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Whanganui Regional Health Network (WRHN) is a non-profit charitable trust that provides primary healthcare support and services to the Whanganui Region. 

Our innovative and proactive team bring diversity, skills, knowledge, and life experience that ensures our community are at the centre of all that we do as we work towards improving access to quality healthcare.


In addition to the community services that we offer, our team can also help you and your whānau to access primary care services health services in the Whanganui rohe (region) with 11 general practices under the WRHN umbrella.  Our teams of navigators, clinicians and support staff work with whānau to navigate healthcare and services that meets your needs.


Our health promotion team that provides support and health education for individuals, schools, early childhood education centres/ Te Kōhanga Reo, providers, community groups, organisations, and workplaces throughout the region.


Whatever the need, our team is here to support you, your whānau and our wider community to achieve better quality healthcare.


Our rohe


At WRHN, we believe that everyone has the right to benefit from the best possible health and wellbeing. To achieve this, we have teams of clinicians and a community workforce who work hard to ensure our community health and wellbeing needs are met. We provide a range of services including support for people with long term conditions, pregnancy & parenting support, social support, and an outreach service for screening and immunisations plus many more. 

We strive to foster a positive and proactive approach to health and wellbeing, and strive to empower our community to be the best they can be.

The WRHN Team at Whangaehu Marae - March 2023

Providing access to high-quality health and wellbeing service to our community

Mission, vision, values
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The Board of Trustees provides the overall governance and guidance of the Whanganui Regional Health Network (WRHN). Board members are made up of clinical and community-focused professionals who ensure all decisions made are with the best interest of the Whanganui population in mind.

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Dr. Ken Young
Board Chair

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Dr. Dion Hazelhurst

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John Maihi

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Soraya Peke

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Dr Lachie Smith

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Barb Ball

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Michael Sewell

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Darren Hull

Meet our board
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