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NZFFWS Homes: Whangamata
NZFFWS holiday homes

Everything you need to know to enjoy your stay.

Welcome to your Whangamata 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 garage.


For wifi details, see whiteboard in the garage.

Please DO NOT turn the wifi off.

Nearest AED

Your nearest AED is located at:

Whangamata Fire Station

411 Port Road

Nearest Hospital

Your nearest hospital is:

Thames Hospital

610 Mackay Street
Phone: 07 868 0040

Medical Centres

Urgent care clinics are available at:

Whangamata Medical Centre

103 Lincoln Road
Ph: 07 865 8052
Open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Sunday 12-1pm


Please ensure that the rubbish is placed NO LATER than 7am each TUESDAY. There are some exceptions – see notice.


To isolate the power in the house, the switchboard is in the GARAGE, above the dryer, by the entrance to the lounge. TURN OFF the RED switch.


To isolate water to the house, main on/off valve is located by the fence directly opposite the garage door.

Fire Extinguisher

There is a fire extinguisher located in the KITCHEN, in the vicinity of the stove.

Gas Bottles

The hot water system relies on gas bottles. These are located at the rear of the house. If the indicator is showing 1 (empty), please leave a note for the caretaker on the fault whiteboard located in the garage.

Health & Safety

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns. See the whiteboard located in the garage 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 garage. 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). Linen is always left out, ready on the beds.

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 located in the garage. The garage key can be located on a hook in the kitchen.

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.
  • If gas used for barbecue and bottle is empty, please refill it prior to leaving.
  • DO NOT turn off the wifi.

Whangamata Holiday/Convalescent Home

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