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Kathleen Kilgour Centre

Private Service, Radiation Oncology, Oncology



The Kathleen Kilgour Centre is here to make radiation therapy accessible to cancer patients in the Bay of Plenty and beyond.

Our centre offers:

  • Services for both public and private patients
  • Access to a range of accommodation and transport options.
  • We welcome enquiries from private patients outside of the Bay of Plenty region.
  • An attractive, caring and supportive environment for patients, and their families
  • Free parking for patients within the facility



Our Clinical Services
The oncology experts at the Kathleen Kilgour Centre personalise each treatment plan for the unique needs and treatment goals of each patient. 

Our services include:

  • Specialist assessment
  • CT Simulation
  • Treatment planning
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • High dose rate brachytherapy (HDR)
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy to a range of sites
  • Radiation treatment for skin cancers and skin conditions
  • Access to a range of support services for optimising treatment outcomes
  • Follow up care

The Kathleen Kilgour Centre provides state-of-the-art treatment equipment and CT simulation as well as advanced treatment planning capabilities to deliver the best possible treatments. Read more about our technology here.


Our Team
Our caring, compassionate and professional staff work as a team to deliver patient care, valuing accountability, compassion, and excellence and using evidence-based practice to deliver safe and effective treatment.


Referral Expectations


When you receive treatment at the Kathleen Kilgour Centre, you will be treated in a calm, and modern environment where privacy is valued, with the best possible treatment technology. Our patient process has been designed to work around your lifestyle, with a streamlined service that saves you time and stress.

Having a friend or family member with you during the treatment process can provide a great deal of comfort and support, so we welcome you to have a support person with you wherever possible.

Read detailed information about the patient journey, from initial consultation to post-treatment follow-up, here.

Support services and useful information websites here.

Information about transport options here.



  • online referrals for medical specialists here
  • information for health professionals here


Kathleen Kilgour Centre is a Southern Cross Affiliated provider.



KKC offer an accommodation subsidy to Southern Cross insured patients who live more than 100km outside the Bay of Plenty district.  This means patients receiving treatment at our Centre aren’t faced with daily travel to and from their home.

Please contact us on (07) 929 7995 or to find out more details.


Mon – Fri7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy uses targeted energy (e.g., X-rays, radioactive substances) to destroy cancer cells, shrink tumours, and/or alleviate certain cancer-related symptoms.… More

Travel Directions

Public Transport

Bus routes 1, 2, and 55 stop immediately outside the main hospital entrance and route 59 stops in Clarke St at the rear of the hospital.

For timetable and fares please view:


Please park your car in the free parking which is provided inside the building on level 2.   This is accessed directly from 20th Avenue.


Information about accommodation options available here


Find your nearest pharmacy here

Contact Details

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty

Make an online enquiry here

On Twentieth Avenue on the Tauranga Hospital Site, next door to the existing Cancer Centre
Tauranga South
Tauranga 3112

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Street Address

On Twentieth Avenue on the Tauranga Hospital Site, next door to the existing Cancer Centre
Tauranga South
Tauranga 3112

Postal Address

PO Box 15 145
Tauranga 3144
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 11:40AM on August 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Kathleen Kilgour Centre.