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About us

Lakes DHB plans, funds and provides hospital and health services to just over 100,000 people in the local authority areas for Taupo and Rotorua districts.

Lakes DHB’s mission is to:

  • improve health for all
  • maximise independence for people with disabilities
  • and with tangata whenua, support a focus on health.


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Novel coronavirus - update 9 February 2020

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Lakes DHB Hospitals

(07) 348 1199
Physical Address

Corner Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road,
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua 24 Hour Emergency Department

Access to the Emergency Department is via Pukeroa Road which runs between Arawa Street and Lake Road, and can be accessed by either road. Signage on Pukeroa Road and all public carparks provide directions specifically to the building which houses the emergency department.

View detailed map of Rotorua Hospital
(07) 376 1000
Physical Address

Kotare Street, Taupo, New Zealand

View detailed map of Taupo Hospital

Help if you are unwell

For serious accidents or urgent medical attention

For Emergencies Dial 111

Keep our emergency departments for emergencies.

For all non-emergency treatments or advice

After Hours Care Rotorua 07 348 1000
After Hours Triage Taupo 0800 776 2273
Healthline 0800 611 116
Poisons 0800 764 766
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