Aged Care Grants

Under the aged care policy, funding has been allocated to the following tiers. Amounts are payable to each person, per 12 month period.


Registered hapū members of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust aged 60 years and over are eligible for the program. Overseas applicants are eligible but the amounts are in $NZD.

Levels of Assistance

Tier One - Health-Related Expenses: up to $300.00 Health-Related Expenses are limited to:

  • GP Visits & GP referred specialist visits

Tier Two - Quality of Life Products: up to $1000.00 Quality of life products are limited to:

  • Hearing aids
  • Prescription glasses
  • Dentures

Residential Care Support: up to $5000.00 (amounts claimed in tiers 1 and 2 will be deducted from tier 3) Residential care includes the following types of long-term care provided in a rest home or hospital:

  • Rest home care
  • Continuing care (hospital)
  • Dementia care
  • Specialised hospital care (psychogeriatric care)

Apply by downloading the application below. Forms are also available from Whare Ora; 230 Kupe St, Orākei.  

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