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Jane Winstone Retirement Village
49 Oakland Ave
St Johns Hill

Village Manager: Victoria Morris
Sales Advisor: Jane O'Connell

Phone 06 345 6783
Fax 06 345 6870

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Jane Winstone was born in Wanganui and at age 16, while still a pupil at Sacred Heart Convent, she took up flying as a hobby, travelling to New Plymouth and Hawera for lessons, until an aero club opened in Wanganui.
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The Jane Winstone Retirement Village is the jewel of Wanganui's retirement villages. Named after one of New Zealand's female pilot pioneers, the Jane Winstone Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement living and care options.

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Located in Oakland Avenue, the village is within walking distance of the beautiful Virginia Lake Reserve, and includes resort-style facilities.

The modern design concept, together with friendly, caring staff and a fun, varied activities programme, allows residents to enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Jane Winstone Retirement Village isn't about slowing down - it's about having time do do so much more!

We welcome your call.

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Jane Winstone Retirement Village - Meet Ann

Hello, my name is Ann Cantillon-Rice. Originally from Bedford, in England, I immigrated to New Zealand with my first husband more than 40 years ago and settled in Wanganui where my husband taught at the former St Augustine’s College.

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Jane Winstone Retirement Village - Children’s Party Fun!

We had a fantastic time at our recent children’s  party for the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of residents and staff. 

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