Find out about South Canterbury DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how South Canterbury is pperforming against the health system indicators, and more.
South Canterbury DHB is based in Timaru, and covers an area that stretches along the east coast from Rangitata to Waimate, and inland to Mt Cook.
It has a population of 61,955 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about South Canterbury’s population.
South Canterbury DHB received $205.0 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:
- $10.3 million in 2020/21
- $6.8 million in 2019/20
- $4.8 million in 2018/19.
|South Canterbury increase||National increase|
|Postal address||Private Bag 911
|Street address||Cnr Queen & High Street
|Phone||(03) 687 2100|
|Fax||(03) 688 0238|
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.