Directors of Area Mental Health Services contact list

For more informaton, see Guidelines for the Role and Function of Directors of Area Mental Health Services

Contact details for Directors of Area Mental Health Services
Region/DHB Name Postal address Phone Email
Auckland Dr Allen Fraser Auckland District Health Board
Private Bag 92024
Auckland City Hospital
Auckland 1142
(09) 375 7099 [email protected]
Bay of Plenty Mr Jeff Symonds Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Tauranga Hospital
Private Bag 12-024
Tauranga 3143
(07) 579 8321 [email protected]
Canterbury Dr Sigi Schmidt Admin Building 6, Hillmorton Hospital
Canterbury District Health Board
Private Bag 4733
Christchurch 8140

(03) 339 1118

[email protected]
Canterbury
(Forensic)
Dr Maxwell Panckhurst Canterbury District Health Board
Hillmorton Hospital
Private Bag 4733
Christchurch 8140
(03) 337 7969 [email protected]
Counties Manukau Ms Anne Brebner Counties Manukau District Health Board
Middlemore Hospital
Private Bag 93311
Otahuhu
Auckland 1640
(09) 276 0044 [email protected]
Hawke's Bay Dr Greg Young Hawkes Bay District Health Board
Private Bag 9014
Hastings 4156
  [email protected]
Lakes Joanna Price Lakes District Health Board
Rotorua Hospital
Private Bag 3023
Rotorua 3046
027 531 7794 [email protected]
MidCentral Raeleen Toia Midcentral District Health Board
Kauri Centre
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North 4442
(06) 350 8358 [email protected]
Nelson Marlborough Dr Joe Babinski Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
PO Box 18
Nelson 7042
(03) 546 1725 [email protected]
Northland Dr Margaret Aimer Northland District Health Board
PO Box 9742
Whangarei 0140
(09) 430 4101 [email protected]
South Canterbury Dr Cecilia Smith-Hamel South Canterbury DHB
Private Bag 911
Timaru
(03) 687 2847 [email protected]
Southern Ruth Manning DAMHS Office
Private Bag 1921
Dunedin, 9016
(03) 476 0999 [email protected]
Tairawhiti Dr Sue Mackersey Tairawhiti District Health Board
Private Bag 7001
Gisborne 4040
(06) 869 0500 [email protected] 
Taranaki Dr Ryan Bell Taranaki District Health Board
Private Bag 2016
New Plymouth 4342 
(06) 753 6139 [email protected]
Waikato Dr Rees Tapsell Mental Health & Addiction Services
Waikato District Health Board
Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240
(07) 834 3621 [email protected]
Waikato
(Forensic)
Dr Peter Dean Midland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services
Henry Bennett Centre
Private Bag 3200
Hamilton 3240
(07) 858 0970 [email protected]
Waitemata Dr Greg Finucane Mental Health & Addiction Services
Waitemata District Health Board
Private Bag 93503
Takapuna
Auckland 0740
(09) 822 8720 [email protected]
Waitemata
(Forensic)
Dr Krishna Pillai Regional Forensic Services
Waitemata District Health Board
Private Bag 19986
Avondale
Auckland 1746
(09) 815 5166 [email protected]
Wellington Mr Jeff Hammond Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service 3DHB
PO Box 50233
Porirua 5240
027 496 4752 [email protected]
Wellington
(Forensic) 
Dr Jackie Short Te Korowai Whariki Central Regional Forensic Service
Papatuanuku
PO Box 50233
Porirua 5240
(04) 918 2470 [email protected]
West Coast Dr Heather McPherson Grey Base Hospital
West Coast DHB
PO Box 387 
Greymouth 7840
021 385 383 [email protected]
Whanganui Mr Jeff Hammond Delta Administration
Whanganui District Health Board
Private Bag 3003
Whanganui 4540
(06) 348 3109 [email protected]
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