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2 hours ago - Hastings

Summerset in the Orchard (Hastings) - Retirement Villages ('Purchase')

The Village Centre has now been open for 5.5 years.  This is a wonderful building with all the amenities you could expect from the best retirement village in Hawkes Bay.   The property is looking amazing with the cafe, bar, open spaces both inside and outside feeling very inviting.  Our wine club continues to grow, Sit and be Fit, indoor bowls and a raft of events on our calendar making life interesting.  We have put together a comprehensive list of exclusive events for the remainder of the year.  Note: the photo of the 2015 Christmas street party, 150 residents enjoying a balmy summer night.  News - Motel Room on site for nightly rental at only $75 per night.  Why not experience the lifestyle before making the ultimate decision?  Or just stay in the 'Orchard Apartment' for your holiday in the Bay.  An extension to our Village Centre, The Pavilion, is now completed.  With our Café being so successful and popular we need more space for events,  so great news. Come and have a look - very exciting.. T he 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom and study townhouses add a different dimension to the village.  Visit us to see the many different living options available, we have everything from 1.5 bedrooms to these 2 story properties. Please note: Our waiting list continues to grow, get your name down quick. The cafe is open to the general public so you are welcome to come in and have a sneaky look.  Why not chat with our residents about their lives in the village, over a wonderful espresso.      

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7 hours ago

Book Review – Four by Andy Jones

Four Andy Jones Hachette RRP: $34.99 This novel is very clearly set up with the by-line “Two couples. One reckless night.” The story follows a group of friends – a couple Sally and Al and their university friend Mike and his new partner Faye. As friends do, they decide to go away for a weekend …

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I live in a rest home in small town. My daughter wants me to mov...

There are two issues here. Firstly there is the dilemma of where to live. Families often have the best of intentions in these sorts of situations but the best solution for you may not be moving to the city. Smaller communities are often very supportive of people who have been members of the district for some time. It is not uncommon for people in residential care in a small town or rural area to s...

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