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Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village
12 Gwyneth Place, Lytton West
Gisborne 4010

Village Manager: Neville Parkinson
Sales Advisor: Pip Griffin

Ph: 06 863 3636
Fax: 06 863 3638

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Kiri started her career after moving to London. The young Te Kanawa sensationally debuted in her first major role in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro at Covent Garden in 1971 and gained legendary status almost overnight to becoming one of the most famous opera sopranos in the world.
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The Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village is named after New Zealand's most acclaimed opera singer.

The village provides a full range of retirement living options including architecturally designed independent townhouses and apartments, serviced apartments, and the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care from our caring staff.

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Located off Potae Avenue in Riverdale, Gisborne, we are conveniently located close to the Lytton West shops which include a medical centre and superette, and Gisborne hospital is nearby.

The village is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens and enjoys lovely rural outlooks with coastal and mountain views.

Living & Care Options/Village Facilities

Independent Living


Assisted Living

Serviced Apartment



Private DiningPrivate DiningBowling GreenBowling Green
Swimming PoolSwimming PoolSpa PoolSpa Pool
LibraryLibraryVillage CentreVillage Centre
Separate LoungeSeparate LoungeBarBar
GymGymInternet CafeInternet Cafe
Dining RoomDining RoomHair SalonHair Salon
Beauty TherapyBeauty TherapyShopShop
Movie TheatreMovie TheatrePool TablePool Table


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Latest Village News

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A day on the green

A group of independent residents took to the village green in September, taking part in a mini bowls tournament.

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Village Events

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 January

Village Open Days

Tuesday 24 January

Enduring Power Of Attorney 

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