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 Published: 07/12/2015

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Published: 07/12/2015

News and media

Auckland DHB has many stories to tell from tales of patient care, innovations, research, breaking news and more.


Featured news

Visit the featured news section on our homepage for the latest news from and about Auckland DHB services, sites and people.


Media enquiries

Our Communications Team manages all media enquiries and requests for filming and photography. We are keen to promote our work and aim to respond positively and openly to all reasonable requests about Auckland DHB. Please contact us at 09 375 3499 for all media enquiries. We run a media roster on this number between 8am and 10pm. The following forms the basis of our media policy - we strive to:

  • Respond promptly and appropriately to the needs of the news media and to work effectively with them in a positive and proactive manner.

  • Ensure that all information given to the media about Auckland DHB is accurate and consistent throughout all levels of the organisation.

  • Ensure that all coverage about Auckland DHB is honest, open and accurate.

  • Ensure that patient and commercial confidentiality is observed in all communication.

  • Ensure that the presence of news media personnel does not interfere with the privacy and safety of patients and staff, and Auckland DHB’s ability to provide health services to patients.

  • Ensure that key messages are aligned to the specific issue at hand as well as the organisation and are conveyed by a competent spokesperson.

Media releases

Please visit the media releases section for the latest news releases.


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You can find copies of NOVA, our bi-monthly staff magazine, throughout our sites or read it online. For more Auckland DHB publications visit our publications page under About us.