Te Whatu Ora, formerly Northland District Health Board, is responsible for providing or funding health and disability services for the people of Northland. Te Whatu Ora covers a large geographical area from Te Hana in the south to Cape Reinga in the north. Acute services are provided through TWO’s four hospitals, based at Whangārei, Dargaville, Kawakawa and Kaitaia, with elective surgery performed at Whangārei and Kaitaia. These services are supplemented by a network of community-based, outpatient and mental health services, a range of allied health services, and a public and population health unit.
Te Whatu Ora allocates funding across the health sector in Northland, contracting with a range of community-based service providers such as Mahitahi Hauora, our single Primary Health Entity, dentists, pharmacies and other non-government organisations.
If you would like to become a Volunteer at Whangarei Hospital we currently have vacancies for Volunteers in our Meet and Greet Service. All you need is to be friendly and have a few hours to spare each week.
If you are practically orientated, have a current drivers licence, physically fit, friendly, helpful and reliable - we have a great opportunity for you!! Join our team of Volunteer Shuttle Drivers at Whangarei Hospital driving our new electric van.