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Needs assessment and service coordination

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Wairarapa is FOCUS, Wairarapa DHB 

Area includes: Masterton, Carterton, Featherston, Greytown, Martinborough



Phone: 06 946 9813 / 0800 900 001

Address: PO Box 96, Masterton 5840

Other useful contacts

  • Masterton residents can access meals through: Wairarapa Hospital ph 06 946 9800 ext 4041, Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm or Glenwood Masonic Hospital: phone 06 377 0221 ext 6.
  • Other meal providers: Glenwood Masonic Hospital deliver frozen meals to Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough, phone 06 377 0221, Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4pm. 
  • District nursing: The full service operates 8am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday, with reduced staffing in the evenings and weekends. Phone 06 946 9827.
  • Parking and Transport() to Wairarapa Hospital