Hospital procedures are impacted by Covid-19. Find out more here.

Hospital procedures are impacted by Covid-19. Find out more here.

General Manager: Steve Attkins
90 Hanson St, Newtown, Wellington 6021
Reception Phone: 04 910 2160

Car parking

Patient and visitor car parking is normally available on-site, however due to ongoing building work we are currently unable to provide this. We do have dedicated free parking at Bowlarama and The National Dance and Drama School, as indicated on the map. These car parks are clearly marked for use by Southern Cross.

Additional parking is also available at:

  • The lower level of Countdown - max. 90 minutes
  • Hanson Street, on the side of the street opposite the hospital - max. 2 hours
  • Disability and strict 15 minute drop-off parking is also available at the main entrance of the hospital

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital
is a private surgical hospital and integrated, purpose-built
specialist consulting centre

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital was originally established in 1992. The hospital currently includes day procedure facilities, six operating theatres and a modern intensive care unit. Clinical services at Southern Cross Wellington Hospital include orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, gastroenterology through to vital colorectal surgery, gynaecology, paediatric surgery, neurophysiology, ophthalmology, oncology and urology. See below for details about the significant development currently taking place at Southern Cross Wellington Hospital.

Southern Cross Specialist Centre Wellington

Our multi-disciplinary specialist centre adjoins our private surgical hospital and was originally opened in 1998. It features consulting rooms and day procedure facilities for use by credentialled medical practitioners. TBI Health is also located within the Southern Cross Specialist Centre in Wellington.

Redevelopment of our Wellington Hospital Campus

A major expansion of Southern Cross Wellington Hospital began in 2023. This new development will expand the core hospital services already delivered at the Newtown site and improve treatment and surgical capacity in the Wellington region. The development includes a purpose-built orthopaedic specialist centre, new consulting rooms, extended rehabilitation facilities, two new surgical theatres and upgrades to some of the existing theatres.

Patient facilties

Whilst at Southern Cross Wellington Hospital, this is what our patients can expect


Nourishing, quality meals for overnight patients, with attention to your special dietary needs on request.

Our Rooms

Comfortable private rooms for overnight stay, with a large ensuite, and television and radio facilities.

Our Care

A professional, caring nursing team, whose focus is on patients’ wellbeing and comfort.


Flexible visiting hours and visiting arrangements to ensure a restful environment for all of our patients. Free parking facilities. Visitors may be impacted by Covid-19 precautions and we recommend that you review our Covid-19 page in advance of visiting.

On-site services

Wellington hospital is quickly becoming one of the best equipped facilities within our network.

Hospital facilities

Specialist centres & related health providers

Surgical Specialties

View our range of surgical specialties

General Surgery
Ophthalmology (Eye surgery)
Orthopaedic Surgery
Vascular surgery

Our hospital patients’ experience


Visiting hours: 8am - 8pm

90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, 6021

Tel: (04) 910 2160


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