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Free Public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi internet access is available in parts of the Grey Base Hospital.

Instructions to use the free wi-fi service

  1. When you turn on your wi-fi on your mobile device or laptop computer, select 'DHB Public Wi-Fi' from the list of options.
  2. You will be able to browse the internet or access your emails.

For more information read our Wi-Fi FAQs below or view more information about Connecting to DHB Public Wi-Fi Mobile devices

Wi-fi Frequently Asked Questions

Which West Coast DHB sites provide free public Wi-Fi?

Most of the Grey Base Hospital campus – in-patient wards, and the corporate services area have the free public Wi-Fi.  We are working on making it available also in the Kahurangi dementia unit.

How will people know exactly where it is available?

  1. When you turn on your wi-fi on your mobile device or laptop computer, select 'DHB Public Wi-Fi' from the list of options.
  2. You will be able to browse the internet or access your emails.

How easy is it to use and how reliable is the service?

Full instructions to access free wifi will be provided via a number of different ways including this website. The service will be reliable as it's delivered over high speed fibre infrastructure. However priority will be given to clinical data.

Who is paying for the service?

West Coast DHB have provided the infrastructure and 2degrees have provided the internet feed.

What restrictions are there?

  • Sites and content deemed inappropriate will be blocked when using the service. Similarly, content accessed by people within West Coast DHB facilities on their own network is subject to West Coast DHB policy.
  • It will also not be possible to download material like movies due to file size.
  • Help will only be available for users via the West Coast DHB website.