Otago District Health Board
|Merged into||Southland District Health Board|
|Successor||Southern District Health Board|
|Formation||1 January 2001|
|Founder||New Zealand Government|
|Dissolved||1 May 2010|
|Services||Health and disability services|
|Ministry of Health|
The area covered by the Otago District Health Board is defined in Schedule 1 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and based on territorial authority and ward boundaries as constituted as at 1 January 2001. The area can be adjusted through an Order in Council.
The initial board was fully appointed. Since the 2001 local elections, the board has been partially elected (seven members) and in addition, up to four members get appointed by the Minister of Health. The minister also appoints the chairperson and deputy-chair from the pool of eleven board members.
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- Rudman, Brian (13 February 2012). "Brian Rudman: Three health boards must marry and economise". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
- McKinnon, Malcolm (20 June 2012). "The first meeting of the Southern District Health Board, May 2010". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. New Zealand Government. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
- Public Health and Disability Act 2000, Schedule 1.
- Public Health and Disability Act 2000, Section 19.
- "District health boards". Ministry of Health. 12 February 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
- New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000, Parliamentary Counsel Office, 2000, retrieved 3 May 2020