Project

Wairoa Waikato Mental Health Facility

PROJECT STATUS
Detailed Planning
Wairoa Waikato Mental Health Facility

A new acute mental health facility will be built in Waikato to provide better care and support to people with mental health and addiction issues. The new facility will replace the ageing Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre.

The design will be developed alongside the business case.

The facility is expected to have a 63 to 73 bed capacity, which is an increase of 10 to 20 beds compared to the existing facility.

Key Dates

Mar 2020 Expected completion of indicative business case
Mar 2021 Expected completion of detailed business case
2022 Expected Construction Commencement
2023 Expected opening of facility

Funding contributions

NZ Government

PROJECT HISTORY

Oct 2019 New Zealand Government announced funding of NZ$100 million for the project, pending business case approval.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Media releases
2019/10/17