Serving Te Manawa Taki DHBs through network coordination and support excellence

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Hei oranga he hapori, kia oranga te whānau - When communities are well, whānau will thrive.


To support Te Manawa Taki DHBs by working in collaborative partnerships, leading and facilitating change, and building a future focused organisation. 


  • Focus on people - Kia haangai te iwi
  • Do the right thing well - Whaia te mea tika
  • Act with integrity - Mana tangata, ngaakau pono
  • Be courageous - Kia maia, kia manawanui

HealthShare supports clinical change through the Regional Equity Plan (REP), while HealthShare’s provision of effective back office services supports the region’s focus on sustainable health service delivery. 

The services provided by HealthShare cover the following broad areas: 

  • supporting regional direction and change through the development of regional plans;
  • supporting clinical service change through the development of new regional clinical networks;
  • supporting and enabling change through the ongoing development of the region’s workforce and information systems; and
  • driving efficiencies at a regional level through back office service provision, alongside new national back office shared services. 

To do this, HealthShare:

  • works together with Te Manawa Taki DHBs;
  • ensures accountability through business planning and reporting processes, and service level agreements for specific areas of work; 
  • works closely with clinicians to increase the speed of change;
  • focuses on improving services and finding new ways of thinking and working;
  • and is a future focused organisation with an interest in innovation and sector change

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HealthShare Ltd Structure

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HealthShare’s Chief Executive is accountable to the Board, through the Chairman, for the management of HealthShare and day to day operations. The Board meets monthly to monitor performance.

HealthShare has multiple planning and reporting relationships within the Te Manawa Taki region and to national agencies, click here for more information relating to the HealthShare governance structure.

Andrew Campbell-Stokes, Chief Executive, HealthShare Ltd

ACStokesAndrew is the Chief Executive of HealthShare.  He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Otago) and a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy (Otago).

Apart from three years in education, Andrew has worked in health since 1991, firstly as a pharmacist, then as a health service manager, a health planner and then in-service development.

Andrew is supported by the HealthShare Senior Leadership Team, which is made up of senior staff with a broad range of experience both within and outside the health sector.

Nick Saville-Wood, Lead Chief Executive for Te Manawa Taki DHBs
N SWoodNick Saville-Wood was appointment to Chief Executive at Lakes DHB for Rotorua and Taupo hospitals in 2019.  Nick has also been seconded as the Lead CE for Mental Health and Addiction network on behalf of the Te Manawa Taki District Health Board Chief Executives.
NgãToka Hauora Mãori

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The Ngã Toka Hauora group function is to provide leadership, direction and expertise to the Te Manawa Taki Board Governance group on matters pertaining to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Mãori Health equity and tackling racism in the health system.

Ngã Toka Hauora wholeheartedly supports the commitment of Te Tiriti and Maori Health Equity in the Te Manawa Taki Regional Equity Plan.

The role of Ngã Hauora Group is to share innovation, kaupapa Mãori / Mãtauranga Mãori best practice and provide direction, leadership and expertise to HealthShare that positively influences the direction and momentum of the Regional Equity Plan workplan.

The membership includes:

  • Marama Tauranga, Manukura, Executive Director, Toi Ora, Bay of Plenty DHB
  • Mapihi Raharuhi, Director of Equity and Outcome, Lakes DHB
  • Peter Brown, Mãori Health Manager, Hauora Tairãwhiti
  • Megan Tahere, Chief Mãori Health & Equity Officer, Taranaki DHB
  • Riki Niania, Executive Director Mãori, Equity & Health Improvement, Waikato DHB
Lead General Manager Strategy of Funding for Te Manawa Taki DHBs

 To be confirmed