Taranaki DHB - About us from Taranaki DHB on Vimeo.

Consider the possibilities

Download our guide to some of our careers in health here (PDF 1.7MB)

Staff profiles

Check out some of our staff members here at Taranaki DHB and hear what they have to say about working here.

See all staff profiles here.

job vacancies submit your cv

Taranaki is one of those magical places in the world where people come for a visit, and find they never want to leave. The wonderful natural environment with a majestic mountain at its heart, the rugged coastline world-renowned for its surf, great career opportunities, our love of art and culture, cafes and outdoor living mean it's a fantastic place to work, live and play.

Our Vision

Mission (Te Kaupapa)

Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

Our Values

Ngā Tikanga - How we work together and with others

We will work together by:

  • Treating people with trust, respect and compassion
  • Communicating openly, honestly and acting with integrity
  • Enabling professional and organisational standards to be met
  • Supporting achievement and acknowledging successes
  • Creating healthy and safe environments
  • Welcoming new ideas

Our Aims

We have identified the following aims which we see as the cornerstones to achieve our vision.

  • To promote healthy lifestyles and self responsibility
  • To have the people and infrastructure to meet changing health need
  • To have people as healthy as they can be through promotion, prevention, early intervention and rehabilitation
  • To have services that are people-centred and accessible where the health sector works as one
  • To have a multi-agency approach to health
  • To improve the health of Māori and groups with poor health status
  • To lead and support the health and disability sector and provide stability throughout change
  • To make the best use of the resources available


Last updated: Monday, February 12, 2018

DHB - About Us | Contact Us | Find Us | Sitemap | Disclaimer | Ministry of Health | | Taranaki DHB Private Bag 2016 New Plymouth 4342 | © 2010