Canterbury District Health Board

​​General Information

During 2018 ordinary meetings of the Canterbury DHB will generally be held monthly on a Thursday, normally from 9.00 am.

Board meetings are generally held in the Board Room, Level 1, 32 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch.  However, meetings may occasionally be held at other venues around the district.

In accordance with the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000, public notices detailing the date, time and venue of all meetings of the Board and committees are published towards the end of each month in Canterbury newspapers. Notice is also given on the Canterbury DHB website.

Agendas are posted on our website two working days prior to each​​ meeting.


Canterbury District Health Board Members

The Board has up to 11 members of whom 7 are elected and 4 are appointed by the Minister of Health by notice in the Gazette for terms of up to three years. DHB Board members are accountable to the Minister of Health, (through the Chairperson of the Board) for the performance of the DHB. 

Current Membership of the Board

Dr John Wood (Chair)

Sir Mark Solomon (Deputy Chair)

Mr Barry Bragg

Ms Sally Buck

Ms Tracey Chambers

Dr Anna Crighton

Mr Andrew Dickerson

Ms Jo Kane          

Mr Aaron Keown

Mr Chris Mene

Mr David Morrell


Standing Orders

Standing Orders (201KB, PDF)

Meeting Dates, Agenda Papers and Minutes for 2018

15 February 2018 (8MB, PDF).

15 March 2018

19 April 2018

17 May 2018

21 June 2018

19 July 2018

16 August 2018

20 September 2018

18 October 2018

15 November 2018

13 December 2018


Special Meetings for 2018

Any Special Meeting dates for 2018 will be listed here.

No special meetings currently

Members of the public are welcome to attend, subject only to the right of the DHB to decide to take some item(s) of business while the public are excluded.  Copies of the agenda and associated reports will be available at the public meeting.

The agenda and associated reports of any public meeting are available for inspection (two working days prior to the meeting) at the Canterbury DHB's Corporate Office, Level 1, 32 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch.


Previous Meetings: Minutes, Agendas and Papers

Meetings in 2017

16 February 2017

16 March 2017
20 April 2017
18 May 2017 
15 June 2017
20 July 2017 
17 August 2017
21 September 2017
19 October 2017
16 November 2017
14 December 2017


Special Meetings for 2017

No special meetings were held


If you wish to view minutes from earlier years, please contact Anna Craw, Board Secretary - 

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Related Documents

Canterbury District Health Board Elections 2016

You can find out about the election on the Canterbury District Health Board Elections page.

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