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Royal Heights Rest Home - Rest Home Care (Waitemata West)

1 day ago - Auckland

Are you looking for Rest home care or day care? We can help. 


Room Vacancy Status

We currently have no rooms available, but we are taking expressions of interest for a possible impending vacancy in the near future. All rooms have an ensuite toilet and there is a mix of sizes and configurations such as those with glass sliding door to a garden courtyard or others with views toward the Waitakere ranges, Royal Heights Park or Auckland City and the bridge. Please call us to discuss or make a time to visit.

We welcome visits to view the great resources our facility has for residents and our day stay clients. Book a visit by calling 09 833 9333 or to have a chat about your needs.

Day Stay

Please have a chat to us about our day stay service These can be either regular or occasional. Join in the activities, entertainment and meet our friendly residents and staff. This is a booked service so we do need to discuss your day care needs before hand.


Royal Heights is proud to have achieved four years certification (twice running).

Parahaki Court - Rest Home Care

1 day ago - Whangarei












Sixty Five ALIVE - Community Groups (Seniors AOD Service)

5 days ago - Christchurch

Our service continues to provide accessible quality service for those over 65 yrs who are concerned about their use of alcohol and other drugs

Longford Park Village - Metlifecare Retirement Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

6 days ago - Takanini


Longford Park Village Open day and Market Day 1st November

There will be plenty on offer from arts and crafts, plants, home baking and early Christmas stocking fillers. We will also be running tours through the village for those wanting to see what is on offer. We look forward to seeing you there.



Harmans Lawyers - Professional Services

6 days ago - Christchurch

Contact with Grandchildren

At a time when we are living longer and healthier lives it is also the case that the glue that formerly kept families together and in communication with one another has been stretched to breaking point. 

The Care of the Children Act 2004 recognised this evolving family dynamic and the Act ensures that children have a way to maintain and develop a relationship with all wider family members including Grandparents. 

A frequent issue arising for grandparents can be contact with their grandchildren in circumstances where either their child or their child’s partner becomes disenchanted with them and/or their partner and as a consequence stops contact with grandparents. Alternately it may be that one of the grandparents’ children is a disinterested parent and that provides a block on communication and contact. 

It will come as no surprise and perhaps some satisfaction that both the Courts and Oranga Tamariki have recognised the increasingly important role played by grandparents in the lives of their grandchildren. In a Rotorua case in 2008 Judge Mackenzie noted that grandparents can “offer benefits to children different from parents, often because of life experiences and also because of greater availability of time”. In the Nelson Family Court Judge Russell commented “As I have said in a number of cases, it takes “a village to raise a child”, and good grandparents can teach children much about life which the children’s own parents cannot. They come from a different generation, and can teach children matters from a different perspective than can the children’s own parents.” 

This brief commentary is directed to contact as distinct from day to day care (or what used to be called “custody”). In the case of contact then, grandparents have a right to apply to Court, subject to leave being granted. It would be unusual for the Courts not to grant leave in circumstances where grandparents are clearly motivated by a genuine interest in their grandchild and had a desire to have a meaningful relationship with them. 

Before applying to the Court grandparents would need to go through a process known as FDR (Family Dispute Resolution). That requires the parties to mediate with the parents of the child with a view to reaching a satisfactory outcome. That process can take up to 6 weeks and does have a cost.

If the matter is unable to be resolved at the FDR stage then an application can be made to the Court for contact and at the same time an application for leave. 

If you find yourself in this predicament then you should contact your lawyer to discuss what can be done. At Harmans we have a team of 5 lawyers in the Family Team who understand the application of the legislation and how to provide a pathway for you to either obtain contact or obtain a resumption of contact with your grandchild.

You can give either Harriet Daley or Charlie Robson a call on 352-2293 to arrange an appointment to discuss your situation.


Rosaria Rest Home 罗莎丽娅养老院 - Mental Health (Residential)

7 days ago - Auckland

The Rosaria has had a major refurbishment and is looking like a grand Lady should do, very smart. All the rooms have been completed and the residents and staff are thrilled with the new look. Our vegetable garden did us proud last summer so we cannot wait until we can get those new plants in for our summer salads. Keep well till next update.

Sort Out Service - Downsizing and Relocation

8 days ago - Wellington Area

It’s the perfect time to sort through your possessions to reduce volume. Start early to give yourself plenty of time to consider what you want to keep, donate, gift or discard and importantly, determine what will fit into your new home.



West Harbour Gardens Residential Care - Hospital Care

9 days ago - Auckland

Helping You Throughout the Holidays

Our facilities are available to assist with short term care needs over the Holiday period 
If you are going on holiday and are worried about the care needs of your loved one during this time, our care homes offer short-term care services to assist you. Our short-term residents can expect to enjoy the same great service as any of our other residents, including a full meal service, activities, clinical, and household services. 

Because many healthcare staff are on leave during the Holidays (they’re only human, after all!), sometimes there may be some frustration in trying to access healthcare services during this time. If this is the case, then we may also be able to assist.
Not sure if we can help? Give us a call on 09 4170400 and we’ll try our best to assist. 


Maygrove Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

12 days ago - Auckland , Orewa

Now available a stunning apartment with an ensuite bathroom in the master bedroom and door to the balcony overlooking the garden. The open plan living area is spacious and ready for a new owner. The unit has an extra bedroom for when guests come to stay and a separate main bathroom.  This is a delightful apartment in the beautiful and friendly Maygrove Village.

Call Ranee 021 636 290 to view

Corcoran French Lawyers - Professional Services (Corcoran French Lawyers)

13 days ago - Christchurch



Grandparents often want to give some financial assistance to their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There can be a number of good reasons for making specific provision for grandchildren in your will or through a family trust. The traditional will-drafting practice is for parents to provide for each other and then when both of them have died, they provide for their children, on the assumption that their children will then in turn acquire assets and provide for grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

First, there is often, in practice, no such provision for grandchildren and great-grandchildren by will-makers. In many cases, the will-maker’s children receive their inheritance and either spend it or provide for their partners or spouses. Little, or sometimes nothing, trickles down to grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Secondly, it is now common for people who die in their 80s and 90s to have adult grandchildren who can make very good use of an inheritance to buy a property, establish a business or clear a student debt.

Thirdly, specific provision for grandchildren often comes as a very pleasant surprise for a grandchild. It can create a real bond and sense of belonging between grandparent and grandchild.

If you are a grandparent and would like to provide for your grandchildren by will, or through a trust, the following points should be taken into account.

Specific amount?

Should the gift be a specific monetary amount? If so, how much? Alternatively, a share or percentage of the residue of your estate can be left to your grandchildren. Changing circumstances and changes in the value of money can make important differences.

Maybe establish a trust?

It is possible to establish a trust fund for grandchildren through your will. Instead of giving grandchildren a lump sum, the funds are set aside for their benefit when you die. This should ensure that the funds remain safe from a grandchild’s creditors or partners if a relationship breaks down or a business fails.

Good for trustees to have flexibility

It is best to give the trustees of your will sufficient flexibility to authorise the early release to grandchildren of part of the funds for specific purposes such as the costs of surgery, a wedding, purchase of a property, travel and so on.

Letter of wishes as another option?

Another option to consider is a letter of wishes, or memorandum of wishes, to be held with your will. In this document you can set out your wishes in relation to the gift to your grandchild and give indications as to how you may wish to see the funds be used. These letters or memoranda can be changed from time to time. Similarly, gifts of a chattel, or a personal item such as jewellery, can be covered in this letter or memorandum of wishes.

People are living longer than ever and it is common when a person dies for their children to be in their 50s or 60s and well-established financially. Your grandchildren, however, are perhaps in their 20s or 30s and are likely to be at the point when they are most in need of financial assistance. In these circumstances, there are a number of positive benefits for both yourself and your grandchildren for specific provision to be made for them. If done well, the message from this will stay with your grandchild for the rest of his or her life.

It is always wise to take advice when preparing wills. If you’re contemplating making provisions for your grandchildren, there are a number of specific considerations to be taken into account. They include the changing circumstances and needs of your grandchild, at what age the gift should have effect, how much this will impact on gifts to other family members and who is to act as trustee to hold and invest the funds pending distribution.

If you’re thinking of including your grandchildren in your will, please be in touch so we can talk about how best to do this.

Northanjer Rest Home - Rest Home Care

13 days ago - Oamaru

The current development underway involves opening up the dining room and lounge area to provide a much larger and comfortable space than historically has been available at Northanjer. We are also awaiting the installation of our  ordered logburner which the residents are incredibly excited about, and have informed us that this will only enhance the 'home' that Northanjer is. 

The entire facility is currently being re-floored and painted, and new lighting has been installed throughout. The upgrade has been done ensuring that the home remains a home, and avoids feeling like an 'institution' or 'facility'. The front conservatory is a favourite area for many residents who enjoy watching the cars or school children pass, and the lower conservatory provides a spectacular sunny nook in the afternoon to read a book or simply nod off in the sunshine! 

A new deck has been built and fully furnished in which the residents and their visitors can relax in the sun and enjoy afternoon tea or a drink. It is also planned to host many barbeques throughout the summer in which families and friends are very welcome to come along to.  

Please feel welcome to give Belinda a call to come and take a look! 

HBH Senior Living - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

13 days ago - Auckland

Howick’s only boutique retirement village, HBH Senior Living, has two, 2-bedroom apartments available for sale at 139 Union Road, Howick. Well-positioned, both apartments enjoy an open plan living space that flows to a modern kitchen with quality appliances and ample storage. The master bedroom has easy access to a well-designed disability-friendly bathroom. Situated on the top floor, both apartments have a balcony and enjoy the afternoon sun. 139 on Union offers a close community of 42 apartments with an emphasis on friendship, care and support. With Rest Home and Hospital level care and a Day Programme on site you can have the best of both worlds: the freedom to live independently and the reassurance that help is on hand should you need it.

Milestone Direct Ltd - Professional Services

14 days ago - Auckland

It would be our pleasure to meet you for a no-cost & no-obligation initial consultation to explore what retirement planning solutions may best meet your needs.

You can speak with a Milestone Direct financial adviser today by calling 0508 645 378 toll-free, or by emailing info@milestonedirect.co.nz.

    • Will your funds last as long as you do?
    • Did you want to find the best way to pass wealth to the next generation?
    • Are you confident you can afford to splash out? 

A disclosure statement is available on request and free of charge. 

Alexander House Rest Home - Rest Home Care

15 days ago - Feilding

The ladies have enjoyed making birthday cards on a fortnightly basis. Thanks to Marylin our lovely scrapbooking lady they get to keep their beautiful creations.  

We currently have a sunny warm room available . If you are looking for not only a warm room but warm friendly people to care for you and your needs, then Alexander House is for you. 

Visit our facebook page and our website www.alexanderhouse.co.nz . 

Feel free to give Sheryl a ring on 06 323 9326 


Roseanne Retirement Home - Rest Home Care

21 days ago - Napier


  • Morning Activities
      • Taradale Library
      • St Columbas Church Serive and Morning Tea
      • Visit to Mitre 10 Garden Centre
      • Commuinion with Kathy
      • Waverley House for Quiz
      • Marine Parade Clock Garden
      • Keyboard with Terry
  • Afternoon Activities
      • Napier City Council International Older Person Afternoon Tea
      • Taradale RSA
      • Napier RSA
      • Living Waters
      • Visit to Garden Centre
      • Craft - Making a scarecrow


 Scenic van ride every Friday

Coastal Villas - Metlifecare Retirement Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

24 days ago - Paraparaumu


There’s a generation of New Zealanders who have known all along that to make is not just fun but meaningful. These are the people who are enjoying life and continuing to make and create in their homes, garages and workshops, in vibrant places like Metlifecare retirement villages.

Here’s a sweet story of how a group of residents at Metlifecare’s The Orchards village became high-tech bakers! https://youtu.be/GcB0dzuqtEc

Kapiti Village - Metlifecare Retirement Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

24 days ago - Paraparaumu


There’s a generation of New Zealanders who have known all along that to make is not just fun but meaningful. These are the people who are enjoying life and continuing to make and create in their homes, garages and workshops, in vibrant places like Metlifecare retirement villages.

Here’s a sweet story of how a group of residents at Metlifecare’s The Orchards village became high-tech bakers! https://youtu.be/GcB0dzuqtEc

Bloom Living Manurewa East Freehold Retirement - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

24 days ago - Auckland

Visit our Brand New Show Homes!

Wed, Thurs, Sat 10am-12pm

Contact Chrissie McKee on 021 469 946.

Bloom Living - Freehold Retirement - Retirement Villages ('Purchase') (Bloom Henderson)

27 days ago - Auckland



Bupa Windsor Park Retirement Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

28 days ago - Gore


Bupa Parkstone Retirement Village - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

28 days ago - Christchurch


Bupa Tararu Retirement Village, Thames - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

28 days ago - Thames



St Johns Hill Healthcare - Hospital Care

29 days ago - Wanganui



You are welcome to come and view our facility, please contact us by phone (06) 348-1500 for an appointment or just pop in and see us.  We look forward to meeting you.

St Johns Hill Healthcare - Rest Home Care

29 days ago - Wanganui


Please feel free to come and have a look around our facility.  Call us on (06) 348-1500, or pop in and see us.  We would love to meet you.