The Waiheke Health Trust (WHT) is a community based charitable trust incorporated under the Charitable Trusts Act in April 1992 (Charities Services Registration No. CC28036) to provide publicly funded community healthcare services to the people of Waiheke Island. WHT owns and operates Waiheke Health Limited (Ostend Medical Centre) which is also registered under the Charitable Services Registration No (CC552270).

WHT upholds the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and interprets health as a taonga of all people. The Trust also takes pride in valuing a strength based, person-centred culture and model. The Trust is uniquely able to provide a well coordinated multidisciplinary approach to complement a person’s existing strengths and goals, and to support building the capacity of people in proactive and sustainable ways.

Managed by a Board of Trustees, the WHT provides community health services including Home Support, and Allied Health services (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Dietetics, Speech Therapy and Social Work), Meals on Wheels, Tamariki Ora Well Child services (Core and B4 School checks; immunisation and vision and hearing testing), Specialist Community Nursing and Palliative Care, as well as GP, Practice nursing, and primary health care services from Ostend Medical Centre which is a member of the Auckland Primary Healthcare Organisation (PHO).

We are certified to the NZ HCSS 8158 and Allied Health 8171 Sector Standards.


Waiheke Island

Contract Services

  • Ministry of Health Under 65 Disability
  • ACC
  • DHB – Short Term Post Hospital Discharge and Long-Term Chronic Health Conditions.
  • Veterans
  • Private Users

Holds current Certification to:

NZS 8158: The Home and Community Support Sector Standard.

Physical Address:

5 Belgium Street
Waiheke Island 1081

Contact Address:

5 Belgium Street
Waiheke Island 1081

Contact details:

Telephone: 09 372 8893
Fax: 09 372 6787
Email: info@waihekehealthtrust.nz
Website : wht.org.nz

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