Coming to Waikato Hospital

Waikato Hospital is a large group of buildings clustered together on the Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus in Hamilton.

Entrances to hospital buildings

There are several public entrances into Waikato Hospital:

  • Acute Services Building/Emergency Department and Wairoa Waikato Centre entrances at the south end of Pembroke Street.
  • Hague Road Main Entry (alongside the Hague Road Carpark Building, best access to Meade Clinical Centre)
  • Menzies Building entrance (pedestrian access from Selwyn Street)
  • Elizabeth Rothwell Building / Delivery Suite entrance on Pembroke Street

Where are you going?

Information about transport, parking, amenities and support on the campus, and accommodation nearby, please refer to the menu list.

Finding your way inside the hospital

Patient Safety in hospitalOnce in Waikato Hospital complex, you can move between buildings using the level 1 corridor system, which is well sign-posted.

Some buildings are also linked on other levels for visitor or staff convenience.

To help you find anything you need we have 

  • two enquiries desks
  • volunteer hospital hosts
  • wayfinding kiosks

Enquiries desk locations and hours

Meade Clinical Centre Enquiries (Level 1, Hague Road end of hospital):
Hours of operation
7.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Enquiries in Acute Services Building foyer, outside Emergency Department
Hours of operation
8am to 8pm Monday to Friday
8.30am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday

Waikato Hospital buildings 

The buildings that are part of Waikato Hospital are:

  • Acute Services Building (including Emergency Department)
  • Elizabeth Rothwell Building (children’s and women’s health services)
  • Henry Rongamau Bennett Centre (adult mental health facility)
  • Lomas Building (MRI and regional cancer/haematology services)
  • Meade Clinical Centre (outpatient clinics and procedure rooms)
  • Menzies Building (surgical and medical wards, and access to critical care units)
  • Waiora Waikato Centre (some procedure rooms and clinical offices)
  • Plus some other smaller buildings for support services and offices, including a Kitchen Block, Campbell Johnstone Building and the hospital Pharmacy.

Note: There are many other health service and administrative buildings on the campus that are not part of Waikato Hospital.