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Health targets - Our Progress
Lakes DHB Health Targets - Our Progress
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as a patient

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New confirmed

cases of measles in

Lakes DHB area


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What you need to know about this year's elections to Lakes District Health Board (7 elected members)

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About us

Lakes DHB plans, funds and provides hospital and health services to just over 100,000 people in the local authority areas for Taupo and Rotorua districts.

Lakes DHB’s mission is to:

  • improve health for all
  • maximise independence for people with disabilities
  • and with tangata whenua, support a focus on health.


Update 8 10.30hours

Friday 13 September 2019 - Bus crash patients Update 8Read more

Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission appointed

Thursday 12 September 2019 - Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission appointed Read more

Ministry targets vaccinations to the most vulnerable

Wednesday 11 September 2019 - Ministry targets vaccinations to the most vulnerable Read more

Bus crash patients remain in stable condition

Bus crash update 6-Tuesday 10 September 2019 11.15hoursRead more

Lakes DHB Hospitals

(07) 348 1199
Physical Address

Corner Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road,
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua 24 Hour Emergency Department

Access to the Emergency Department is via Pukeroa Road which runs between Arawa Street and Lake Road, and can be accessed by either road. Signage on Pukeroa Road and all public carparks provide directions specifically to the building which houses the emergency department.

View detailed map of Rotorua Hospital
(07) 376 1000
Physical Address

Kotare Street, Taupo, New Zealand

View detailed map of Taupo Hospital

Help if you are unwell

For serious accidents or urgent medical attention

For Emergencies Dial 111

Keep our emergency departments for emergencies.

For all non-emergency treatments or advice

After Hours Care Rotorua 07 348 1000
After Hours Triage Taupo 0800 776 2273
Healthline 0800 611 116
Poisons 0800 764 766
Contact a GP View Lakes DHB GPs