Retirement living

Retire with comfort, security and peace of mind.

Enliven’s boutique villages are designed to let you enjoy the independence and freedom of living in your own home, but without the worry and hassle. We’ll take care of the hard work, while you spend your retirement doing things you love.

From the great social life to the fantastic community spirit, right through to the values-driven organisation, purpose-built facilities and friendly staff, people give many different reasons for making the move to an Enliven retirement village. But so many agree – they wish they’d made the move sooner.

Why choose retirement with Enliven?

There are many reasons people give for moving to Enliven’s retirement villages and apartments. Residents agree – it’s a choice involving trust, peace of mind, security, independence and the freedom to truly enjoy their retirement years.

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If you’re looking for companionship, then an Enliven retirement village can deliver.
You’ll love being surrounded by a network of people at a similar stage in their lives.

The boutique size of our villages makes socialising and interacting with others easy! You’ll never be just a number.

Residents of Enliven villages often organise their own social events and gatherings. In addition, the Enliven team offers a monthly activity and social calendar for residents, and you’re always welcome to join in on activities at the neighbouring home.

Enliven Village’s provide independent retirement living, but with the security of knowing our friendly team is never far away. As a resident you are, of course, free to do whatever you like, when you like. But you can be confident that our friendly team is on hand to offer all the support and security you need.

If you go away on holiday, you’ll know Enliven is looking after your villa or apartment, and if you’re at home you can rest assured that our friendly team are never far away if you need them.

If you become ill or have an accident, we can arrange short-term respite or health recovery care at one of our nearby homes.

We can also assist you in finding in-home healthcare and support services such as meal delivery and laundry. These services are provided on a ‘fee-for-service’ basis, although you may find some of these services can be subsidised by the District Health Board.

At Enliven’s retirement villages you can enjoy the independence of living in your own home, but without the hassle of property maintenance. Rates, building insurance, ongoing maintenance of your villa, lawns, gardens and security – we’ve got it covered.

Of course, the amount we do is up to you. For example, if you’re a bit of a green thumb or enjoy pottering in the garden, you’re welcome to take care of the area around your villa.

Many residents of have created glorious gardens around their homes.

If you’re looking for companionship, then an Enliven retirement village can deliver.
You’ll love being surrounded by a network of people at a similar stage in their lives.

The boutique size of our villages makes socialising and interacting with others easy! You’ll never be just a number.

Residents of Enliven villages often organise their own social events and gatherings. In addition, the Enliven team offers a monthly activity and social calendar for residents, and you’re always welcome to join in on activities at the neighbouring home.

Enliven Village’s provide independent retirement living, but with the security of knowing our friendly team is never far away. As a resident you are, of course, free to do whatever you like, when you like. But you can be confident that our friendly team is on hand to offer all the support and security you need.

If you go away on holiday, you’ll know Enliven is looking after your villa or apartment, and if you’re at home you can rest assured that our friendly team are never far away if you need them.

If you become ill or have an accident, we can arrange short-term respite or health recovery care at one of our nearby homes.

We can also assist you in finding in-home healthcare and support services such as meal delivery and laundry. These services are provided on a ‘fee-for-service’ basis, although you may find some of these services can be subsidised by the District Health Board.

At Enliven’s retirement villages you can enjoy the independence of living in your own home, but without the hassle of property maintenance. Rates, building insurance, ongoing maintenance of your villa, lawns, gardens and security – we’ve got it covered.

Of course, the amount we do is up to you. For example, if you’re a bit of a green thumb or enjoy pottering in the garden, you’re welcome to take care of the area around your villa.

Many residents of have created glorious gardens around their homes.

If there comes a time that you or your spouse needs extra support, you’ll have access to Enliven’s full range of positive ageing services.

For village residents we offer a range of additional services on a short or long term basis, including housekeeping, laundry, medical support services and meals.

Most Enliven homes are able to provide short-term respite, health recovery care and day activity programmes (subject to availability).

And if living in your own home becomes too much then as a resident of an Enliven retirement village you’ll be given preferential entry into Enliven’s rest homes.

Enliven has warm, welcoming elder-centred communities across the lower North Island. Search Enliven homes

Enliven’s Retirement Villages have been designed to let you make the most of your retirement years. After all, retirement is not about slowing down (unless you want to!); it’s about having the time to do the things you enjoy most.

Many residents tell us they love having the freedom to travel, all the while knowing their home is secure.

Others tell us they love having the time to spend with family and friends or pursuing favourite hobbies and pastimes, while we take care of the hard work like property maintenance. Of course, if you prefer to sit back and relax, Enliven villages are great places to do that too.

For many retirees, the companionship of others at a similar stage of life is one of the best things about retirement living with Enliven.

In an Enliven village, you’ll get to know your neighbours after just a short while. Residents are often found relaxing, playing a game of cards or socialising together at the village community centres.

We’re a New Zealand-made and operated not-for-profit organisation.

As part of Presbyterian Support Central we’ve been trusted to support and empower people and communities for more than 100 years.

The icing on the cake for many who choose Enliven is the knowledge that all proceeds from the sale of our retirement villas, apartments and services are directed back into Enliven services and facilities, or to vital services for children and families in need through our Family Works social service arm.

If there comes a time that you or your spouse needs extra support, you’ll have access to Enliven’s full range of positive ageing services.

For village residents we offer a range of additional services on a short or long term basis, including housekeeping, laundry, medical support services and meals.

Most Enliven homes are able to provide short-term respite, health recovery care and day activity programmes (subject to availability).

And if living in your own home becomes too much then as a resident of an Enliven retirement village you’ll be given preferential entry into Enliven’s rest homes.

Enliven has warm, welcoming elder-centred communities across the lower North Island. Search Enliven homes

Enliven’s Retirement Villages have been designed to let you make the most of your retirement years. After all, retirement is not about slowing down (unless you want to!); it’s about having the time to do the things you enjoy most.

Many residents tell us they love having the freedom to travel, all the while knowing their home is secure.

Others tell us they love having the time to spend with family and friends or pursuing favourite hobbies and pastimes, while we take care of the hard work like property maintenance. Of course, if you prefer to sit back and relax, Enliven villages are great places to do that too.

For many retirees, the companionship of others at a similar stage of life is one of the best things about retirement living with Enliven.

In an Enliven village, you’ll get to know your neighbours after just a short while. Residents are often found relaxing, playing a game of cards or socialising together at the village community centres.

We’re a New Zealand-made and operated not-for-profit organisation.

As part of Presbyterian Support Central we’ve been trusted to support and empower people and communities for more than 100 years.

The icing on the cake for many who choose Enliven is the knowledge that all proceeds from the sale of our retirement villas, apartments and services are directed back into Enliven services and facilities, or to vital services for children and families in need through our Family Works social service arm.

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