Everything is to my satisfaction and the staff are of the highest standard, it is nice to be here. Thank you - Terry

To the Manager and staff, I have just spent 2 nights in with you and just want to say congratulations to everyone. To the ones who looked after me - nothing was too much trouble and it was very much appreciated. How lucky we are to have you here in Te Aroha. - Joyce

It's so wonderful to feel secure. A wonderful hospital with equally wonderful staff. A big thank you for your care and patience - Helen

The staff were all brilliant as usual. Very efficient, friendly and good fun!! - Patricia

Thank you so much for the use of the trolley, its been fantastic. Thanks for all you’ve done. - Mrs Robinson

To the wonderful staff at Te Aroha Hospital, thank you so much for all your tender loving care of Dad. We will always appreciate your support and care of us all. - The Shine Family

To the Nursing staff and working help at Te Aroha Hospital, for all the wonderful care to Mum - Bellamy Family

I would sincerely like to thank the TA nursing staff for their wonderful care of myself and mum, you went above & beyond - Sally

Very satisfied with everything. Cannot speak a bad word about staff, meals or establishment. Thank you all - Brian

Our heartfelt thanks for the care and kindness you gave to Larry over the past year. We feel that your dedication contributed immensley to his quality of life and piece of mind during this time - Caitcheon Family

Meals on Wheels were first class and I enjoyed them - Mr D Marsh

Very friendly staff, very cheerful, very obliging. Nothing was ever a problem for staff - Rhonda

Your patience with us all, listening by me in bed, the restful atmosphere day and night which I have never found in any other institution. Even when all are busy to give you time, I never notice when you were busy. I cannot improve on it. It is so pleasent - anon

Keep up the good work. Wonderful place to be in time of need - Brenda and Allan

Meals beautifully cooked, Lovely, I could not fault the hospital - Mrs Heron

This place is awesome to come to, your staff are very polite and helpful. Dont change anything. I am one happy person, just like being at home - Sue

I was made very welcome and comfortable. Nothing too much trouble. Thank you - Mrs J

Doubtless you WILL make improvements! But I write mainly to those who are caregivers and what an excellent job they do.Congratulations ladies – we could not do without you. Excellent Atmosphere. - Maggie

Many thanks to the staff at Te aroha Hospital. You are a credit to our commnunity. Thank you for your kindness and smiles during my recent stay. It was truely appreciated - Dana

Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers for our 58 wedding anniversary. We had a lovely day - Julia & Pat

A pleasant stay, made to feel very welcome. Wonderful time - Mr Blackler

It is so lovely to see such wonderful staff you have here. My heart just wanted to burst watching them with the patients - Arjo

Thank you to the staff who treated me with respect, consideration and kindness - Trish

I found my stay at the Te Aroha Community Hospital was a very warming experience. The staff I encountered were warm, kaind and caring which I’m sure helped towards my recovery. Thank you so much - K J Baxendale

...we would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to you for all the wonderful care extended to Patricia during her stay with you...... - The Reed Family

The hospital is a very important part of our community. It enabled family to visit several times a day if they wished.- short visits great! - Jocelyn

Thankyou for taking such excellent care of Bruce. We really appreciate the love and support you gave him. Keep up the good work - Joyce & Nancy

Our Philosophy

Te Aroha & District Community Hospital and Lawrence House, in partnership with the local community, provide a warm, safe and friendly environment.
Care focuses on the optimum wellbeing of patients and residents, maintaining their dignity and encouraging participation in the local community.
Patients and residents receive safe and reasonable services, respectful of their rights and endeavour to minimize any harm.
We acknowledge and encourage cultural and individual values and beliefs.Friends, family and whanau are an integral part of the caring team, involved with the patients and residents in decisions concerning their cares. 


If your friend or family member is a patient staying with us you are welcome to visit them during our set visiting hours. We operate a smoke free facility so please refrain from smoking during your time with us.

Our visiting hours are:

10.00am – 12.00pm

2.00pm – 4.00pm

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Our Services

  • Hospital Level Care
  • Rest Home Level Care
  • Respite Care
  • Young Person Disabled Care
  • Carer Support Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Primary Care Inpatient Services
  • Transitional Care
  • Day Care Programme
  • Meals on Wheels