Canterbury maternity facilities

This page lists the maternity facilities available in the Canterbury area.

Tertiary maternity facilities are designed for women with complex maternity needs which require specialist multidisciplinary care. Well women may use these facilities in the absence of other maternity facilities in their area.

Primary maternity facilities are designed for well women who have no complications during pregnancy. They’re run and staffed by midwives.

For information on the different kinds of maternity facility, see Where to give birth.


Tertiary maternity facilities

Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Contact and address

Address Riccarton Avenue
Christchurch
Website Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Phone 03 366 4699

Primary maternity facilities

Ashburton Hospital

Contact and address

Address Elizabeth Street
Ashburton
Website Ashburton Hospital
Phone 03 307 8483
Postal address Private Bag 801
Ashburton 7740

Features

  • Offers birth and postnatal care
  • Labour and birth pool available
  • Located within rural community hospital

Darfield Hospital

Contact and address

Address Mathias Street
Darfield
Website Darfield Hospital
Phone 03 318 8503
Fax 03 318 8554

Features

  • Two maternity beds
  • Located within rural community hospital

Kaikoura Hospital

Contact and address

Address Deal Street
Kaikoura
Website Kaikoura Hospital
Phone 03 319 7760
Fax 03 319 7761

Features

  • Three maternity beds for labour and birth and postnatal care
  • Located within rural community hospital

Lincoln Maternity Hospital

Contact and address

Address James Street
Lincoln
Website Lincoln Maternity Hospital
Phone 03 325 2802
Fax 03 325 2876

Features

  • Birth and postnatal care
  • Spa bath, shower and en suite in birthing room

Rangiora Hospital

Contact and address

Address Ashley Street
Rangiora
Website Rangiora Hospital
Phone 03 313 7299
Fax 03 313 7682

Features

  • Birth and postnatal care
  • Separate bath room for birthing room with spa bath, shower and toilet
  • Located with continuing care facility

St George’s Hospital

Contact and address

Address 249 Papanui Road
Strowan
Christchurch
Website Maternity Unit – St George’s Hospital
Phone 03 375 6000
Fax 03 355 2057
Email reception@stgeorges.org.nz

Features

  • Two birthing rooms, one with a pool
  • Ten single post natal rooms with ensuites.

Waikari Hospital

Contact and address

Address 16 Littles Drive
Waikari
Website Waikari Hospital
Phone 03 314 4005
Fax 03 314 4965

Features

  • Two maternity beds located within continuing care facility
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