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New Endoscopy Unit Work Begins

The Whangarei Hospital endoscopy service currently operates from two separate locations; one in the theatre complex and the second in the medical outpatient zone. The service is to be relocated and consolidated to provide a more streamlined service for both acute and elective endoscopy procedures. A new unit is to be built in the old […]

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Northland DHB Hospital Redevelopment Private: Maternity

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Northland DHB is pleased to announce the appointment of Canam Construction for the construction of the new Maternity Unit


Canam Construction is a New Zealand owned and managed construction company that was established in 1955. Through 58 years of operations Canam have established an enviable track record and reputation across a diverse range of facilities and infrastructure projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Significant projects currently being completed by the company include the new Rotorua Police station, a 400 room Hotel development in Papua New Guinea and works at Unitec Institute of Technology.

Health projects completed by the company include a diverse range of projects for DHB’s and private sector providers. Significant projects completed by Canam include the new Ormiston Private hospital and projects for Counties Manukau DHB, Waitemata DHB and Southern Cross Hospital. This includes work on Laboratories, In-Patient Wards, Emergency Departments and Mental Health Units.

Canam has worked closely with local Northland subcontractors and suppliers to secure this significant project and we are looking forward to the successful delivery of the new maternity facilities that Whangarei and the wider community can be proud of.