New Zealand health system
This section is an overview of New Zealand’s health and disability system. It describes the main organisations and structures in the system, their roles, functions, and legislative responsibilities.
Health and disability services in New Zealand are delivered by a complex network of organisations and people. Each has their role in working with others across the system to achieve better health for New Zealanders. Read more.
Health Targets are a set of national performance measures specifically designed to improve the performance of health services. They provide a focus for action. Read more
This section is a guide to publicly funded health and disability services in New Zealand. There is information for service users, and resources for service providers to check eligibility.Read more
Information on key organisations and people in New Zealand’s health and disability system.Read more
My DHB helps you find local health services and tells you how well your district health board is performing.Read more
New Zealand’s health and disability system is mainly funded from general taxation.Read more