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NZFFWS Homes: Taupo
NZFFWS holiday homes

Everything you need to know to enjoy your stay.

Welcome to your Taupo 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:

Pak N Save

Ruapehu Street, Taupo

Nearest Hospital

Your nearest hospital is:

Taupo Hospital

Kotare Street
Phone: 07 376 1000

Medical Centres

Urgent care clinics are available at:

Taupo Health Centre

113 Te Heuheu Street
Ph: 07 378 7060
Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:30pm

Taupo Medical Centre

177 Te Heuheu Street
Ph: 07 378 4080
Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm


Please ensure that the rubbish bin and recycling bins are placed curbside NO LATER than 8am each MONDAY.


To isolate the power in the house, the switchboard is in the hallway OPPOSITE THE BATHROOM. Open the door and 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 a round metal lid in the front boundary lawn, on the right-hand side facing the house.

Fire Extinguisher

There is a fire extinguisher located IN the KITCHEN, ABOVE the FRIDGE. Another can be found on the wall in the GARAGE by the DOOR.

Gas Bottles

Please ensure the barbecue is cleaned after use and make sure the gas bottles are completely turned off.

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 kitchen. 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). Master bedroom sheets are located in the master bedroom wardrobe. All other sheets are in the wardrobes.

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 basket provided. Please do as much washing as you can and hang it out or use the garage lines if it is raining.

Under NO circumstances is dirty linen to be left in the bedroom or hallway.

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.

Taupo Holiday/Convalescent Home

Photos taken mid-2023
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Bedroom configurations for Taupo:
  • Master – 1 x Queen Size Bed
  • Second – 1 x Queen Bed
  • Third – 2 x King Single Beds (one with trundler underneath)

Total sleeps: 7