Although we offer a broad range of services, there are many more providers in our community who offer other information and services aimed at supporting older people, their care, well-being and independence. If you can’t find what you are looking for below, please get in touch and we’ll do what we can to help.

Providing access to local support services

Disability Information Equipment Centre
Provides information on a wide range of services and supply or help source equipment.

Enable New Zealand
A multiservice organisation working to assist disabled people and their families, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations.

Medic Alert Foundation NZ Inc
Provides service and emergency identification in the event of injury or collapse

Providing advice and information about disability support and equipment available in New Zealand.

Easie Living
Retail products, advice and support about mobility, independent living and accessibility options for you and your home

Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service
Provides information on your rights when receiving health or disability services.
Freephone 0800 555 050 – 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Easy-to-understand health information and self-help resources

Alzheimer’s Wairarapa

Dementia Support

Hearing – Your Way | Kia Roha
Providing free and independent support to help assess and manage hearing impairment
Ph: 0800 008 011

Bowel Screening
Free bowel cancer screening for 60-74 year olds
Ph: 0800 924 432

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Central Region Stroke Foundation

Parkinson’s Society

Wairarapa Cancer Society

Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service
Provides information on your rights when receiving health or disability services.
Freephone 0800 555 050 – 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Waicare Carer Support Group
An extension of Waicare Day Activity, the Carer Support Group is open to all carers and there is no charge to attend. The group provides interaction and socialisation with other carers in a safe and confidential space. For more information call Elaine Leggott 06 378 8809 or 027 248 9248

Meetings are weekly on Tues and Thurs, 10.00am-12.00pm at St Matthew’s Hall, Church St, Masterton.
Meetings are fortnightly on a Tuesday, 10.00am-12.00pm at Featherston Community Centre.

Alzheimers Wairarapa Carer Support Group
Two groups, including a men’s only group. Monthly meetings provide the opportunity to build support networks and seek advice from people who understand.
For more information call (06) 377 7522

Provider of home-based health care and support

Healthcare New Zealand
Provider of community-based health, rehabilitation and disability support.

Carers NZ
National support agency for anyone caring for disabled or aging person

Wisdom and Wellbeing
An opportunity for older people in South Wairarapa to get together once a week for a delicious morning tea, a chance to socialise and enjoy a varied programme of speakers, trips and activities.
Email: or call Pauline Cave 021 102 8857

Family Works Kaumatua Wellness 
Sharing useful tips and information, develop social connections, listen to key speakers and an opportunity raise awareness of your rights and other services available in the community.
Email: or call 06 370 0659

St John Caring Caller
Connecting people who need a friend with people who have time to chat over the phone
027 211 4798

Waicare Day Activity Service
Community based day activity programme for adults living with a carer or living alone in the community. St Matthew’s Hall, Church St, Masterton. Tue, Wed and Thur 8.30am-2.00pm
06 377 2986 or 027 315 7773

Neighbourhood Support
South Wairarapa –
Masterton –

If you are experiencing anxiety, grief or depression, or if you’ve been affected by family violence, ChangeAbility can help.

Access and Wellbeing
This service provides free wellbeing support for people of any age who are living in the greater Wellington and Wairarapa regions

The Road Forward
Peer support services for adult survivors of sexual harm

Tu Ora Compass Health – To Be Heard
A free counselling service for mild to moderate mental health and addiction concerns
Ph: 04 801 7808 (Wellington & Wairarapa)

Freedom Medical Alarm

St John Medical Alarm

Securely Medical Alarm

BUPA Medical Alarm

Meals on Wheels
Featherston – 06 308 6912
Greytown – 06 304 9514
Martinborough – 06 306 9701

Glenwood Masonic Hospital Meals
06 377 0221

South Wairarapa
06 390 3663

021 657 560

06 379 4092

06 370 8034

Masterton Food bank is open between 10.00am and 12.30pm Monday to Friday. You need to bring proof of your name and address. Each person is allowed 6 food parcels, no questions asked.

New World Carterton
06 379 8016

New World Masterton
06 370 6691

Countdown Masterton
Online shopping only –

Pak’n’Save Masterton
Online shopping only –

Fresh Choice Greytown
06 304 7237

Supervalue Featherston
06 308 9104

Four Square Martinborough
06 306 5100

St John Health Shuttle
0800 589 630 opt1

Driving Miss Daisy
0800 948 432

0800 801 700

Total Mobility
Discounted door-to-door travel for disabled people who cannot independently use regular public transport services. To apply call Metlink 0800 801 700.

Wairarapa Digital Seniors
Providing free tech support to seniors aged 65+
0800 373 646

Access to free online courses teaching digital skills to seniors
06 370 8803

Carter Court 06 379 8075
Cornwall St 06 377 4165
Glenwood Hospital 06 377 0221
Kandahar Court 06 370 0449
Kandahar Home 06 370 0447
Lansdowne Court 06 377 3339
Lansdowne Park 06 377 0123
Lyndale Rest Home 06 378 7059
Masonic Village 06 378 7391
Roseneath 06 379 4018
Ultimate Care Palliser House 06 261 1920
Wairarapa Village 06 378 2577

Wairarapa Hospital
Wairarapa District Health Board (

Carterton Medical Centre

Masterton Medical Centre

Greytown Medical Centre

Martinborough Medical Centre

Hospice Wairarapa

If you need an ambulance in an emergency, please call 111.

Wellington Free Ambulance 

St John

Citizens Advice Bureau Wairarapa
06 377 0078

Community Law Wairarapa

Eldernet – information about services for older people in New Zealand

Grey Power – National lobby organisation committee to getting a fair deal for senior citizens

Public Trust – provides a wide range of legal and financial services

MSD/WINZ – financial information for older people at home and considering aged residential care

Accident Compensation Corporation

Ministry of Health

Health and Disability Commission
Provides information on your rights when receiving health or disability services.

Office for Senior Citizens
Part of the Ministry of Social Development. Advises the Minister for Senior Citizens on policy and issues affecting or of particular relevance to older people.

Retirement Commission
Helps New Zealanders prepare financially for their retirement.

Veterans Affairs New Zealand
Delivers services to New Zealand war veterans and provides advice to Government.

Work and Income (Income Support and Superannuation)
Provides a range of retirement income services for older people.

Maurice R Cochran Charitable Trust
Providing financial assistance to older persons, koro and kuia, in the Wairarapa area. The aim is to provide assistance with goods and services that would otherwise be unaffordable but would make a difference to the comfort, mobility and wellbeing of older persons in the community.
Contact: May Croft (Trust Chair) or 021 657 560

Work and Income (Income Support and Superannuation)
Provides a range of retirement income services for older people.

Manaaki te katoa | Be kind to all