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Shona McFarlane Retirement Village
66 Mabey Rd
Avalon, Lower Hutt 5011

Village Manager: Tracey Sprott
Sales Advisor: Debbie Komarkowski

Phone 04 577 1090
Fax 04 567 3426

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Shona McFarlane was well known as an artist, writer and broadcaster.
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Named after the internationally acclaimed artist, writer and broadcaster, Shona McFarlane Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement lifestyle options along with the very best of resthome and hospital care from our friendly and caring staff.

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Located on the Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to the many parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River.

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

The resort-style facilities include a hair salon, library, all-weather bowling green, gymnasium, dining room, bar, lounge and even and indoor heated swimming pool and spa! There is so much for residents to enjoy, along with many outings and events.

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

We welcome your call.

Living & Care Options/Village Facilities

Independent Living


Assisted Living

Serviced Apartment



TerraceTerraceBowling GreenBowling Green
Swimming PoolSwimming PoolSpa PoolSpa Pool
Petanque CourtPetanque CourtLibraryLibrary
ChapelChapelVillage CentreVillage Centre
Separate LoungeSeparate LoungeBarBar
GymGymInternet CafeInternet Cafe
Dining RoomDining RoomHair SalonHair Salon
ShopShopPool TablePool Table
Indoor BowlsIndoor BowlsChildrens PlaygroundChildrens Playground


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Village Variety Show

We had a wonderful afternoon recently with our Village Variety show.

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Shona McFarlane Retirement Village - Waitangi Day

Alma Casey (Clinical Manager), Julian Graham (Malvina Major Village Manager) and Tracey Sprott (Village Manager) celebrating Waitangi Day at Government House

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Village Events

Tuesday 29th October

Shona McFarlane Retirement Village - Dr Helena Popovic - Dementia Guest Speaker

Friday 24th October

Shona McFarlane Retirement Village - Market Day

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Shona's Artyfacts

Winter Newsletter 2014

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Autumn 2014 Newsletter

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