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Visiting our hospitals

  • Please visit during our visiting hours (2-8pm for wards; for a full list click here)
  • Please don’t visit if you’re feeling unwell. Patients have access to free Wi-Fi thanks to PRIMO; stay at home and connect with your loved ones in hospital via technology if you can.
  • Got an appointment but you’re feeling unwell? Please call to reschedule for when you’re feeling better.
  • All visitors are encouraged to sanitise your hands and wear a face mask when in our buildings.
  • Entrances to Taranaki Base Hospital main building are available at:
    • The main entrance by the Emergency Department
    • The red path entrance from the main car park (accessed via Lyn Street)
    • Tukapa Street entrance (by Oncology)
    • The Maternity entrance (accessed via David Street)
  • See the Taranaki Base Hospital map to locate these entrances.
  • For information on where to get immunised (antenatal [pregnancy], childhood and more) in Taranaki, click here.
  • To find out about COVID-19 symptoms, testing, isolation, masks and what to do if you test positive, go to COVID-19 | Health Information and Services

Cancer Centre

By early 2025 Taranaki Base Hospital will be the home of a purpose-built and designed Cancer Centre. Take a virtual tour below.

For more on Project Maunga click here.

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