Te Tai Tokerau Northland

Northland is a beautiful and diverse region of Aotearoa, New Zealand with plenty to offer visitors. Whether you're interested in water sports, historic sites, natural beauty or ancient Kauri trees—Northland has it all!

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Te Whatu Ora | Te Tai Tokerau | Northland

Te Tai Tokerau employs over 4,000 staff. Acute services are provided through the districts' four hospitals, based at Whangārei, Dargaville, Kawakawa and Kaitaia, with elective surgery performed at Whangārei and Kaitaia. 

The Northland Region

Northland, especially the Bay of Islands, is one of the Aotearoa, New Zealand's most popular tourist destinations. This area offers an abundance of ancient forests and historical sites—there are over a hundred beaches in Whangārei alone!

Northland is located in the northernmost part of the North Island of New Zealand. It is well known for its beautiful landscapes, cultural heritage, and warm subtropical climate.

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Whangārei, Dargaville, Kawakawa and Kaitaia

The Te Whatu Ora headquarters and main hospital are located in the city of Whangārei, with smaller hospitals in the Bay of Islands, Kaitaia and Dargaville.

The services of Te Tai Tokerau are supplemented by a network of community-based, outpatient and mental health services, a range of Allied Health services, and a public and population health unit. Some specialist services, like radiation treatment and neurology services, are provided from Auckland or through visiting specialists travelling to Northland.

Hospital Services

Here's a list of medical services and specialties offered in Northland in alphabetical order

Services A to H

Bariatric Surgery
B4 School Check
Bowel Screening Programme
Breast Clinic
Cancer (Oncology) Services
Cervical Screening
Chaplaincy Care
Childbirth Education Classes
Child Health
Child Health Connection Service
Child Protection & Family Violence Service
Clinical Coding
Clinical Records Service
Colposcopy Service
Communicable Disease
Community Physiotherapy Service
Community Rehabilitation & Allied Health Services
Dental Services
District Nursing Service Whangarei
Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
Foundations, Charities and Volunteers
General Medicine
General Surgery
Health of Older People (HOP)
Health Promoting Schools / Fruit in Schools
Health Protection Officers
Hearing Screening Testing
He Tupua Waiora - Pregnancy and Parental Service
He Waka Kakarauri

Services I to Z

Immunisation Coordinator - Well Child Youth & Clinical Service
Incontinence Service
Liver Service
Māori Health Directorate - Te Poutokomanawa
Maternity Services
Mental Health and Addictions
Mobile Ear Clinic
New Born Hearing Screening (UNHSEIP)
Ngā Tātai Ihorangi [Pre Conception and pregnancy through to the First 2000 Days]
Northland Primary Options
Oral Health Service
Oral & Maxillofacial Service
Orthopaedic Services
Orthotic Department
Pain Management Service
Palliative Care Service
Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Directorate
Primary Health
Public Health
Release of Patient Information
Renal (Nephrology) Service
Rheumatology Service
Sexual Health
Sexual Health Service
Speech Language Therapy (Adults)
Stroke/TIA Service
Vascular Service
Vision Screening Testing
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Photo credit: Darryl Ward

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Relocating to the Northland District

Need some help with settling in? Use our settlement booklet as a handy guide to refer back to any time so you can feel right at home in Aotearoa in no time. 

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