About Us

Mō Mātou

Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, (previously The Canterbury District Health Board) is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to manaaki hauora (health care). It is responsible for utilising the funding allocated by Government, to improve, promote and protect the health and independence of the people of Waitaha Canterbury. It has a unique one health system approach focused on providing “the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place.”

The CDHB is a large and complex organisation made up of over 13,000 staff, 14 hospitals, seven specialist services and hundreds of different professions. It can take a while to work out how everything fits together, but you’ll have fun exploring and you’ll love our diversity. 

Values and Vision Locations Kaimahi Benefits Te Tiriti o Waitangi Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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A World Leader in Health Care