Lakes maternity facilities

This page lists the maternity facilities available in the Rotorua and Taupō areas.

Secondary maternity facilities are designed for women and babies who experience complications and may require care from an obstetrician, anaesthetist, paediatrician as well as a midwife. Well women may use these facilities in the absence of other maternity facilities in their area.

Primary maternity facilities are designed for well women who have no complications during pregnancy. They’re run and staffed by midwives.

There are no tertiary maternity facilities in the Lakes district. If you have more complex maternity needs which require specialist, multidisciplinary care, you’ll generally be referred to a maternity facility in Waikato DHB instead.

For information on the different kinds of maternity facility, see Where to give birth.

Secondary maternity facilities

Rotorua Hospital

Contact and address

Address Corner Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road
Website Rotorua Maternity Services
Phone 07 348 1199

Primary maternity facilities

Taupō Maternity Unit

Contact and address

Address Kotare Street
Website Taupō Maternity Services
Phone 07 376 1000
Fax 07 376 1003
Postal address Taupō Hospital
PO Box 841
Taupō 3351


  • Maternity unit offering birthing and postnatal care
  • Located within a rural community hospital
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