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Artist impression of Pukekohe Village development

Media Release

| Pukekohe Village

New Pukekohe retirement village on its way

Metlifecare has received resource consent to build a premium retirement village nestled on Pukekohe Hill. The 8.6-hectare greenfield site, located on Jellicoe Road, will be transformed into a village with an onsite care home.

28 November 2023

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Ant Carroll at Powley Village

Village News

| Powley

No business like show business!

Among other famous characters, Powley resident Anthony (Ant) Carroll has played the Wizard of Oz, King Lear, Romeo, the Merchant of Venice and even a munchkin. The latter described as “a killer when you spend the entire production on your knees!”

20 November 2023

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Santana with her Careerforce colleagues. Left to right Hineoma Paekau (CF), Santana Ngawharau, Ramari Dewes (CF), Dara Davenport (CF)

Photo credit: Careerforce

Village News

| Whangārei Park Village

Deaf learner overcomes challenges to pursue her goals

Whangarei caregiver, Santana Ngawharau has overcome communication barriers to succeed. Santana carriers out housekeeping and laundry duties at Metlifecare’s Whangarei Park retirement village.

16 November 2023

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Berrymisu Mess

Love Food, Hate Waste


Berrymisu Mess

This hybrid dessert, a cross between berry-tiramisu and eton mess and aptly named Berrymisu Mess, is perfect for using up any leftover berries or desserts.

14 November 2023

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Ray Urbhan with his marathon medals

Village News

| Hibiscus Coast Village

Ray's running adventures

A diary started in the 1950s holds a written account of every run Hibiscus Coast resident, Ray Urbahn has ever been on.

16 October 2023

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Pinesong's cardio drumming group

Village News

| Pinesong

Get fit drumming!

It’s Saturday morning at Pinesong Village, and the rhythmic drumming beats of Queen’s famous track ‘we will rock you’ are coming from the dining room, followed by a lot of laughter.

12 October 2023

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