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Wairarapa DHB

The Wairarapa DHB is the district health board responsible for delivering health services to Wairarapa. Part of the National Health Board, it was formed in 2001 by government regulation. The Wairarapa District Health Board serves around 39,000 residents.

Wairarapa District Health Board

The DHB is responsible for funding all public health for residents within the Wairarapa boundary. The major facility is the Wairarapa Hospital (sometimes referred to as the Masterton Hospital). The hospital has 92 beds and the full range of hospital services. Opened in 2006, the hospital has the latest in equipment and is the pride of the Wairarapa region.

As the sole organising body for the Wairarapa, the health board is involved at all levels of the health care spectrum and provides primary, secondary and tertiary health care services. As well as the hospital and local health clinics, the Wairarapa DHB administers include dozens of specialist health care services. These include such as pharmacies, dental services, education in schools, Maori and community health initiatives across Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Martinborugh and Featherston.

Wairarapa DHB Job Vacancies

The Wairarapa DHB has around 650 staff at any one time. These staff are employed in 3 main brances, with more stationed across the region at smaller care facilities. With this number of staff there are always new job vacancies becoming available. From GPs and doctors, to nurses and specialist technicians such as radiology there is a wide variety of jobs. Administration is also an area where many staff are needed to manage the flow of information and patient data. You can find out more about the current job openings by visting the DHB jobs website: www.wairarapadhb.currentjobs.co.nz

Wairarapa DHB Contact Information

For General Enquiries

Phone: 06 946 9800

Email: hospital@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz


Physical Address:

Wairarapa District Health Board
Te Ore Ore Road

For DHB Job vacancies

Phone: 06 946 9821

Email: jobs@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz


Mailing Address:

Wairarapa District Health Board
PO Box 96
Blair Street
Masterton 5840

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