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Kensington Hospital

Private Surgical Service Breast ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver) General Dentist General Surgery Musculoskeletal Obstetric and Gynaecology Ophthalmology Orthopaedics Plastic Surgery Urology

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


Kensington Hospital is Northland's only private surgical hospital. It opened in 2001 and offers a relaxing environment which blends modern facilities with traditional personal attention. The hospital has four operating theatres and a 19 bed inpatient suite for patients requiring ongoing care. A daystay unit provides an area for day surgery patients to relax before travelling home.

You can read more about us, our facilities, our Mission, Vision and values by clicking here

For further information on your visit to Kensington Hospital, including preparing for surgery, what to bring with you, and what to expect on your stay, please click here.   

Interested in becoming a member of our team? For current Kensington Hospital vacancies, please click here.


General Practitioners

Dental Team


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

Visiting Hours: Visitors are welcome between 9am and 8pm. If you would like to visit outside of these times, please contact us to arrange. Contacting a Patient: Patients can be contacted by phoning (09) 437 9080 and their room extension number. Room phone extensions can be found here :

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..


  • Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery

    Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.… More

  • Eye Surgery

    Ophthalmology is the branch of specialist medicine that is focused on the health of eyes and their surrounding tissues, including muscles, bones, eyelids, and tear production/drainage systems.  … More

  • General & Laparoscopic Surgery

    General Surgery encompasses a wide range of conditions within the abdomen, breast, neck, skin and, vascular (blood vessel) system.… More

  • Gynaecological Surgery

    Gynaecology is the area of medicine that deals with health issues and conditions that are specific to women.… More

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

    Orthopaedic surgery encompasses conditions of the musculoskeletal system (bones and joints). … More

  • Plastic Surgery

    Plastic surgery covers a wide range of different surgical procedures that repair, reconstruct or replace structures in many different parts of the body including the skin, face and head, hands, breast and stomach. … More

  • Urological Surgery

    Urology is the branch of medicine that looks at diseases of the urinary system in females and the genitourinary system (urinary system plus genital organs) in males.… More

  • Colonoscopy & Gastroscopy

    Colonoscopy is the examination of your colon (large bowel) using a colonoscope (long, flexible tube with a camera on the end).… More

  • Dental Surgery

    The Kensington Hospital dental  service provides for tooth extractions and other dental surgery performed under General Anaesthesia.… More


Please phone us on (09) 437 9080 for an estimate of the cost of your proposed surgery.

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Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome between 9am and 8pm. If you would like to visit outside of these hours please discuss this with our nursing staff.


A selection of restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops and two supermarkets are within walking distance of the hospital.

Travel Directions

Please click here for travel directions and where to find us.


Carparking is available behind the hospital with access from Islington Street.


There are a number of motels close to the hospital. If you require assistance with accommodation please feel free to phone the hospital receptionists.


Kensington Pharmacy is situated adjacent to the hospital. It is open:

  •    Monday - Saturday:  8:30am to 9:00pm
  •    Sunday and Public Holidays:  10:00am to 9:00pm

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12 Kensington Avenue
Whangarei 0112

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Street Address

12 Kensington Avenue
Whangarei 0112

Postal Address

PO Box 8122,
Whangarei 8122

This page was last updated at 11:32AM on September 25, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Kensington Hospital.