Find out about Canterbury DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how Canterbury is performing against the health system indicators, and more.
Canterbury DHB is based in Christchurch, and covers an area from Kekerengu in the north, down to Ashburton in the south, and inland to the Southern Alps. It also covers Chatham Island.
It has a population of 578,290 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about Canterbury’s population.
Canterbury DHB received $1,628.5 million in funding in 2020/21.*
*This only includes devolved funding from the Ministry. Visit Funding for more information.
Funding increases as a result of growth over the last 3 years were as follows:
- $86.3 million in 2020/21
- $65.9 million in 2019/20
- $45.1 million in 2018/19.
|Canterbury increase||National increase|
|Postal address||PO Box 1600
|Street address||Level 2, H Block
The Princess Margaret Hospital
|Phone||(03) 364 4106|
|Fax||(03) 364 4101|
DHB annual planning
Every year the DHB develops, updates and publishes on their website a number of key annual planning documents such as their Annual Plan and Regional Service Plan.
Health System Indicators
Health System Indicators measure and report on how well our health and disability system is doing for New Zealanders.
Find out more about Health System Indicators.