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Our vision, mission and values

Canterbury DHB is focused on creating a health system and community where people take greater responsibility for their own health, stay well in their homes and communities, and receive timely and appropriate care.

Our Mission Statement

To improve, promote and protect the health of the people in the community and foster the well-being and independence of people who experience disabilities and reduce disparities.

Our Vision – Tā Mātou Matakite

To improve, promote, and protect the health and well-being of the Canterbury community. 
Ki te whakapakari, whakamanawa me te tiaki i te hauora mō te oranga pai o ngā tāngata o te rohe o Waitaha.

Our Value​​​​​​​s – Ā Mātou Uara

  • Care and respect for others.  Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do.  Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes.  Te Takohanga i ngā hua.​


Page last updated: 14 July 2021

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