WDHB's vision & values

Our vision is to provide 'Better health and independence' with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

All Whanganui District Health Board endeavours are be guided by the following set of values:

Co-operation - Kotahitanga
Working collaboratively and positively with others
Social equality - Whānaungatanga
Valuing people, respecting diversity, and responsiveness in reducing disparities in health
Adaptability - Kaitiakitanga
Being flexible and able to respond to change and new circumstances
Development - Tinorangatiratanga
Growth and learning, empowering people and communities to achieve their goals
Integrity - Rangimarie
Acting honestly and openly, following ethical principles, service the public interest
Responsibility - Tikanga Māori
Having concern for the consequences of one’s actions, prioritise and allocate resources in the best interest of the community
Respect - Mana tangata
Respecting all people, the rule of law, institutions of democracy and the Treaty of Waitangi