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Interested in our pensioner housing for yourself or a loved one?
Our pensioner housing villages provide safe, affordable and age-friendly units and bedsits for independently living retirees.
You can apply for pensioner housing by completing the application forms on this page.
Our units are:
Most are easily accessible with ramps, handrails and wet showers. Furnishings and whiteware are the responsibility of the tenants.
Building insurance and rates are paid by Council.
You must be:
The following booklets contain helpful information:
Pensioner Housing - Residents handbook(PDF, 2MB)
Pensioner Housing - Summary booklet(PDF, 1MB)
Both forms must be completed. You will need to ask your doctor to complete the Pensioner Housing Doctor’s Consent form.
You can fill the forms out on your computer and save them, or you can print them at any of our local libraries.
Pensioner Housing Application Form(PDF, 722KB)
Pensioner Housing Doctor's Consent Form (PDF, 267KB)
You will need to supply documentation that shows you:
Send your completed application form and the relevant documents to Whangārei Agricultural and Pastoral Society using the post or email details on the form.
If your application meets all the requirements, you will be invited to a face-to-face meeting.
If you are successful, you will be placed on our register.
Applicants are prioritised based on housing need and other criteria.
We have villages all over the district for older adults to live and age in their communities. Each village consists of a small number of units. Most villages have off street parking and some green space.
Rent is a fixed cost of the current superannuation payment:
We have dedicated contractors who will do any necessary repairs and maintenance. Water, lawns, gutter cleaning and exterior cleaning is included in your rent.
If you have any maintenance issues or enquiries, you can report it online.
Report a maintenance issue
Use our online form to report issues with maintenance of Council owned buildings.
Report an issue
Whangarei Agricultural and Pastoral Society
127 Bank Street, Whangārei
P.O. Box 3
Phone: 09 438 3109
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