For up to date news about our facilities projects just look for Welcome to Waipapa in each issue of our weekly CEO Update publication.
Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department is now in the new Waipapa building (400KB, PDF), tucked in behind Christchurch Women’s Hospital.
Directions: Turn left when driving in off Riccarton Avenue and follow the signs for the Emergency Department. Emergency drop-off and accessible parking is available out front.
Please keep the Emergency Department for emergencies only.
With a building footprint of 10,450m2, the new Christchurch Hospital building (Waipapa) will be the South Island’s largest hospital building. It has been built to IL4 (Importance Level 4) standards, or 180% of code – the highest level for a building designated to an essential facility that needs to be up and running after a disaster. The building is fitted with 129 base-isolators.
Page last updated: 1 April 2021
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