Good news for villages as Rates Rebate Amendment Bill gets green light

Residents of retirement villages will be pleased to hear the Rates Rebate Amendment Bill has now received cross-party support after changes were made to the original version.

Weightlifting legend carries the Queen’s Baton at Settlers Village

Weightlifting legend Precious McKenzie relived his Commonwealth Games past carrying the Queen’s Baton at Settlers Village in Albany.

John Collyns: People better off living in a retirement village

Executive director of Retirement Villages Association JOHN COLLYNS reflects on how 2017 played out for the retirement villages industry and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for 2018.

Wellington site serves baby boomers for second time

A Wellington site that housed a university campus built in the 1960s for the baby boomers could serve the same generation as they come into retirement.

Operators urged to enter the ‘Oscars of Elder Care’

New Zealand retirement village operators, residential aged care providers and home care providers are urged to enter the 6th Asia-Pacific Elder Care Innovation Awards.

Ryman’s Aussie expansion continues

Ryman announces it's seventh Australian village.

Strong relationships and planning the key to a good retirement

It’s important to plan for the emotional aspects of retirement as well as the financial ones, according to Barry LaValley, Canadian educator and author of recently launched book 'So you think you’re ready to retire'.

How retirement village operators can defer tax liabilities

New Zealand Herald's article looks at why high performing retirement village operators like Metlifecare are able to defer tax liabilities.

Aged care provider rescues social housing village

Stevenson Village would likely have been bought by a property developer had HBH Senior Living not purchased the Auckland social housing village.

Increasing demand for social housing for older Kiwis

More affordable, quality rental homes are needed for older New Zealanders to meet demand, warns a new report.



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