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Tumanako Mental Health Unit Inpatient Hospital

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Entry and admission can be initiated through one of Mental Health Services three crisis teams, or local Community Mental Health & Addiction Teams or as a 'Transfer of Care' from another inpatient unit or General Hospital.


Tumanako is a 29 bed inpatient unit for people experiencing an acute phrase of their psychiatric illness, or who are in need of a period of close observation and/or intensive investigation and/or intervention, where this is unable to be safely provided within the client's home or less acute treatment facility.

Tumanako Mental Health Inpatient Unit is based on the Whangarei Hospital campus.

Contact Details

Phone (09) 430 4101 then:
Ward - ext 8278
Unit Manager - ext 8295


Whangarei Hospital
Maunu Road

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Street Address

Whangarei Hospital
Maunu Road

Postal Address

Whangarei Hospital
Private Bag 9742
Whangarei 0148

This page was last updated at 1:14PM on May 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Mental Health & Addictions - Inpatient Services.