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Training venues - North Island

Select your training venue from the list for more information about the venue.

Visit the South Island venues page for an overview of training venues in the South Island.

Whangarei

Auckland

Hamilton

Thames

Tauranga

Rotorua

Gisborne

New Plymouth

Hawkes Bay

Whanganui

Palmerston North

Levin

 Masterton

Wellington

 

Whangarei Hospital

Tohora House
Maunu Rd
Whangarei
T: 09 430 4100
E: Raewyn.Sellars (at) northlanddhb.org.nz

 Whangarei Tohora House overview

Nearby parking

Free parking available on site on West End St or behind Tohora House. Another option is to pay for parking in car park off Hospital Rd.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.citylinkwhangarei.co.nz.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there is a café at the hospital. 5 minute walk to nearest shops.

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Whangarei – Cheviot Park Motor Lodge

Cheviot Park Motor Lodge
Conference Room
Corner Western Hills Drive & Cheviot Street
Whangarei
T: 0508 243 846
E: cheviot-park (at) xtra.co.nz

Nearby parking

Free parking available on site.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.citylinkwhangarei.co.nz.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes available locally.

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Auckland Central

Auldhouse Auckland
Three Lamps Centre
338 Ponsonby Road
Ponsonby
Auckland
T: 09 360 0338
E: info (at) auldhouse.co.nz

 

Nearby parking

Car parking is available in the residential streets located near the training venue. Please try to arrive early to secure a nearby park.

Public Transport

The nearest bus stops to the training venue are 7222 and 7223. Please refer to www.maxx.co.nz for routes and timetables.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own, or cafes and bakery available locally.

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Auckland North – Takapuna

TAS/interRAI Office
Level 3
34 Barrys Point Road
Takapuna
Auckland
T: 0800 10 80 44
E: interRAI (at) tas.health.nz 

Nearby parking

Car parking is available in the streets located near the training venue, beware of time restrictions. There are limited covered car parks available for the Educators and Trainees but these need to be reserved, via the educator then via Auckland Team Lead (temporarily).

Auckland Takapuna

View of 34 Barrys Point Road. interRAI reserved car parks are located on the first floor and accessed via the ramp (see arrow in bottom left hand corner).

Public transport

The nearest bus stop to the training venue is on ANZAC Avenue and the Akoranga Bus way Station is five minutes walk away. Please refer to www.at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/timetables/ for routes and timetables.

Refreshments

Tea, coffee, and water is available throughout the day. Morning and afternoon teas provided by the Educator.  Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own, or cafes and bakery available locally.

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Auckland South – Middlemore Hospital

Computer Lab 2
Ko Awatea – Middlemore Hospital
Otahuhu
Auckland
T: 09 276 0000
E:koawateabookings.Generic (at) middlemore.co.nz

Middlemore 

Nearby parking

Car parking is available in the hospital carpark at a cost of $18.00 per day. Parking area is beside the Edmund Hillary Block.

Public transport

Please refer to www.at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/timetables/ for routes and timetables.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or the hospital café is available locally.

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Hamilton – Abbots Hotel

Abbotts Hotel and Conference Centre
222 Ulster Street
Whitiora
Hamilton
Abbots 1 or 2 Conference Room
T: 07 838 3299
E: stay (at) abbotshamilton.co.nz

Nearby parking

Free parking available on-site outside reception area has 12 slots, but the availability depends on the hotel's guest occupancy. 

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.busit.co.nz/hamilton

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes available locally and Pak’n’Save Supermarket nearby.

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Hamilton – Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB
Hockin Training Room (Ground Floor), or
Library Training Room
Pembroke St and Selwyn Street
Hamilton
T: 021 801 055
E: ali.wilkinson (at) waikatodhb.health.nz

Hamilton Waikato DHB

Nearby parking

Hague Road Carpark (through Gate 1 off Pembroke Street) at $7.50 per day, or could get weekly pass for $7 (see details on website: www.waikatodhb.health.nz/for-patients-and-visitors/where-are-you-visiting/waiora-waikato-hospital-campus/parking)

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.busit.co.nz/hamilton.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes available locally.

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Thames – Hospital

Thames Hospital 
Education & IT Training Room
610 MacKay Street
Thames
T: 07 8680040 x 28766
E: karen.patterson (at) waikatodhb.health.nz

 

Nearby parking

Available on-site at no cost.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or cafe on site.

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Tauranga – Bay Central 

Smart Business Centre
Chamber of Commerce
Bay Central Shopping Centre - 65 Chapel Street
Tauranga
T: 07 577 9823
E: reception@tauranga.org.nz

Nearby parking

Parking should be in the middle parking area, not in front of the ground floor retail shops.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.baybus.co.nz/tauranga-western-bay/tauranga-urban/.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes available locally.

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Rotorua – Lakes DHB

Lakes DHB
Level 1, Bridgman Building
IS Training Room, Rotorua Hospital
1249 Arawa Street
Rotorua
T: 07 348 1199
E: nson (at) lakesdhb.govt.nz

 Rotorua DHB

Nearby parking

There is free all day car parking on the hospital grounds. 

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.baybus. co.nz/rotorua/rotorua-urban/.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes and the hospital café is available locally.

Venue details

The Rotorua Public Hospital has a small computer training room set up in the Bridgman South building on level 2. 

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Rotorua – Rydges Hotel

Rydges Hotel
Manuka Room
272 Fenton Street
Rotorua
T: 07 349 5381
E: Nicola_mccarrison (at) evt.com

Nearby parking

Free parking on-site

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.baybus. co.nz/rotorua/rotorua-urban/

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own. 

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Gisborne – Blue House Computing

Blue House Computing
398 Childers Road
Gisborne
T: (06) 863 2275
E: info (at) bluehouse.co.nz

Nearby parking

There is free parking on Disraeli Street.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.gdc.govt.nz/gizzybus-timetable/.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch.  Bring your own or there are cafes about a 5 minute drive from the venue.

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Gisborne – Tairawhiti

Tairawhiti
Mauri Hiko Room
Ko Matakerepo (Learning Centre)
Gisborne Public Hospital
421 Ormond Road, Gisborne
T: 06 869 0500
E:  Patricia.Sheehan (at) tdh.org.nz

 Gisborne Tairawhiti

Nearby parking

There is plenty of on-site parking within the hospital grounds.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.gdc.govt.nz/gizzybus-timetable/.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes and the hospital café is available locally.

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New Plymouth – Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB
Computer Suite (Room 3)
Level 3 - Education Centre
Taranaki Base Hospital
David Street, Westown
New Plymouth
T: 06 753 6139
E: debbie.shotter (at) tdhb.org.nz

 New Plymouth Taranaki Base Hospital

Nearby parking

All the light blue parks are reserved for all day parking as seen on the hospital site map. There is no charge for on-site parking.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.trc.govt.nz/bus-routes/

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes and the hospital café is available locally.

Venue details

The Taranaki Base Hospital has a computer training room set up on L3 of the Special Services Block (purple building 4 on the map). Access to be room is via the Education Centre. 

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Hastings – Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawkes Bay DHB
IT Training Room
Tutorial Building
Corner Omahu Road and McLeod Street
Hastings 4156
T: 06 878 8109 x 2708
E: viv.kerr (at) hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz  

Hastings DHB 

Getting there

Enter through Gate 1 or Gate 11 from Omahu Road. Park in the main hospital car park and walk through to the Tutorial Building.

Nearby parking

Paid parking is available at $3 per day in any of the parking areas coloured green on the map, or there is free parking available in streets close to the hospital.

Public transport

The nearest bus stops near the doors to the main entrance. Timetables are available at the hospital reception desk at the main entrance or online at www.hbrc.govt.nz/Services/Transport.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes nearby including the hospital café.

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Napier – Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)

Eastern Institute of Technology
Hetley Building
501 Gloucester Street
Taradale
Napier

 EIT Map

Nearby parking

Paid parking is available on site for $2 per day (coin operated only).  There is free parking behind the Pettigrew Green Arena across the road.

Public transport

See following link for more information.

http://www.hbrc.govt.nz/services/public-transport/bus-timetables/

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or choose from two cafés on site. 'Eat Café' is situated in the Student Amenities Complex (Building K) and 'Bean There' café is located between the Library and N Block of the Hawke’s Bay Campus (Building L1) 

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Whanganui – Anndion Lodge Function Centre

143-145 Anzac Parade
Whanganui
T: 06 343 3593
E: info (at) anndionlodge.co.nz

Nearby parking

There is free onsite parking or parking on the street outside.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.horizons.govt.nz.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes available locally.

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Whanganui – Lambie Community Health

Lambie Community Health
First Floor
100 Heads Road
Gonville
Whanganui
T: 06 3483026
E: Karen.wright (at) wdhb.org.nz

 Whanganui Lambie Community Health

Nearby parking

Parking available on site near Gate 1.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.horizons.govt.nz.

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or café on site.

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Palmerston North – MidCentral DHB

MidCentral DHB
Computer training suite
Gate 9 - Ruahine Street
Palmerston North
T: 06 356 9169
E: allan.hansen (at) midcentraldhb.govt.nz

Palmerston North MidCentral DHB

Nearby parking

There is plenty of onsite parking within the MidCentral DHB hospital public car park, it costs $8.00 per day.

Public transport

For public transport information please see www.horizons.govt.nz/getting-people-places/passenger-transport/bus-timetables-and-routes

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or there are cafes and the hospital café is available locally.

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Levin – Te Takere

Te Takere
Horowhenua District Council
10 Bath Street
Levin
Education Suite
T: 06 3660853
E: bookings (at) tetakere.org.nz

Nearby parking

Unrestricted, all day parking available at corner of Bath and Salisbury Streets.

Public transport

Intercity transport information is available through the following link: http://www.horizons.govt.nz/buses-transport/bus-routes-transport

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch.  Bring your own or cafes and New World Supermarket nearby.

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Masterton – Wairarapa REAP

Wairarapa Reap
Pukeatua Room
340 Queen Street
Masterton
T: 06 377 1379
E: reception (at) waireap.org.nz

Nearby parking

TBC, but believe on-street parking available outside of Masterton CBD.

Public transport

Refer to the following links: https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/bus/200 or https://static2.stuff.co.nz/files/Wairarapa.pdf

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or cafes available nearby.

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Wellington – TAS Front+Centre

TAS Front+Centre
69 Tory Street
Te Aro
Wellington
T: 04  801 2430
E: info (at) frontandcentre.co.nz

Nearby parking

Just across the road, Century City Hotel offers early bird parking (park before 10am) for $12.50 a day.

Public transport

For public transport information please visit www.metlink.org.nz

Refreshments

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please let your educator know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Lunch

Half an hour break for lunch. Bring your own or cafes and Moore Wilson available nearby.

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