- About Te Aka Whai Ora
- About Te Whatu Ora
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!
Te Whatu Ora | Te Tai Tokerau | Northland
Te Tai Tokerau employs 3,661 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.
Whangārei, Dargaville, Kawakawa and Kaitaia
Te Whatu Ora's headquarters and main hospital are located in the city of Whangārei, with smaller hospitals in the Bay of Islands, Kaitaia and Dargaville.
Te Tai Tokerau's services 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.
Here's a list of medical services and specialties offered in Northland in alphabetical order
Services A to H
|B4 School Check|
|Bowel Screening Programme|
|Cancer (Oncology) Services|
|Childbirth Education Classes|
|Child Health Connection Service|
|Child Protection & Family Violence Service|
|Clinical Records Service|
|Community Physiotherapy Service|
|Community Rehabilitation & Allied Health Services|
|District Nursing Service Whangarei|
|Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)|
|Foundations, Charities and Volunteers|
|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|
|Māori Health Directorate - Te Poutokomanawa|
|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|
|Pain Management Service|
|Palliative Care Service|
|Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Directorate|
|Release of Patient Information|
|Renal (Nephrology) Service|
|Sexual Health Service|
|Speech Language Therapy (Adults)|
|Vision Screening Testing|
For short-term stays
- Whangārei: Citylink operates the Whangarei bus routes. Rental car companies available are: Hertz, RaD Car Hire, Budget Car Rental, and Avis.
- Dargaville: The bus service operates Monday – Friday, however a rental car from Whangārei may be best.
- Bay of Islands: Buslink operates Tuesdays & Thursdays only. Rental car options from Whangārei and Kerikeri are: Hertz, Far North Rentals, and Blue Star.
- Kaitaia: Buslink operates Tuesdays & Thursdays only.
Photo credit: Darryl Ward
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