Visits to Tamahere Eventide & Atawhai Assisi

Tamahere Eventide
Families and friends in our Rest Home can now visit as well from tomorrow Saturday the 14th of May.

Visiting hours for now is still between 13:00 to 15:00, you can stay for the whole visiting hours ( not just for an half an hour)

Please wear a mask

Please phone for an appointment, on 856-5162

The receptionist Chris will be here on Saturday morning from 9:30 – 15:00, and Sunday from 11:30 – 15:00

Please do a RAT before entering our facility

You can take your loved one for the day/ a drive/ cup of coffee etc.

Church service will be for all residents again from Sunday.

Please do not visit if you are feeling sick.

We are opening up following a cautious approach.  I will keep you informed re: changing of times of doing RAT’s and visiting hours to be extended.

Em Robinson
General Manager

Atawhai Assisi

I am pleased to announce that Atawhai Assisi is now Covid free.

It has been a long and challenging few months with both staff and residents affected by Covid. We have seen how much support, caring and love is here at Assisi for all our staff and residents working together to overcome this terrible virus.

So what does that mean for Assisi and visiting?

I am happy to say that most of our restrictions will be removed from Monday the 16th of May 2022.

Mask wearing is still compulsory when visiting. We will provide surgical masks (the blue ones) at each entrance.

You are still required to sign in with a health declaration and temperature check.

RAT tests is still advised before visiting especially if you have been at an area of risk or if you are concerned. We may do random RAT testing on visitors so be aware that you could be asked to do one onsite (these will be provided)

Booking is no longer required and you may visit at any time and in ALL areas of the facility. You are also welcome to take residents out during your visit (please inform staff if you are going offsite)

I must continue to stress not to visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with anyone who has Covid.


Please be aware that the main gate entrance is still closed to ALL visitors. Access is now through the Chapel gate entrance (for both resthome and hospital visitors)

For the resthome:

Parking is available in the chapel car park and behind Hata wing if required.

Entry is through the door with steps next to the chapel.

For the hospital:

Parking is available in the hospital car park. Please use the Chapel gate entrance.

Entry is through the hospital main door.

If you are unable to visit you are welcome to contact our Diversional therapy team to arrange for photos or video through our facebook page or a video call.  You can contact them on the following emails:

Deanne Bowen
General Manager 


To provide a quality caring service for older people,
in a Christian environment.

Professional Caring Service

We love providing a community that cares for the total needs of our aged care residents, in a warm-hearted and high-quality environment. With residential care facilities ranging from rest home care to independent living, all our practices seek to value our elderly clients and their families. Situated in the heartland of New Zealand, at Tamahere, Waikato, we welcome you to Tamahere Eventide.

Christian Values

All that we do at Tamahere Eventide is grounded on our Christian beliefs. At our core is the belief that we all possess an intrinsic dignity, as humans created and valued by an all-loving God. We aim to practice this care, value and love in all of our practices with our residents, affirming the meaning, dignity and beauty of old age.

Our Philosophy of Aged Care

  • We believe that the whole of life, from birth to death, has meaning and purpose. Old age is an intrinsic part of all the previous years that a person has lived.

  • We believe that every person, including the very old and frail, is created in the image of God, possesses an innate dignity, loved by God and that there is nothing in life or death that can separate us from that love.

  • We provide for elderly people regardless of race, culture and creed.

  • We seek within the limitations of our resources, to provide assistance to those in need regardless of their capacity to pay.

  • We believe that the physically and mentally frail are to be provided with special care and consideration and treated with dignity and respect.

  • We aim to provide maximum independence.

  • Where possible, we encourage residents to make decisions and choices, which affect their life.

  • We express a concern for the wholeness of the person by providing an environment that meets the needs of the whole person – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

  • We respect individual needs and preferences, encouraging participation in programmes and activities whilst allowing residents freedom of choice.

  • We ensure that adequate resources are provided so that every resident in ourHome has access to the health care they require.

  • As staff our aim is to create in this Home, a family atmosphere in which we value, care about and support one another.

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