Support Services

Chaplaincy, and Kaumatua and Whaea Services

Our Chaplains, and Kaumātua and Whaea provide pastoral care, spiritual support, leadership and guidance to patients, families, staff, visitors and friends at the hospital.

They work full time in the hospital providing a 24-hour service and are available to all persons of any denomination, faith community, or none.

The Chaplains, and Kaumātua and Whaea are committed to the spirit of the Treaty of Waitangi and cultural sensitivity, acknowledging each person's culture.

There is a Chapel on the lower ground floor of the hospital that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A Marae is also available to patients, staff and visitors in the Waitakere site grounds.

Worship Service is held every Sunday at 10.00am in the Chapel at Waitakere Hospital.

To contact a Waitakere Chaplain phone Monday to Friday (09) 837 8823 extn 6823. On weekends please phone the operator on (09) 839 0000 and ask for an 'on call' chaplain.

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    (09) 839 0000

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 839 0000


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Lincoln Road

Postal Address

Waitakere Hospital
Private Bag 93115
Lincoln Road
Waitakere 0650