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Taupō Hospital

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Taupō Hospital
38 Kotare Street



Our vision is:  Healthy Communities – Mauriora!

The Lakes DHB’s three core values are:

  • Manaakitanga - Respect and acknowledgement of each other’s intrinsic value and contribution
  • Integrity - Truthfully and consistently acting collectively for the common good
  • Accountability - Collective and individual ownership for clinical and financial outcomes and sustainability

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Visiting Hours

Visiting hours have returned to normal, in line with the move to COVID Level 1.

Family and friends are welcome to visit Taupō Hospital between 10am and 8pm every day.

We ask that all visitors be mindful of other patients and to respect patients' rest periods.

Please talk to our staff if you have any questions.


For relatives or friends visiting or staying at the hospital, food is available from the cafeteria.  We encourage visitors to go to the cafeteria for a break and refreshments and not to eat in the patient areas. 

The cafeteria is situated off the main corridor, opposite the inpatient unit. 
Hours of operation are: 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday.  A limited service is available on weekends.

Travel Directions

Public access to Taupō Hospital is via the main entrance off Kotare Street. 

After 8.00pm the main doors are locked and access is via the Emergency Department or the Maternity Unit. 

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Public Transport

The Taupō bus service runs four times a day with a stop at Taupō Hospital (three times on weekends and public holidays).  For more info go to

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Public parking is available as signposted, in the areas of ED, Maternity and Outpatients.  Please park in the right area. 

Visitors are asked not to park at the rear of the hospital as this area is set aside for staff parking.


Transport and Accommodation Assistance

There is help available for patients who have been referred to publicly funded appointments out of town and qualify for National Travel Assistance.  

Click here for more information or phone:

National Travel Assistance (NTA) Office: 0800 768 537 Monday to Friday 9.00am — 4.00pm (excluding public holidays).

Please note:  Not everyone qualifies for full assistance.  Please discuss your circumstances with the coordinator to see what help is available.

There is no whānau accommodation available at Taupō Hospital.


Taupō Hospital Pharmacy supplies medications to inpatients at Taupō Hospital.

Click here to find a community pharmacy near you.


Our security measures and hospital rules ensure the protection and safety of all patients and staff.  Staff are trained to take appropriate action in the event of an emergency situation or security alert. 

Please advise your nurse if you have any concerns about your personal safety. 

Anyone displaying acts of verbal or physical violence directed at staff, patients, family/ whānau will be removed from the hospital and if necessary, police assistance will be sought.

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  • Phone

    (07) 376 1000

  • Fax

    (07) 376 1003

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days. Phone (07) 376 1000

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Taupō Hospital
38 Kotare Street

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Street Address

Taupō Hospital
38 Kotare Street

Postal Address

Taupō Hospital
PO Box 841