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How much is the rent?

as at 01/07/2016

Tenants must pay two (2) weeks rent in advance. 

Single (per  week):

from $123.00 to $142.00

Double (per week):

 from $149.00
to $167.00

* In addition, a bond of two (2) weeks rent is required.




from $246.00 to $284.00


from $298.00
to $334

WINZ may provide an accommodation supplement. 

Work and Income New Zealand may be able to assist with the bond payment. If you qualify and wish to apply, you will need to provide the following:

  • complete all details on the Application Form
  • supply a complete list of all income details and assets
  • ensure your doctor has completed the confidential Independent Living Form for yourself/partner
  • supply two written references from previous landlords and two character references
  • a copy of the last three month’s bank statements
  • include any supporting financial documents (if you have sold property or are involved in any trusts)
  • ensure the Statutory Declaration at the end of the Application Form is signed in the presence of a Justice of the Peace, Solicitor or a Court Registrar

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2017