Working with the funding allocated by Government, Counties Manukau Health is responsible for:

  • Collaborating with other DHBs, service providers, the community and other stakeholders to plan the strategic direction for health and disability services in the northern region and promote the integration of health services

  • Funding the provision of most health and disability services provided in Counties Manukau through service contracts with health and disability providers and non-governmental organisations

  • Providing hospital based services for the population of Counties Manukau and some access to specialist or highly complex services for people who are referred from other DHBs

  • Promoting, protecting and improving the health of the Counties Manukau population through the provision of health promotion, health education and evidence based public health initiatives.

Our Strategic Goal

We care about achieving health equity for our community.

Together, the Counties Manukau Health system will enable equity in access and outcomes for Maaori, Pacific and communities with health disparities.

We will measure the impact we have on healthy life years every year.  This is our commitment to act and be deliberate in our choices and priorities.

This means that people will live longer healthier lives in the community.

Counties Manukau Strategic Plan 2025 (PDF, 304 KB)

Our values

We aspire to live and breathe our values every day as the foundation of our strategic actions:
  • Valuing everyone
    Make everyone feel welcome and valued
  • Kind
    Care for other people's wellbeing
  • Together
    Include everyone as part of the team
  • Excellent
    Safe, professional, always improving

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