June 29, 2012
As part of the site redevelopment plan at Whangarei Hospital the Northland District Health Board has signed off the building of a new Maternity Facility which is now in design phase. Following consultation a floor plan has been developed which provides for contemporary maternity care. An estimated investment of $9 million dollars will build a [...]
October 11, 2011
The Open Day for the new mental health unit “Tumanako” took place on 7 October 2011. A dawn blessing by local Kaumatua started the day off at 5am which was followed by an official opening by Northland DHB Board members. Guests were invited to take a tour of the new building which has been described as a [...]
View images during construction.
Open Days for the new mental health unit “Tumanako” located at Whangarei Hospital have now been confirmed. The Opening Day on 7 October 2011, will commence with a dawn blessing at 5am. As the dawn breaks the Tomokanga and the Pou can be viewed and the new building will be blessed for all staff and [...]
Exciting times are ahead as the Mental Health Inpaitent Unit (MHIPU), currently located in Wards 6 & 7 at Whangarei Hospital start preparing for their move to the new unit “Tumanako”. The Whangarei Hospital Redevelopment Project Office and Mental Health admin staff have been planning the upcoming migration for months. Now the countdown is on [...]
Construction of the new Mental Health Inpatient Unit has commenced and the 1st stage of site preparation – excavation works, involving removal of 5,000m3 of soil from the worksite is nearly complete. There will be a reduction in the number of trucks carrying soil from the work site. To help reduce pressure on the Hospital [...]