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Avonlea Hospital & Home

Avonlea is a 50 bed home administered by a Trust Board that offers you 24 hour Hospital and Residential Care of a very high standard. It is situated in the town in a quiet setting, attractively landscaped gardens with unique and picturesque rural and river views.

Friends and family/whanau are most welcome to join us when celebrating special occasions or may drop in for a visit at any time.

We are a one stop shop for care

Permanent Care

We cater for Hospital level of care (Level 5) and residential level care (level 4). Funded and non-funded beds are available. All potential residents must have had an assessment prior to admission, but we can help with these arrangements.

Short Stay Care

Terminal/Palliative Care

Carer Support

We cater for short stays - A week, a fortnight, each person is different and have their own needs and timeframes. We will fit in with whatever is requested.


Avonlea has an intense and interesting daycare programme with never a dull moment.

Meals at Home

Avonlea offers a home delivery service for meals 7 days per week at a very reasonable price and can cater for special dietary requirements or you can purchase frozen meals.

Professional accreditations, memberships and registrations

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Contact details

Address: 52 Ward St, Taumarunui
Phone: (07) 896 8131
Fax: (07) 895 5106
Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week
Postal: PO Box 97, Taumarunui 3946
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Entry criteria
Entry assessment
Cost applies