Kōwhainui Retirement Village, Whanganui

  • LocationEdith Collier Drive and Kowhainui Drive, Otamatea, Whanganui
  • TypeRetirement villas (licence to occupy)
  • Village size33 two bedroom villas
  • Villa size82-96m2 plus conservatory
  • FeaturesPets welcome
  • ParkingSecure off street
  • Call usTrish 06 349 1494

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Enliven’s Kōwhainui Village offers a wonderful lifestyle opportunity in Whanganui’s premier suburb of Otamatea.

Villa features.

Each of the villas on Edith Collier Drive and Kōwhainui Drive include:

  • a modern kitchen complete with oven, hob, rangehood and dishwasher
  • a heat pump/air conditioning unit
  • a modern, wet-floor bathroom
  • a garage
  • a private courtyard or garden area
  • quality carpet and slip resistant vinyl flooring
  • connections for telephone, internet and digital TV
  • quality curtains or blinds.


Continuum of care.

Enliven offers a full range of positive ageing services. Kōwhainui Village offers independent retirement living in licence to occupy (LTO) villas. We also offer a small number of rental units. At neighbouring Kōwhainui Home we offer both short and long term rest home and hospital level care. That means if your needs change, so too can the support we provide. It also make Kōwhainui Home and Village a perfect option for couples who need different levels of support.

Retirement with Enliven

There are many reasons people give for moving to Enliven’s retirement villages and apartments. Find out more about why retirees choose us.

Additional services

Like all Enliven Villages, we go above and beyond standard health care. That’s why Kōwhainui Village has additional services and support.

Kowhainui Retirement Village

Additional services and support

These services are available on a one-off, short- or long-term basis.

Meals Delicious meals can be taken in the shared dining room in the village community centre or delivered hot to your villa.
Housekeeping We have a daily laundry service available. Bed-making can be on a daily basis or simply when linen needs changing.
Handyman Enliven’s handyman service is available to book for odd jobs such as hanging pictures, changing light bulbs or moving and securing furniture.
Healthcare Healthcare and nursing services such as medicine oversight, nurse visits, wound dressings and podiatry can be booked as required.
Catering The chefs at our home can cater for special events; we have a delicious range of sweet and savoury finger foods on offer.
Continence service Enliven’s continence product service is discreet, personalised and available from the comfort and privacy of your home. Find out more
Guest accommodation Enliven’s guest studio apartments are available for family and friends visting from out of town.
Short-term care Enliven’s respite and health recovery care is available to provide short-term care following illness, injury or surgery.

Services details are subject to change.
Contact your village manager or coordinator for details.

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