Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Christchurch Women’s Hospital provides maternity, and gynaecological, and obstetric services. It also has a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which provides both intensive and special care for newborn babies.


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Visiting hours

  • 10am – 1pm daily
  • 3pm – 8pm daily

Please check-in with the reception desk before entering clinical areas.


Street address
Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Riccarton Avenue

Postal address
Christchurch Women’s Hospital
Private Bag 4711
Christchurch 8140

In an emergency

In a medical emergency, call 111 and ask for an ‘ambulance’.

For advice about urgent care in Canterbury see after-hours and urgent care advice.

Enquiries and feedback

We welcome your feedback about our services and your experiences at Christchurch Women’s Hospital.

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Christchurch Women’s Hospital facilities at a glance


ATMs (Westpac, BNZ)

Bank of New Zealand


Chapel & Chaplains

Cycle stands

Disability car parking only

Food & drink vending machines


Language Interpreters

NO PARKING at this hospital

Pharmacy / Gifts

Post Office

Shuttle bus to car park

Smokefree hospital

Taxis / Telephone

Disabled & Visitor toilets

Visitor information reception

WiFi (Free to use)

Page last updated: 23 November 2018

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