KidzFirst Hospital

KidzFirst Hospital

Counties Manukau District Health Board

KidzFirst Children's Hospital is purpose built to deliver family centred health care and serve the culturally diverse Counties Manukau community. The hospital's design meets not only the medical care needs but also the developmental, emotional and social needs of children, young people and their families.

KidzFirst specialises in paediatric inpatient and acute medical care that is centered round family/whanau. They also have Paediatric inpatient surgical services; acute and elective orthopaedic services, plastic surgery services (including a specialist Paediatric Burns Unit) and otorhinolaryngeal services. In addition, there is a newborn neonatal unit which offers level I, II and III services for neonates

KidzFirst has

  • 82 Beds
  • Fully electronic clinical systems
  • Child protection service - medical assessment, consultation, support, education and liaison with all agencies with regards to child abuse/protection issues
  • Play and recreation
  • Kidz First community health services
    • Home care nursing
    • Child development
    • Public health nursing
    • Vision and hearing testing
    • Outpatient care
    • Specialist Youth services
    • Community paediatrics

At House Officer level, KidzFirst has a General Paediatrics run. At Registrar level, KidzFirst has a variety of Paediatric Specialty runs including Adolscent, Ambulatory, General, and Neonates 


  • RMO Lounge (Pool table, Exercise equipment and TV - with Sky)
  • Staff Cafes
  • Parking only $5/week
  • Onsite Childcare


Hospital Road, Otahuhu, Auckland

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