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​Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board 

Covering 9,666 square kilometres, Bay of Plenty District Health Board serves a population of 214,910 and stretches from Waihi Beach in the North West to Whangaparaoa on the East Cape and inland to the Urewera, Kaimai and Mamaku ranges. These boundaries take in the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Eighteen Iwi are located within the Bay of Plenty DHB area. (Read more about Bay of Plenty District Health Board)

Lakes District Health Board

Lakes District Health Board 

Lakes District Health Board serves a population of just over 100,000 and covers 9,570 square kilometres. It stretches from Mourea in the north to Mangakino in the west down to Turangi in the south and across to Kaingaroa village in the east. The major centres of population are Rotorua and Taupō and the main smaller communities are Mangakino and Turangi. The DHB boundaries take in the two main iwi groups of Te Arawa and Ngati Tuwharetoa. (Read more about Lakes District Health Board)

 

Tairawhiti District Health Board

Hauora Tairāwhiti

Hauora Tairāwhiti covers the same area as the Gisborne District Local and Territorial authorities. Covering an area of 8,351 square kilometres it makes up 3 per cent of New Zealand’s land area. The total Tairāwhiti population, as per the 2006 census, was 44,499. (Read more about Hauora Tairāwhiti)

 

Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki District Health Board 

Taranaki District Health Board serves a population of 110,258 (extrapolated from the 2006 Census) and covers a geographic area of 723,610 hectares. It stretches from Mokau River in the north to Waitōtara River in the south and takes in the major population centres of New Plymouth and Hawera. (Read more about Taranaki District Health Board)

 

Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB serves a population of more than 390,000 and covers more than 21,000 square kilometres. It stretches from northern Coromandel to close to Mt Ruapehu in the south, and from Raglan on the west coast to Waihi on the east. The principal iwi (Māori tribal groups) in the Waikato DHB district are Hauraki, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, and Waikato. Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Whanganui iwi groups also reside within the district, and a significant number of Māori living in the Waikato affiliate to iwi outside the district. (Read more about Waikato District Health Board)