Find out about Lakes DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how Lakes is performing against national health targets, and more.
Lakes DHB is based in Taupo and Rotorua. It covers an area from just north of Lake Rotorua down to Mt Ruapehu in the south.
It has a population of 116,370 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about Lakes’ population.
Lakes DHB received $381.0 million in funding in 2020/21.*
Funding increases as a result of growth over the last 3 years were as follows:
- $31.4 million in 2020/21
- $11.6 million in 2019/20
- $12.0 million in 2018/19.
|Lakes increase||National increase|
*This only includes devolved funding from the Ministry. Visit Funding for more information.
DHB annual planning
Every year the DHB develops, updates and publishes on their website (see link below) a number of key annual planning documents such as their Annual Plan and Regional Service Plan.
|Rotorua||Postal address||Private Bag 3023
Rotorua Mail Centre
|Street address||Corner Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road
|Phone||(07) 348 1199|
|Taupo||Postal address||PO Box 841
|Street address||Kotare Street
|Phone||(07) 376 1000|
|Fax||(07) 376 1003|
Update on status of national health targets
Work is underway to develop a new set of performance measures. While this work is in progress, we will only provide the raw health targets data. We will not develop separate reports or infographics, or present data by primary health organisation. See How is my DHB performing? for the latest data.
For more information on the development of new measures, see the Health targets page.