Our ED is busy and patients with non-urgent conditions can expect longer wait times. Please click here for more information on where to go for non-urgent care.
Papakura Obstetric Hospital came into being in 1958 following the takeover from the Auckland Hospital Board. Prior to this time the Unit was known as Ellerdine and was established in 1943 - 1944 following the purchasing of the Willis family homestead.
This historical farmhouse is now the home of the Papakura Birthing Unit. It is situated close to the main town centre of Papakura and serves the Manurewa, Clendon, Wattle Downs, Conifer Grove, Takanini, Papakura, Clevedon, Kawakawa Bay, Orere Point, Hunua, Paparimu, Drury, Hingia and Karaka areas. However, women from other areas are also welcome to use this facility.
Features of the Unit include: