Welcome to Enliven

At Enliven, we’re a little bit different.


Enliven creates elder-centred communities so that older people have companionship, meaningful activity and fun in their lives. These things add life to life!

Our full range of positive ageing services, means as your needs change so too can the support we provide. We take the time to get to know you and your needs.

Positive ageing with Enliven

Boutique retirement villages
Warm, welcoming rest homes
Specialist hospital & dementia care
Short-term respite & health recovery care
Retirement Living

Retirement Living

Retire with comfort, security & peace of mind

Each Enliven village is unique but in every community you’ll find high quality, comfortable villas or apartments, a fantastic community spirit, safety and security, plus great neighbours and staff.


Retirement lifestyle
Find a rest home

Rest homes

Rest home, hospital & dementia care

Enliven homes are full of life. They have a sense of vibrancy created by the close-knit communities, elder-directed philosophy and quality care coupled with meaningful activity and fun.


The right home for you

Not sure where to start?

We’re here to help. We know that choosing a village or rest home can be difficult. One of our friendly team can walk you through the available options, and design a support package that’s right for you, or your loved one.

Why Enliven

Why Enliven?

Enliven believes in offering holistic care that supports physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural wellbeing, Discover why so many people choose Enliven.

Join our team

Join our team

Enliven is a fun and caring place to work. There are many training, professional development and career opportunities for the right person.


Shop Enliven

Explore our online range of health and wellbeing products designed specifically for retirees, older people and their families.

Enliven people say

These inspiring snippets have been shared by the residents, staff and volunteers who make the Enliven community so special.

News & events

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Kapiti Day Programme celebrates spring!

1 week ago

Kapiti Day Programme celebrates spring!

Fed up with a long winter and grey, wet days, staff at Enliven’s Kapiti Day Programme have decorated the walls

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Peter enjoys comfortable living at Huntleigh Retirement Apartments

4 weeks ago

Peter enjoys comfortable living at Huntleigh Retirement Apartments

Peter enjoys his independent living at Enliven’s Huntleigh Retirement Apartments in Karori, with extra help available if needed. Peter, a

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Covid-19 Level 1 update  Copy

1 month ago

Covid-19 Level 1 update Copy

Update for residents and families of Enliven Homes during Covid-19 Level 2 restrictions.

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