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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: Office Accommodation

Project Construction

Northland DHB is pleased to announce the appointment of BDA Construction Ltd (A-line Builders) for the design build construction for the basebuild of a new office facility at Whangarei Hospital.

BDA Construction Ltd (trading as) A-Line Builders is a family owned business established in Whangarei in 1993. A-Line has concentrated primarily on the Commercial/Health construction sector, including both Design & Build and Tendered projects.

A-Line have completed a number of projects for Northland DHB including the refurbishment of the Special Care Baby Unit, the new Pharmacy, the new Mortuary and the Kamo and Kerikeri Oral Health Facilities.

A-Line propose to work with an alliance partner, Euroclass Design & Build, plus a team of local sub-contractors.

The design team comprises; Neil Wild and Associates Limited, Thorne Dwyer Structures Ltd, Electrical Consulting Services & MacDonald Barnett Partners Ltd (Fire Engineers).

The access road and new 200 space car park is being constructed by Robinson’s Asphalts.

Northland DHB is pleased to announce the appointment of Canam Construction for the fit out of the new office facility at Whangarei Hospital.


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.