Holiday Dialysis Information

Private holiday dialysis

 For people looking for Private dialysis treatment while visiting New Zealand, the only available facility is based in Auckland.

Contact Chris at:
Click on the following link for further information

Wanting to holiday away from New Zealand

You will need to check with your dialysis staff before booking your trip.

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Travel Insurance

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Holiday Dialysis Units within New Zealand

Kawakawa, Northland

For home haemodialysis trained patients able to use a Fresenius machine
Dialysis Unit, Kawakawa


Whangarei Renal Service
Phone: 09 430 4101 ext 5895
Fax: 09 404 2823

Auckland Hospital Dialysis Unit

Based in the grounds of Auckland Hospital on Park Road and dependent on availability. We cannot guarantee and cannot prioritize (in the event of a sudden increase in patient numbers) But we will do our best to accept requests if we continue to have a space.

Auckland City Hospital - City Site Acute & Dependent Haemodialysis
Christine Baker - Holiday Dialysis Co-ordinator Ph: 09 307 4949 ext 22184 / 22182

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Based on the Greenlane Clinical Services site in Greenlane, the Home haemodialysis facility has limited spaces available over the summer months, spaces are minimal over the Christmas period, for further information and bookings contact the Charge Nurse
Ph: (09 307 4949 ext 27372 | (021 938 921)
Middlemore Hospital Dialysis Unit
Based in Otahuhu opposite Middlemore Hospital, they prefer 6-8 weeks notice, but will do their best to help in emergencies. Limit 1 week.
Contact:Amie Hwang
CNM, Scott Dialysis Unit, MMH
(09) 2760044 x 6155 Email


North Shore Dialysis Unit:

Associate Clinical Charge Nurse:

Waitakere Dialysis Unit:

Baskar Reddy:

Community Dialysis Unit Maraingi Bay:

Sreeni Sharma:

Waikato Dialysis Unit

Based in Waikato Hospital and dependent on availability.


Nicky Hagan
Phone: 07 839 8741

Tauranga Dialysis Unit

Building 10, Tauranga Hospital
Cameron Road, Tauranga
Phone: 07 579 8093

 Whakatane Hospital

Ground Floor, Whakatane Hospital
Phone: 07 306 0734

 Rotorua Satellite Dialysis Unit

The Rotorua Satellite Dialysis Unit will accept visitors if they book well in advance. This needs to be done through the visitor's local renal unit.

Phone: 07 343 7785

Gisborne  Dialysis Unit

Gisborne Satellite Dialysis Unit will accept visitors if they book well in advance and dependent on availability.

Contact: Gilbert Go. 06 869 0500. Ext 8947.

Taranaki - New Plymouth

Taranaki Renal Unit, Located on the Ground Floor of New Plymouth Hospital on David Street.
Holiday dialysis dependant on availability


Clinical Nurse Manager - Jane Gubb
Phone: 06 753 8631

Nelson Dialysis Unit

The haemodialysis unit is situated in the Intensive care unit at Nelson Hospital. We consider all requests and do our utmost to accomodate people for at least some time. It is difficult over Christmas and New Year depending on the number of patients on dialysis at the time of the request.

Joy Tomlinson
Phone: 03 546 1800 extn 7576 or 03 546 1576
Christchurch Dialysis Unit
Based at Christchurch Hospital
Phone 03 364 1032

Dunedin Hospital Dialysis Unit

This unit is situated in Dunedin Public Hospital, Great King Street. Dunedin unit is a small home training unit with limited capacity for visitors. Travel insurance is strongly recommended should the Dialysis Unit not be able to honor an agreed booking and advise that there is no longer capacity for a scheduled holiday dialysis. Enquiries regarding holiday dialysis please use contact Blair Donkin.


Charge Nurse Manager: Blair Donkin
Phone: 03 470 9345
Fax: 03 470 9508