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Southern DHB Board


The Board is made up of up to 11 members. Seven are elected (three for the Southland constituency and four for the Otago constituency) and the remaining four are appointed by the Minister of Health, by notice in the New Zealand Gazette. The Minister of Health also appoints the Chair and Deputy Chair.

The Board serves for a term of three years.

DHB Board members are accountable to the Minister of Health (through the Chairperson of the Board), for the performance of the DHB.

Board meetings

Due to COVID restrictions, public access to Board meetings will be via livestreaming.   A link to the YouTube livestream will be posted at the bottom of this page prior to the meeting.

Board meeting dates

2 February 2022, 9.30 am

2 March 2022, 9.30 am

5 April 2022, 9.30 am

3 May 2022, 9.30 am

8 June 2022, 9.30 am

Agenda and board papers

Agendas (which include the minutes of the last meeting) are posted on the news and publications page two days prior to the meeting.