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Bupa Merrivale Retirement Village
Retirement Villages ('Purchase')
61 Winger Crescent, Springs Flat 112
Whangarei 0112
Postal Address
61 Winger Crescent
Whangarei 0112
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Sarah McMillan - 09 4353388
Bupa Care Services - 0800 60 80 99
Sarah McMillan - 0274441217
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Visitors with limitations - please call us first
Merrivale Retirement Village offers you serviced apartments - with the independence and privacy of your own apartment, safe in the knowledge that extra support is there if you need it.

Our residents enjoy:
• A midday meal
• Laundry service
• Apartment cleaning
• An interesting range of activities

The extent to which you participate in village activities is completely up to you – you can be as involved or as private as you choose.

This is the best of both worlds, relieving the pressure of daily life, while giving you more time for the things you enjoy, all in a supportive community adjacent to Merrivale Care Home.

For further information, please phone Katrina Symonds on 09 435 3388 or 027 407 8766.

For more information, please visit the Bupa link below or scroll down to download our brochure.
Upcoming Open Days
Upcoming Open Days
No open days are currently scheduled.
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Name Katrina Symonds
Address 61 Winger Crescent
City/Town Whangarei
Company Bupa Care Services
Phone (09) 435 3388
Mobile 027 407 8766
Email View Email Address
Updated: 3 May 2016
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Address Level 6, 191 Queen Street
City/Town Auckland
Company Covenant Trustees Services
Phone (09) 302 0638
Email View Email Address
Updated: 30 Aug 2021
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
Serviced apartment (1 Bedroom)
Low Price$245,000
High Price$260,000
Updated: 14 Dec 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite Yes At Merrivale Care Home
Carer Support Yes
Updated: 3 May 2016
Personnel & Services
Personnel & Services
Personnel / Service Hours Per Week Status Details
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser attends the care home weekly. Bookings are made through the rest home.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist attends upstairs in the hospital and you can book to see her when she is there
Physiotherapist Yes A physiotherapist is available for a fee on a Wednesday.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Should you wish to speak to a chaplain it is arranged through reception in the care home
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Jenny is the village assistant and runs a full activity programme
Meals - Available On-site Yes The midday meal is part of your contract. Further meals can be purchased as and when required.
Home Help - Available On-site Negotiable
Home Help - External Provider Yes Should you require support with personal cares a home help provider can be approved to attend to your needs
Registered Nurse 2 Yes We have a nurse led clinic weekly plus access to a registered nurse in the hospital in the event of becoming unwell
Nursing Care Yes A fornightly clinic is run by a registered nurse. While the village is independent living, in an emergency a member of staff will attend from the care home upstairs. It will either be a senior caregiver or a registered nurse.
Other Personnel Yes Oversight by the village manager who is available as and when required. A bi-monthly meeting is chaired by her.
Updated: 13 Jun 2017
Facility Features
Facility Features
Feature Status Details
Social/Recreational Programme Yes A robust programme isin operation and enjoyed by the residents
24 Hour Security Yes
Emergency Call System Yes
Newsletter Yes
Pets In Residence Yes There are pets in the rest home side should you wish to spend time with them. There is a cat in the rest home that does wander around the facility
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes This is an option but must be discussed with and agreed with th e manager prior to signing an agreement.
Outings Yes
Library Yes
Lounges Yes
Gardens Yes
Updated: 3 Sep 2015
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 3 May 2016

NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.


In some villages there may be some Retirement Village units that have multiple uses e.g. a Serviced Apartment may also be used as a Residential Care Suite. The same unit may therefore show in several places on Eldernet.