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Rowena Jackson Retirement Village 
40 O'Byrne Street North,
Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810

Village Manager: Trudy Shepard
Sales Advisor: Julie Crofts

Ph 03 215 9988
Fax 03 215 9707

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Rowena Othlie Jackson was born in Invercargill on 24 March 1926, the daughter of William Ernest Jackson and Lilliane Jane, née Solomon. She was educated at Epsom Girls' Grammar School, Auckland, and in 1941 won the first Royal Academy of Dancing Scholarship in New Zealand.
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Named after the well known prima ballerina, the Rowena Jackson Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement living and care options.

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The village encompasses beautifully landscaped gardens which create a peaceful and lush environment for its residents. The Village Centre is the heart of the village, where all events and entertainment take place, proving a popular place for residents to get together. There is a real sense of family and community surrounding the village and it is truly a wonderful place to enjoy your retirement years.

The modern design concept, together with friendly, caring staff and a fun varied activities programme, allows residents to enjoy the many benefits of living at the village.

Living at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village isn't about slowing down, it's about having time to do so much more!

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Living & Care Options/Village Facilities

Independent Living


Assisted Living

Serviced Apartment



Scooter BayScooter BayPrivate DiningPrivate Dining
Bowling GreenBowling GreenSwimming PoolSwimming Pool
Spa PoolSpa PoolPetanque CourtPetanque Court
LibraryLibraryVillage CentreVillage Centre
Internet CafeInternet CafeDining RoomDining Room
Hair SalonHair SalonShopShop
Movie TheatreMovie TheatrePool TablePool Table
Indoor BowlsIndoor Bowls 


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Easter Creations - Queenie Rattray

Easter creations

Residents created wonderful Easter hats for the village Easter creations competition.

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Village Events


Rowena Jackson Retirement Village Farmers Market

Every Wednesday

1.30pm - 2.30pm

* Fruits & veges

* Breads & pastries

* Meats & fresh seafood

* Coffee

* Free range eggs

* Speciality small goods

Cash only!


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