Hāwera Hospital

Welcome to the Hāwera Hospital pages. Hāwera Hospital offers a comprehensive health service. The sun filled hospital includes inpatient beds with private ensuites, four maternity beds and a fully equipped birthing room. A 24-hour emergency department provides emergency services. Hāwera Hospital offers outpatient and community services including mental health, district, allied health and public health services. The new $7.9M Hāwera Hospital opened to patients in March 2002 and was formally opened by the Prime Minister Helen Clark on 19 June 2002.

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Find us:

Hāwera Hospital is located at:
37 Hunter Street
Hāwera 4610.

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Te Whatu Ora Taranaki provides a range of services including public health, medical, surgical, mental health, allied health and ambulance to the Taranaki region.

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District Nursing Services

District nursing services are provided from the hospital and health centres in Hāwera, Stratford (including Opunake), Patea and Waverley.

District nursing services support people to stay in their own community by providing nursing services in the clients' own home, or on an ambulatory basis if the needs can be managed in a cost-effective manner in these locations.

Services include:
General and specialist nursing including complex wound care, (including chronic and recurring wounds)
IV therapy
Enteral therapy, continence and stomal care.

Contact us 06 298 9906

General Practice (The Practice)

The South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice (The Practice), located at Hāwera Hospital, is a modern service run by a team of senior skilled clinicians such as general practitioners, nurse practitioners, practice nurses and rural/urgent care doctors.
For more details please visit South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice • Healthpoint

Contact us
0800 225571 or 06 2781383
South Taranaki Rural Health GP fees

Hawera Emergency Department

The Emergency Department (ED) at Hāwera Hospital is run by a highly skilled staff trained in specialist emergency care.
People presenting at the emergency department is seen in order of priority for medical attention, rather than order of arrival. This is a process known as triage.
The ambulance bay and reception areas are monitored by closed-circuit television to help keep staff and patients safe.

Contact us 06 298 9906

Hāwera Inpatients

Hāwera Inpatients is a 20-bed medical, and assessment treatment and rehabilitation ward which uses an interdisciplinary approach working holistically to improve patient outcomes.

Contact us 06 298 9906


Hāwera Hospital Housekeeping department provides a range of non-clinical services throughout the hospital.

Some of the aspects the department is responsible for include:
- cleaning and orderly services
- laundry
- delivery of laboratory specimens
- stores
- meals

Contact us 06 298 9906

Mental Health

Community Mental Health is a secondary mental health service based at Hāwera Hospital. Our dedicated registered health professionals offer support to whaiora/people in the community with moderate to severe mental illness. People are referred to the service from via their GP or the mental health assessment team.

The service works alongside non-government organisations to provide services that support people with a mental health condition to live well.

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health concerns, please see your general practitioner (GP) in the first instance or contact the mental health assessment team on (0508) 292 467.

Outpatients Department

The outpatient department covers clinics for specialties.
It is a developing service, and we are working to offer greater access and more specialty clinics to reduce the need for the South Taranaki patients to travel.


General X-Ray

Weekdays: 8.30am - 12.00pm, 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Weekend: 11.00am - 3.00pm 24 hours on call

Contact us 06 278 9901

Contact us:

Child & Adolescent Health 278-9929
Child & Adolescent Psychologist 278-9928 or 278-7109
Community Mental Health 278-9917
Continence and Stomal Therapy 278-7109 ext 6704
Diabetes CNS 278-9922
Dietition Services 278-7109
District Nursing 278-9850
District Nursing 278-9850 or 278-7109 ext 6954
Emergency Department 278-9933
Family Planning (Thursdays only) 278-9929
Hawera Inpatients 278-9906
LabCare (Laboratory) 278-9909
Main Office Enquiries / Reception 278-9929 ext 6801 or 6819
Maternity 278-9911 or 278-7109 ext 6891
Medical Records 278 7109 ext 6803 or 6804
Occupational Therapy 278-9924 or 278-7109 ext 6718
Oral Health 278-9882 ext 6857 or 6850
Outpatients 278-9902 or 278-7109 ext 6819
Physiotherapy Department 278-9903 or 278-7109 ext 6913
Public Health Nurses 278-9939 or 278-7109
Radiology 278-9901
Respiratory CNS 278-9914
Social Worker 278-9926 or 278-7109
South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice 0800 225 571

Last updated: Thursday, February 1, 2024

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