Public Health


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Taranaki District Health Board's Public Health service works both in the hospital environment and throughout the community to promote healthy living and protect the population through education, monitoring, screening and treatment.

Health Promotion

The Health Promotion Unit delivers population based health programmes to the people of Taranaki. Click here for more information.

Health Protection

Health Protection provides regulatory and audit services, and public advocacy/advisory services in the areas of food, communicable disease control, environmental health, toxic substance management. The unit also deals with public health aspects of civil defence. Click here for more information.

Information for private drinking-water supply owners in Taranaki

Click here for information for people who have a private drinking-water supply, are not connected to a council, or town, reticulated supply and who may be concerned about their water quality. On this page you will find: Frequently Asked Questions, Guidelines for Responding to a Drinking-water Contamination Event, and Drinking Water Standards for New Zealand.

Recreational Water Safety Maps

Fresh water and Coastal maps available. Both maps are updated frequently throughout the busy period, October through to April. Click here for water safety maps.

water safety recreational maps

Click here to go to the latest Public Health Unit Annual Plan

Click here to see documentation on Eltham Eader



Last updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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