Kahungunu plans for Masterton hospital site
|14 Oct 2019 13:33 PM|
Land Information New Zealand is set to start clearing the site of the former Masterton Hospital before handing it over to a local iwi.
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa Tāmaki Nui-a-Rua Settlement Trust has been offered the land, and is developing plans to refurbish a health centre on the site and use the rest to build an aged care facility.
Chair Robin Potangaroa says the project was estimated to cost between $20-30 million.
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