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Waikato

There are 46 retirement villages in the Waikato. There is so much on offer in the region and you’re certain to find your own piece of paradise – whether it’s the city vibe of Hamilton, the tranquility of rural Matamata, or one of the many coastal towns. The retirement villages in the region equally offer a wide scope of choices, from luxury villas to affordable units.

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Retirement Village
  • 1 Mary Ann Drive
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridge
Vacancy: Yes
Visitors as usual (but not if you’re unwell or recently returned from overseas)

Retirement Village
  • 1866 Cambridge Road
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridge
Vacancy: -

Retirement Village
  • 100 Campbell Street
  • Thames
  • Thames
Vacancy: -
Visitors with limitations - please call us first

Retirement Village
  • 20 Elizabeth Street
  • Matamata
  • Matamata
Vacancy: Yes

Retirement Village
  • 206 Dixon Road
  • Fitzroy
  • Hamilton
Vacancy: Yes

Retirement Village
  • 30 Ruakura Road
  • Hamilton
  • Hamilton
Vacancy: Yes

Why choose a retirement village in Waikato?

You’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re looking for a retirement village in the Waikato. From rural Te Kauwhata just south of Auckland to the city feel of Hamilton, drive east through Cambridge’s velodrome and horse breeders, then on through Paeroa and Matamata to the seaside towns of Whitianga and Whangamata. This region has so much to offer, and each community has its own charisma. Wander the river walkway in Hamilton before enjoying a meal in one of the many cafes and restaurants or explore the charming town of Cambridge. The seaside towns are quieter during the winter months but full of life and action during the summer season and have strong community spirit.

The climate varies across the region, as do the activities on offer. If you’re keen on fishing, the coastal towns offer some of the best in the country. The villages all have their own activities and groups, as do their surrounding towns, so you can join and do as much or as little as you like. Play mahjong or bridge, do yoga, or volunteer in various local activities, it’s all on offer somewhere in this region. Do a bit of gardening or watch the gardeners doing it for you, it’s your choice. Of course, if you prefer to sit on your own deck with a book and a cuppa and watch the world go by, this is also a great place to do just that!

Whether you’re looking for a retirement village in your own town, or exploring moving from elsewhere in New Zealand, this region repays exploration. The retirement villages on offer give real choice, from established corporates to community trusts, from luxury retirement villas to affordable options, new and longer established villages, you’ll find it all here.

What Retirement Villages have to offer

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A retirement village is a community specially built to cater for the needs and lifestyle of older people. Choosing to live in a retirement village can be a great option for those wanting to maintain their independence while living among a like-minded community of people.

Research shows most people enjoy a high level of satisfaction when living in a lifestyle or retirement village. For residents, the benefits can be numerous; these may include giving you peace of mind, new and varied activities and interests, new friendships, and time to be able to spend on the things you most enjoy.

Villages vary greatly – you’ll notice different-sized villages, from very few units to some with hundreds; different types of units within the same complex; newer villages and older villages. You will discover the community offering a wide range such as swimming pool, bowling green and café. Eligibility age differs across villages too – some villages may allow residents to enter at 55 while others commonly have an entry age between 65 and 75.

As well as providing a range of different accommodation options, many villages now offer alternatives, such as care suites, which combine village offerings and residential care components. Make sure you visit a village more than once before you make a decision, and if possible visit more than one village to get a feel for how each has its own culture.

When you are ready to visit some retirement villages, our checklist may help you with your assessment

All about Retirement Villages

A retirement village is a community specially built to cater towards the needs and lifestyles of older people. Many retirement villages offer units, villas, suites, or serviced suites. This gives you the option to choose to live independently within the village environment or to get extra help with cleaning or meal delivery.

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