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Providing public health services in Canterbury, South Canterbury, the West Coast and Chatham Islands.
Community and Public Health (formerly known as Crown Public Health) provides public health services to those people living in the Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast regions, and the Chatham Islands.
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Get the latest data on the incidence of diseases in Canterbury, South Canterbury and the West Coast.
Influenza surveillance runs from May to October.
View the latest reports from our Public Health Analysts including the Evaluation of the Good One party register.
Community and Public Health Regional information / Ngā Rohe
We cover the geographic area, made up of the following regions:
Canterbury is a diverse region with the sea, plains and mountains, from Kaikoura in the north to the Rangitata River, and as far west as Arthur’s Pass.
The Mid- Canterbury region covers the central South Island between the Rakaia and Rangitata rivers.
The South Canterbury region lies between the Rangitata and Waitaki rivers, and includes the Waimate and Mackenzie Districts.
The West Coast is a 400km long region between the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea, including Buller, Grey and Westland Districts.
The Chatham Islands form an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about 680km (423 miles) southeast of mainland New Zealand.