Te Whatu Ora is a new organisation established to lead the day-to-day running of the health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
The Ministry of Health established its Health Infrastructure Unit in late 2019 to support and oversee DHB capital projects. The Health Infrastructure Unit is designed to:
This involves developing and implementing a comprehensive framework for health investment management including:
Te Whatu Ora is delivering the New Dunedin Hospital project, which will be the largest hospital building project in New Zealand.
There are a number of projects in the pipeline across the country over the next decade as part of the long term programme to restore New Zealand’s health infrastructure.