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Canterbury District Health Board

Te Poari Hauora o Waitaha

Dial 111 in a medical emergency

If you need health advice, contact your GP anytime day or night. After hours, a registered nurse will take your call and tell what to do and where to go if you need to see a doctor.


  • own and fund public hospitals
  • provide and fund health services in the community
  • help people with disabilities to live and participate in their communities
  • promote and protect the health of the community.

Their main facilities are:

  • Ashburton Hospital
  • Burwood Hospital
  • Christchurch Hospital
  • Christchurch Women's Hospital
  • Hillmorton Hospital
  • Kaikoura Health
  • The Princess Margaret Hospital.

Canterbury District Health Board has a full list of their hospitals and health facilities.

There are other dental and community-based health services in Canterbury.




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