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NZFFWS Homes: Kapiti
NZFFWS holiday homes

Everything you need to know to enjoy your stay.

Welcome to your Kapiti Convalescent/Holiday Home

Nau mai haere mai

  • For all serious emergencies please dial 111.
  • For urgent faults, notify the Society Office, the Caretaker, or the National Property Advisor. These numbers can be found on the hallway whiteboard.

General Rules. Please Read.

  • All our homes are pet free and no smoking or vaping is permitted.
  • Tents and campervans are not permitted.
  • Check in is no earlier than 2pm. Check out is before 11am on the date of your departure.
  • Homes are looked after by caretakers. Our caretakers are not cleaners. It is up to members to clean the homes to an acceptable standard upon departure. This includes cleaning showers, toilets, vacuuming, mopping of the floors and wiping clean all cooking surfaces including the fridge (inside and out). Failure to leave the home in a clean condition may result in you being billed for a cleaning charge.
  • Consumables such as toilet paper, light bulbs and cleaning products are to be replaced by members as necessary.
REMEMBER: You are a shareholder in this home, so please look after it during your stay. Our homes are in residential areas, so please be respectful of our neighbours. These lovely people watch over our homes when they are not in use.

Your Location

See whiteboard, located in the hallway.


For wifi details, see whiteboard in the hallway.

Please DO NOT turn the wifi off.

Nearest AED

Your nearest AED is located at:

Kapiti Boating Club

Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach

Nearest Hospital

Your nearest hospitals are:

Kenepuru Hospital
16 Hospital Drive, Porirua
Phone: 04 385 5999

Wellington Hospital
49 Riddiford Street, Newtown
Phone: 04 385 5999

Hutt Hospital
638 High Street, Lower Hutt
Phone: 04 566 6999

Medical Centres

An urgent care clinics is available at:

Team Medical

Coastlands Shopping Mall
Entry from Pak N Save carpark
Ph: 04 297 3000
Open Monday to Sunday 8:00am-9.45pm


Please ensure that the rubbish bin and recycling bins are placed curbside NO LATER than 7am each THURSDAY. We recommend putting bins out on Wednesday night.


To isolate the power in the house, the switchboard is in the GARAGE. TURN OFF the RED switch on the left side of the board.


To isolate water to the house, main on/off valve is located under the blue lid, centre front of boundary lawn.

Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguisher located in the garage, mounted on the wall.


The gas isolation tap is on the external gas unit on the right hand side of the garage. Please refill the gas bottle for the barbecue if it is empty.

Health & Safety

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns. See the whiteboard located in the hallway for contact information, or leave a note on the fault there.

Faults or Repairs

Please let us know if you notice something is broken or needs repairing. Note the fault and date on the whiteboard in the hallway. If the fault can be fixed safely, i.e. replacing a light bulb, please do so. Safety in doing so is your responsibility.


Bed linen is available at this house (including pillows, blankets, and duvets). Sheets for the single rooms are in the wardrobes. The master bedroom sheets are in the hallway cupboard.

It is up to the members to make the beds required for their stay.

Upon departure, strip the sheets and pillowcases off the beds that you have used. Place the dirty linen in the laundry hamper located in the hallway cupboard. If you have used the linen and are able to wash it, please do so and if possible, hang it on the line. Please Text 027 355 7612 with:

a) Holiday Home linen used
b) Holiday Home linen on the line

Under NO circumstances is dirty linen to be left on the beds or in the bathroom.

Under NO circumstances is the bedroom configuration or furniture to be moved.

Upon Departure

Upon departure, please remember to:

  • Ensure all windows and doors are locked (including the garage).
  • Empty the fridge.
  • Empty the inside rubbish bins.
  • Leave the house clean and tidy.
  • Check you have removed all personal items.
  • Ensure all keys are left where you found them.
  • Clean the barbecue if you have used it, and turn off the gas bottles.
  • DO NOT turn off the wifi.

Kapiti Holiday/Convalescent Home

Photos taken in mid-2023
NZ Firefighters holiday home Kapiti
NZ Firefighters holiday home Kapiti
NZ Firefighters holiday home Kapiti
NZ Firefighters holiday home Kapiti
Bedroom configurations for Kapiti:
  • Master – 1 x Queen Bed
  • Second Upstairs – 1 x Queen Bed
  • Second – 2 x Single Beds
  • Third – 2 x Single Beds