Kaweka Health was founded by a group of clinicians who see the need to create more operating capacity in the Hawke’s Bay region and deliver a patient-centric approach.

Our board of directors have a depth of leadership skills.

Board of Directors

Kaweka Hospital Colin Hurchison

Dr Colin Hutchison

Managing Director

Kaweka Hospital John Rose

Dr John Rose

Shareholder Representative

Kaweka Paul Messerschmidt

Paul Messerschmidt


Kaweka Hospital Peter Hensman

Peter Hensman

Finance Director

Kaweka Hospital Stephen Toynton

Mr Stephen Toynton

Surgical Director

The Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) of Kaweka Health Limited
  • Provides clinically relevant advice to the leadership team of Kaweka Health and assurance to the Kaweka Health Board of Directors.
  • Has responsibility for clinical quality and patient safety.
  • Provides clinical leadership to the Kaweka Health workforce.