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Kensington Hospital

Private Surgical Service, General Surgery, Breast, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver), General Dentist, General Surgery, Musculoskeletal, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Urology

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


Kensington Private Hospital is Northland's only private surgical hospital. It opened in 2001 and offers a relaxing environment which blends modern facilities with traditional personal attention. The hospital has five operating theatres performing 4,000 procedures per year. Guests staying overnight or longer are accommodated in our spacious and comfortable Inpatient Suite. A Day Stay Unit provides an area for day case patients to relax before travelling home.

All specialists using our facility are credentialed to ensure the validity of their qualifications, experience and skill. Many of the surgeons are recognised nationally as experts in their fields and choose Northland as a base for its lifestyle options. Kensington Hospital offers a wide range of surgical services, click here to view.

Our nursing staff provide a valuable contribution to your treatment and are selected not only for their clinical ability but also for their friendly and caring approach. During your stay we aim to provide you with excellent quality surgical care backed up with exceptional nursing care and service. Throughout your time with us, all of our staff will be striving to make your visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

For further information on your visit to Kensington Private Hospital, including preparing for surgery, what to bring with you, and what to expect on your stay, please click here.   

Interested in becoming a member of our team? For current vacancies, please click here.


Dental Team


For information on hospital payment arrangements, please click here.


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome between 8am and 8pm.
If you would like to arrange a visit outside of these times, please contact us – phone 09 437 9075.

For further visitor information, please click here.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..


  • Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery

    Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.… More

  • Eye Surgery

    Ophthalmology is the branch of specialist medicine that is focused on the health of eyes and their surrounding tissues, including muscles, bones, eyelids, and tear production/drainage systems.  … More

  • General & Laparoscopic Surgery

    General Surgery encompasses a wide range of conditions within the abdomen, breast, neck, skin and, vascular (blood vessel) system.… More

  • Gynaecological Surgery

    Gynaecology is the area of medicine that deals with health issues and conditions that are specific to women.… More

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

    Orthopaedic surgery encompasses conditions of the musculoskeletal system (bones and joints). … More

  • Plastic Surgery

    Plastic surgery covers a wide range of different surgical procedures that repair, reconstruct or replace structures in many different parts of the body including the skin, face and head, hands, breast and stomach. … More

  • Urological Surgery

    Urology is the branch of medicine that looks at diseases of the urinary system in females and the genitourinary system (urinary system plus genital organs) in males.… More

  • Colonoscopy & Gastroscopy

    Colonoscopy is the examination of your colon (large bowel) using a colonoscope (long, flexible tube with a camera on the end).… More

  • Dental Surgery

    The Kensington Hospital dental  service provides for tooth extractions and other dental surgery performed under General Anaesthesia.… More

Wheelchair Access



A selection of restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops and supermarkets are within walking distance or a short drive of the hospital.

Travel Directions

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Free parking is available on-site and on the surrounding streets.


There are a number of motels located within a short distance of the hospital.


Kensington Pharmacy is located next to the hospital and is Whangārei's only after-hours pharmacy.
09 437 3722

Opening hours are:

  •    Monday - Saturday:  8:30am to 9:00pm
  •    Sunday and Public Holidays:  10:00am to 9:00pm

Contact Details

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

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12 Kensington Avenue
Whangarei 0112

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Street Address

12 Kensington Avenue
Whangārei 0112

Postal Address

PO Box 8122
Whangārei 0145

This page was last updated at 12:20PM on April 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Kensington Hospital.