North Shore Hospital Redevelopment

Under Delivery
North Shore Hospital Redevelopment

The redeveloppment of North Shore Hospital involves the construction of a new surgical unit, known as Tōtara Haumaru. Tōtara Haumaru will be four storeys and will consist of:

  • eight new operating theatres
  • four new endoscopy suites
  • up to 150 new beds
  • clinical support services spaces, and
  • extended Sky Bridge link connecting the surgical hospital to the main hospital tower block.

Key Dates

Oct 2018 Project Announcement
May 2020 Procurement Process Began
Nov 2020 Contract Award
Mar 2021 Construction Commencement
Apr 2024 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NZ Government

Waitematā District Health Board: A$18 million | NZ$20 million


Procuring Agency: Waitematā District Health Board
Successful Tenderer: Hawkins
Related contracts:
Demolition Works
Successful Tenderer - Henderson Demolition


2018 The business case process commenced.
Oct 2018 The New Zealand Government announced it would commit NZ$200 million to build a new elective surgery unit at North Shore Hospital.
Mar 2020 The Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) issued a Notice of Information (NOI) for procurement of the main contractor to deliver the North Shore Hospital Redevelopment.
May 2020 The DHB called for Registrations of Interest, closing on 2 June. Three to five respondents from the process were expected be shortlisted for a final Request for Proposal phase.
Aug 2020 Henderson Demolition began the early works to demolish existing buildings to ready the site for major construction.
Nov 2020 Waitematā District Health Board awarded the main construction contract to Hawkins.
Mar 2021 With demolition works complete, major works began on the project.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
New Zealand |