Hawke's Bay Healthcare

A wide range of community health services are available in the Hawke's Bay
Looking for general healthcare information?

The main public health facility is the Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital in Hastings which offers the full complement of health services from emergency to Radiology.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay

Te Whatu Ora te Matau a Māui provides health services in the Hawke's Bay region

Te Whatu Ora | Te Matau a Māui Hawkes Bay

Private hospitals

To find Private hospitals in this region search on this Ministry of Health webpage

Private hospitals in Hawke's Bay | Ministry of Health


All dentists are registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand. Use their website to find a dentist near you.

Dental Council of New Zealand

Local Health Centres and doctors (GPs)

Doctors (GPs) are fully trained medical doctors who can advise you on your health and refer you for further tests or specialist treatment if needed. GPs are registered with a Primary Health Organisation (PHO).

Enrolling with your local doctor will save you money and help keep you and your family healthy.

To find a PHO and GPs in the Hawke's Bay region, see the links below.

Enrolling with your local doctor

Health Practices | Health Hawkes Bay

Find a GP | Healthpoint

Mental Health Services

Mental healthcare services in the Hawke's Bay region are provided by Te Whatu Ora te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay. Look on their website for details.

Mental health service | Te Whatu Ora te Matau a Māui Hawkes Bay

After hours and emergency services

City Medical at Napier Health Centre provides 24 hour urgent medical care.  (06) 835 4999.

Healthline offers free telephone health advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 0800 611 116. Use the Healthline website below to find a pharmacy near you.

City Medical

Find an after hours centre near you | Healthpoint


The Plunket Society (Plunket) offers information, support and developmental assessments of children at varying stages between birth and 5 years. They also organise car seat education services, parenting education and parenting groups. See the links below for services in your area.

Plunket also offers a free parent helpline and advice service available to all families and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 0800 933 922 for parenting help.

Hawke's Bay plunket services | Plunket 

Plunket line | Plunket

Having a baby

There are various options available for giving birth in the Hawke's Bay region. Check on the Ministry of Health web-site to see what is available in your area.

Hawke's Bay maternity services | Ministry of Health

Senior line

Senior Line is a phone service and online portal with information for older people and their carers who are making decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, day care options and rest homes. Call 0800 725 463, or visit the website.

Hawke's Bay | Senior line


Hospice is specialist care given to those with life-limiting illness. They provide hospice care in the region free of charge and in the setting of their choice.

Hospice in Hawke's Bay

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