Coming to Te Kuiti Hospital

Te Kuiti is a rural community hospital just over one hour (86 kilometres) south by road from Hamilton on State Highway 3. It is situated on a small hill on the west side of the town.

Address

24 Ailsa Street
Te Kuiti
How to find us

Telephone

  • (07) 878 7333

Hospital visiting hours

  • 11am - 1.30pm & 4 - 8pm daily

Patient Safety in hospitalPatient information

  • Please refer to the letter you have received setting out the date and time you should arrive, and any other instructions.
  • If you have any queries, please contact the service/phone number that is given in your letter.
  • If you have misplaced your letter, contact the main hospital number.

Clinic appointment

  • Please refer to the letter you have received setting out the date and time you should arrive, and any other instructions.
  • If you cannot attend your appointment, please contact the clinic as soon as possible. The contact details are in your appointment letter.
  • If you have misplaced your appointment letter, contact the main hospital number.

Family Health Team appointment

Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, district nurses, social workers, dietitians and public health nurses are members of the Family Health Team based at Te Kuiti Hospital. You will be referred to them for an appointment which may be at their place or at yours.

  • Check your appointment letter to see where the appointment is.
  • If our staff are visiting you, remember to
    • restrain and secure dogs
    • do not smoke during our visits
    • advise us if there are any hazards that may be around your home or workplace.
  • If you cannot attend your appointment, please contact the Family Health Team as soon as possible.

Visiting information

Visiting hours are 11am - 1.30pm and 4 - 8pm daily.

  • If you have a cold, diarrhoea, viral illness or are generally feeling unwell, please do not visit patients.
  • All gang regalia, patches or gang colours must be removed.
  • Children under 14 must be supervised and accompanied by an adult.
  • Business visitors must register at our enquiries desk and obtain a Waikato DHB visitors’ pass.

Visitor facilities

  • The hospital does not have a cafeteria; however there are water coolers in each area, and access to a snack and soft drink vending machine.
  • (Inpatients and Day Surgical patients only have access to tea making facilities).
  • A variety of eating places are a short drive from the hospital in the town or nearby. 
  • Visitor parking is available on site, at no charge.
  • There is no ATM/cash machine at the hospital, but there are ATMs and banks in Te Kuiti township.

Other service hours

  • Radiography (by referral only)
    8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Laboratory (by referral only)
    8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Outpatients Service (by appointment only)
    8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Overnight accommodation options

Note: These names and web links are provided as examples only and not as endorsements by Waikato DHB.

Please check actual distance from Te Kuiti town.

  • There are a number of hotels and motels within a short distance of Te Kuiti Hospital.
  • Please refer to online or published accommodation guides such as the AA accommodation website(external link).
  • Bed and breakfast/homestay accommodation options
    • Bungled Villa Waitomo ph: (07) 878 7605
    • Tomopotz Cottage ph: (07) 878 6600