Waikato DHB

Find out about Waikato DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how Waikato is performing against the health system indicators, and more.

waikato mapWaikato DHB is based in Hamilton, and covers an area from the Coromandel in the north down to near Mt Ruapehu in the south.

It has a population of 435,690 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about Waikato’s population.

Waikato DHB received $1,402.5 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:

  • $113.5 million in 2020/21
  • $50.6 million in 2019/20
  • $49.8 million in 2018/19.
Funding growth
  Waikato increase National increase
2020/21 8.81% 6.94%
2019/20 4.18% 4.32%
2018/19 4.35% 4.34%
Waikato DHB contact details
Postal address Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240
Street address Waikato Hospital
Pembroke Street
Hamilton
Phone (07) 839 8899
Fax (07) 839 8680
Email [email protected]
Website www.waikatodhb.health.nz
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/waikatodhb

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.

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