2 Park Road
Auckland 1023


Auckland City Hospital is New Zealand's largest public hospital and clinical research facility.  As one of the leading public healthcare providers in the country, it is committed to excellence in patient care, research, training, and community service.   

The hospital brings together the services of Greenlane Clinical Centre and the National Women's Hospital into one building, and links with Starship Children's Hospital.

Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland is the largest trainer of doctors in New Zealand, with approximately 1,477 medical staff. 

Auckland City Hospital has the largest elective surgery delivery system in the country with 23,000 patient discharges every year. The hospital undertakes an average of 30,000 acute surgical discharges and 66,000 acute medical and rehabilitation discharges every year.

Some of the specialist services provided by Auckland City Hospital for the whole of New Zealand are:

  • Organ transplants (heart, lung, and liver)
  • Acute major airway obstruction transferred for laser or stent placement
  • Massive haemoptysis surgery
  • Hepatic surgery
  • Specialist paediatric services
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Intensive care.

Healthcare Services

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Central Auckland

Visiting Hours

Current information for visiting.

Please note, there may be some areas of the hospital unable to accept visitors to keep everyone safe. These areas may change from time to time.


In addition to the following cafes and food services, snack and cold drink vending machines are located in the main hospital corridors on most levels.

Makete – Level 5

  • Weekdays: 7am to 8pm
  • Weekends: 9am to 6pm

Jamaica Blue – Level 5

  • Weekdays: 6.30am to 8pm
  • Weekends and public holidays: 8am to 5pm

Planet Espresso – Level 5

  • Monday to Sunday: 6.30am to 6pm
  • Weekends: 7.30am to 5.30pm
  • Public holidays: Closed

Planet Espresso – Level 3

  • Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 3.30pm

Subway – Level 5

  • Monday to Friday: 6am to 8pm
  • Weekends & public holidays: 8am to 8pm

St Pierre Sushi – underneath Carpark A, Park Road

  • Seven days a week: 8am to 8pm

Columbus Coffee – underneath Carpark A, Park Road

  • Weekdays: 6.30am to 5.30pm
  • Weekends: 7.30am to 5pm

Public Transport

Buses are available outside the Main Entrance on Park Road.
For further bus information, see Auckland Transport, or phone 09 366 6400 or free on 0800 10 30 80 if outside the local calling area.

A taxi phone is located in the Main Entrance on Level 4, and at the entrance to the Emergency Department. Taxi ranks are located outside the Main Entrance (Level 4).

Waitemata Shuttle Service  
This shuttle provides transport assistance for people living in the Waitemata area with an appointment at Auckland City Hospital. For more information please call 0800 809 342 or 09 426 0918 or download the Community Shuttle information sheet

Cycle storage is available for visitors in the entrance to Car Park A at Auckland City Hospital. Bring your own lockable chain. You can check out cycle paths around the area on Auckland Transport’s website

Auckland City and Starship Children's Hospital are served by Grafton Station - Western Line - an 8-minute walk and Newmarket Station - Eastern and Southern lines - 12-minute walk.

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There are two carparks at Auckland City and Starship Children's Hospital.

Visitors and patients to Auckland City Hospital should use Carpark A. This is situated at the front of the hospital and accessed from Park Road. There is also a free 15 minute drop off and pick up in this car park. 

Visitors and patients to Starship Children’s Hospital should use Carpark B behind Starship, which is accessed from Grafton Road or Park Road.

Disability parking & wheelchairs

Disability parking is available in both Car Park A & Car Park B. There are wheelchair bays on ALL levels. Wheelchair assistance is available at the main entrance, or ask at the reception desk on Level 5.

Public Parking Fees 

If you are a patient or close family member who needs to use the carpark for an extended period then please talk to your Charge Nurse if you are facing financial pressures, as we may be able to help. 

0 - 15 mins


15 - 30 mins


30 mins - 1 hour


1 - 2 hours


2 - 3 hours


3 - 4 hours


4 - 5 hours


5 - 6 hours


6 - 7 hours


7 - 8 hours


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Emergency Department
For urgent or critical care, drivers should follow the signs to the Emergency Department which is clearly signposted from the entrance.

Transition Lounge Parking
Patients can wait in the comfort of the Transition Lounge after discharge while they are waiting for relatives to collect them. The Transition Lounge is located on Level 5 of the Support Building.

There is a free 15-minute drop off and pick up in car park A (opposite the Transition Lounge). There are also two car parking spaces, opposite the Transition Lounge, where people can park for five minutes while they pick up a discharged patient.


Te Whare Awhina

Te Whare Awhina is located on the Auckland City Hospital site and is available to whānau/family who meet the entry criteria.

Accommodation is short term and primarily for whānau of patients who live outside of the Greater Auckland region. Whānau who have a patient that resides in the Auckland region will be considered on a case by case basis. Patients themselves are not eligible for accommodation.

We can accommodate a maximum of 3 whānau members. Bedding, towels, and laundry facilities are provided. A kitchen is available but families must supply their own food. A bond of $20 is required upon registration. A fee may be charged if you are not eligible for a Ministry of Health subsidy.

All bookings must be made via a referral. If you need accommodation, ask your nurse, or one of the He Kamaka Waiora team.

Contact Te Whare Awhina:  09 307 4949  ext 25830.


Hospital Pharmacy

Medications are dispensed to inpatients while they are in hospital, by the hospital pharmacy.

Auckland City Hospital Pharmacy

This is a retail pharmacy situated in the shopping area on Level 5.

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm
Saturday/Sunday: 10am to 4pm 

Phone: (09) 307 8997
Location: Level 5, Support Building


Security Officers are on duty 24 hours a day. They patrol all of the facilities on the hospital site.

The hospital and wards are locked down each night at 8pm and security guards are stationed at the Level 4 Main Entrance and the Accident and Emergency Department on Level 2.

Support Services


The Chaplaincy Service is available to all patients, their whānau/ families and hospital staff.…


Interpreting Services

A 24-hour service is available through wards/departments for those patients who require it.…



The Volunteer Site Ambassadors provide friendly assistance enabling people to find their way around the new hospital, clinics, wards and other facilities as required.…


Transition Lounge

Monday to Friday, 9am - 7pm. Phone: (09) 307 4949, ext 25501

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Hospital Fees

Will your healthcare Auckland City Hospital cost you anything?

New Zealand has a publicly funded healthcare system for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.…


The Kaiatawhai Service

The service is designed to ensure that the cultural and spiritual needs of Māori patients and their whānau are met.…



Auckland City Hospital Retail Shops

Auckland City Hospital provides patients and visitors with a number of convenient shopping facilities. On Level 5 you will find a pharmacy, convenience store/florist, and bookstore/gift shop. These shops are open seven days and sell, among other things, phone cards, newspapers, toiletries, snacks and flowers. There is also a small shopping area across from the hospital on Park Road.

Paperplus Book & Gift Shop

  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8am to 6.30pm
  • Wednesday: 8am to 6.30pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 9am to 5pm
  • Public holidays: Closed

Other Services Nearby
On Park Road, just two minute's walk from the hospital, there are several shops including eat-in or takeaway food, minimarts and a dairy.

Newmarket has a full range of shops. It is a 10-minute walk across the Domain or a quick trip on a Link Bus.


Money machines are located:

  • In the main hospital building, Level 5 retail area, next to Planet Espresso.
  • On Level 3 of Starship Children’s Hospital.

Internet/Wifi hotspots
Free wifi is available in some areas in our buildings. Look out for "Hospital Hot Spot" on the wifi networks on your phone, tablet or laptop. You can log in for free wifi.

  • Phone

    (09) 367 0000

  • Patient enquiries

    (09) 375 4300

  • Known extension/pager

    (09) 307 4949

  • Acute Referrals Service

    (09) 375 7030, Ext: 24048 

  • Emergency Department

    (09) 367 0000, open 24 hours / 7 days

  • Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries

    (09) 638 0400 / scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 

Mental Health Services

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line

    0800 800717

  • GP / External Specialist Help Desk

    (09) 307 2800


2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

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Street Address

2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

Private Bag 92 024
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142