North Shore (09) 486 8900
Waitakere (09) 839 0000

Waitakere Hospital


55-75 Lincoln Rd


Patient enquiries / all departments:

Ph +64 9 839 0000 
Or Freephone 0800 80 93 42 – Waitemata DHB residential areas only


Emergency Department

Getting to Waitakere Hospital


Please note - changes to access points

From Monday, 18 March 2024 there will be changes to Waitākere Hospital access points to allow for essential works for the construction of Manaaki Hōhonu, the new 30-bed inpatient ward and Intensive Care Unit due to open in 2026.

The works will be undertaken over the next three months, and require the following changes to hospital access points:

  • Lincoln Road – access to Entrance A and B, hospital Main Entrance, Emergency Department, main public and staff carpark, and Union Health and Dialysis.
  • Woodford Avenue – access to Entrance G and F, Maternity, Inwards Goods/Loading Dock, Woodford Gardens, and Waiatarau.

We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience during this period of construction.

Please click here to view a map of Waitākere Hospital access points from Monday, 18 March 2024.



From Auckland City

  • State Highway 16 heading west
  • Take exit 16
  • Turn left onto Lincoln Rd
  • Follow the road along and turn left into Waitakere Hospital

From Albany

  • State Highway 16 heading east
  • Take exit 16
  • Turn right onto Lincoln Rd
  • Follow the road along and turn left into Waitakere Hospital



Public TransportVisiting Hours

There are two bus stops located on Lincoln Road near the hospital.

Visit the Auckland Transport website for bus routes and timetables.


  • Taxis are located outside the Healthwest building (opposite the Waitakere Hospital entrance). 
  • If there are no taxis available, request for one to be called to the main reception entrance. 
  • Ask for assistance if unable to walk to the taxi stand.

Hospital Shuttle Bus Service

  • Please view the shuttle page for information on Waitemata DHB Shuttle Service. 

Visiting hours

Visiting hours

  • Visiting hours vary for each of the wards in the hospital. 
  • View the visiting hours for North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.

Other facilities

  • View details of facilities (ATMs, cafés, pharmacies) available in North Shore and Waitakere hospitals