asked questions

We know that purchasing a property comes with many questions, and that’s why our door is always open to any type of question, big or small. Below are some common questions that arise when we discuss purchasing a property.

What type of unit am i buying?

Stratum in Freehold or Unit Title Property (Not Leasehold).

How much will the deposit be, and where does it go?

10% of the purchase price is the deposit required for New Zealand residents. For non-residents, a 20% deposit is required (note – OIA rules apply). All deposits are safely held in a lawyers trust account, where they remain until settlement.

Is the price inclusive of GST?

Yes, GST is included in the purchase price for Residential Apartments.

Who manages the building?

Prior to Settlement, Safari puts in place an independent, unbiased, professional Body Corporate Manager for your peace of mind.

The Body Corporate Manager is contracted to oversee many of the services of the body corporate, on behalf of the unit owners.  

When is the anticipated date for settlement?

Q3 2023, however we will keep you updated throughout the construction period, so that you stay informed of progress in real time.

Are pets allowed?

Yes. Certain pets are permitted, in accordance with the Body Corporate rules.

Do the apartments come with Air Conditioning?

Yes – All units come fitted with a heat pump, to ensure you are cool in the summer and cosy in the winter.

Which appliances are included?

Fridge, Oven, cooktop,  dishwasher, washing machine, dryer. In addition to this, each unit includes a heat pump and is fitted with Curtains (move in ready)

*note studios have a convection microwave in lieu of an oven.

who are the developers?

The developer and construction Company, Safari Group, has been in the market for more than 25 years. To find out more visit

I’m not a New Zealand Resident, can I purchase?

Safari Group have applied for an Oversees Exemption Certificate. This permits non-residents to purchase an investment property, with the express intention of renting it out to the market.