National Open day

National Open Day

Saturday 16 September, 10am-2pm


"Loved the décor, the quiet, the space. The ease of access for mobility impaired and the prices. Such an open calm place, we will be back for sure."

Google review for Metlifecare St Andrew's

"We have lived here for 11 years and wouldn't want to be anywhere else. We have it all and then some. A forever home!"

Google review for Bayswater

"Beautiful retirement village with friendly and helpful staff. Very eco-conscious with initiatives to involve residents in the various ways to live sustainably."

Google review for Waitakere Gardens

Tour our villages by region

Saturday 16 September between 10am and 2pm at these locations. See FAQs below for non-participating villages.

North Auckland

The Poynton is not participating this year.

Central Auckland

Parkside Village

The perfect mix of nature and convenience. With Monte Cecilia Park on your doorstep, established gardens throughout and a bustling social calendar, Parkside Village is your urban oasis in Hillsborough.

Independent living

Aged care

42 Herd Road, Hillsborough, Auckland, 1042
Go to Parkside Village

Hillsborough Heights

Hillsborough Heights is a place where friendly, easy-going retirees enjoy their golden years among beautiful, landscaped gardens with panoramic 360-degree views.

Independent living

1381 Dominion Road Extension, Mt Roskill, Auckland, 1041
Go to Hillsborough Heights

East Auckland

West Auckland

South Auckland

Waikato Region

Wilson Carlile Village is not participating this year.

Bay of Plenty

Sommervale is not participating this year.


Palmerston North Village

A close-knit community in a safe and secure village, Palmerston North Village is known for its warm, friendly staff and residents. With a strong emphasis on care, connection and community and 23 newly built villas adding more living options.

Independent living

Serviced apartment

Aged care

7 Fitchett Street, Central Palmerston North, Palmerston North, 4410
Go to Palmerston North Village


Karori Village is not participating this year.


The Village Palms is not participating this year.

Merivale Retirement Village

Positioned in the heart of one of Christchurch’s most sought-after suburbs, Merivale offers warm and vibrant retirement living nestled among beautifully manicured gardens.

Independent living

Serviced apartment

Aged care

27 Somme Street, Merivale, Christchurch, 8014
Go to Merivale Retirement Village


"Great centre. The residents make this more a family feeling place than an old folks home."

Google review for The Avenues

"Very impressive retirement village. It's the kind of lifestyle seniors truly deserve."

Google review for Greenwich Gardens

"Excellent service and friendly staff!"

Google review for Crestwood