Rangiora Health Hub

Rangiora Birthing Unit-20160315-049

Average births = 215
Average transfers in for postnatal care = 425
Distance 35km, 41mins from Christchurch

Primary maternity unit:

  • 2 Rooms for labour and birth
  • 2 Pools for water birth
  • 4 Assessment rooms
  • 12 Postnatal rooms

There will always be two experienced supportive core midwifes to assist at the birth or ask for a second opinion.

During the day there is also the charge midwife, receptionist,  hospital aide and kitchen staff.

Rangiora encourages a collegial supportive environment and has monthly staff meetings and encourages LMC’s to attend with core staff.

  • Emergency skills days
  • New graduate familiarisation days
  • There is the facility to pick up a home birth pack of linen and then drop off to be laundered.
    Although a rinse in a cold wash first would be appreciated.
  • If your women are donating breast milk to the NICU breast milk bank milk can be dropped of at Rangiora Health Hub where it will be stored and transported to NICU milk bank.
  • There are breast pumps available that can be hired by women.

Call: 03 311 8650

Fax: 03 313 7682

Rangiora Health Hub
161 Ashley Street
Rangiora 7400