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Waitematā DHB Adult Mental Health Services

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Adult Mental Health Services are provided to adults (20-65 years) residing in the North Shore, Waitakere and Rodney districts.

  • Community based care providing outpatient appointments
  • Inpatient care (Emergency / crisis assessment 24/7)
  • Alternatives to admission (crisis respite care and home based crisis support)
  • Access to specialist ongoing rehabilitation & extended care residential facilities (residential support needs provided by NGO, clinical needs met by WDHB)


Community based

Free parking is available on the street and in off-street designated areas.




Phone/fax numbers

North Shore

44 Taharoto Rd, Takapuna, North Shore

8.00am - 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 487 1414

Fax: (09) 487 1424

Acute concerns after hours

Tel: (09) 486 8900

(ask for mental health)



Waimarino, 33 Paramount Dr, Henderson

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 822 8501

Fax: (09) 822 8515

Acute concerns after hours

Tel: (09) 822 8501



 Red Beach

 136 Whangaparaoa Rd, Red Beach

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 427 0360

Fax: (09) 427 0349


 65 Commercial Rd, Helensville

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 420 9450

Fax: (09) 420 7050

 Tohu Wairua

 7 Alnwick St, Warkworth

8.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: (09) 422 2710

Fax: (09) 422 2719

New referrals and acute concerns after hours for all of Rodney


Tel: (09) 427 0360

Fax: (09) 427 0349


Inpatient Units

North Shore


He Puna Waiora
North Shore Hospital , 132 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna (entrance directly off Shakespeare Road)

Tel: (09) 486 8922
Fax: (09) 486 8925

Visiting Hours
Monday to Friday: 10am to 11.30am and 4pm to 7pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10am to 7pm

Some free parking is available at the unit otherwise Shakespeare Rd
Paid parking is available on the hospital site – refer to



Waitakere Hospital , 155 Lincoln Rd, Henderson

Tel: (09) 837 6640 
Fax: (09) 837 6641

Visiting hours
Monday to Friday: 11am to 1pm and 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 8pm

ICU by appointment only

Paid parking is available on the hospital site – refer to

Referral Expectations

You may be referred to us by your GP if your symptoms are severe and you are having difficulties functioning in your everyday life.  Sometimes there may be a waiting period before you are offered an appointment. If your problem is very urgent, you will be seen the same day you are referred.  


Accessing information about mental illnesses

* Mental Health Foundation of NZ
Information about the types of mental illnesses and disorders.  Visit them here

* Depression

* Ministry of Health



* Choice & Medication
Information on medication used in mental health and addictions – refer to

Contact Details

Refer to Contact Information in this page for individual teams.

This page was last updated at 3:40PM on July 14, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Adult Mental Health Services.