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Jean Sandel Retirement Village
71 Barrett Road
New Plymouth 4310

Village Manager: Belinda Burke 
Sales Advisor: Debbie Newton

Phone 06 751 4420
Fax 06 751 4475

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Born at Kaiti, Gisborne, Jean Sandel’s family moved to Taumarunui from where Jean attended New Plymouth Girls’ High School, being awarded Dux in 1932 and 1933, and becoming Head Girl.
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jean-sandelThe Jean Sandel Retirement Village is named after a proud New Plymouth citizen and one of New Zealand's most acclaimed surgeons. The village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options along with the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care from our caring and friendly staff.

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Located in Whalers Gate close to the Base Hospital and Woolworths, the village is situated on an elevated and sunny site which encompasses views of the sea and Mt Taranaki.

The village features the very latest designs in retirement living providing architecturally designed Independent Townhouses and Apartments, Serviced Apartments and a Care Centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool and spa, gymnasium, internal atrium, beauty and hairdressing salon, library, dining room, internet cafe, bar, lounges, shop and even a movie theatre! There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

The modern village design concept, together with the friendly, caring staff, means residents enjoy the very best of retirement living.

Living at Jean Sandel 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

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 SalonBeauty TherapyBeauty Therapy
ShopShopMovie TheatreMovie Theatre
Pool TablePool TableIndoor BowlsIndoor Bowls


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Triple A Challenge Month

September was ‘Triple A focus month’ which aimed to encourage all our residents to participate in our Triple A classes.

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Safe driving for mobility scooters

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Christmas Carols with Living Harmony

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