Kaumātua Medical Grants

Our kaumātua grant scheme assists kaumātua aged 60 years and over. The grant can be used to purchase medical items and services that help with maintaining or improving the health and wellbeing of our kaumātua.

Each year kaumātua can apply once for each individual category up to the amount specified:
  • $200 Travel to attend doctor’s appointments (one per year)
  • $500 Glasses
  • $1000 Dental treatment and dentures
  • $1000 Audiology services and hearing aids
Applicants must provide:
  • A copy of a paid account or quote from the medical provider.
  • A verified bank deposit slip or statement.
Kaumātua grants open 1 July and close 30 June each year. Applications can be made throughout the year and are assessed each month.
Applications received by the 10th of each month will be processed for payment on the 20th of the same month.
Applying online? Applications will only be accepted if all supporting documentation is attached.