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We've got it going on!


There's a reason why we say community is central to the lifestyle at a Ryman village, because there's always something going on. 

Ryman villages host many events for both residents and the wider community. From village open days where you can gain an appreciation of our warm communities and the wonderful amenities available, to various entertaining events that keep our villages lively places to be. 


All Upcoming Events


Jean Sandel - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Suzanne Paul

23 May

Suzanne made the move to New Zealand from the working-class poverty of Wolverhampton in 1991 with just $18 in her pocket. Armed only with her...

Bruce McLaren - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Peta Mathias

23 May

Peta Mathias is a respected and prolific author, television personality and stage performer, as well as an international gastronomic tour host. Peta...

All Villages - Informative

Navigating Technology Series Part One - Scam Savvy

24 May

Scam Safety with Nancy Edge from SeniorNet Bream Bay Join us for part one of an informative series to learn how to protect yourself from potential...

Logan Campbell - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Peta Mathias

24 May

Peta Mathias is a respected and prolific author, television personality and stage performer, as well as an international gastronomic tour host. Peta...

Yvette Williams - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

24 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

Frances Hodgkins - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

24 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

All Villages - Health & Wellbeing

Triple A Exercise Class Online

24 May

Join Stef online for Triple A (Ageless, Active, Aware) classes that are hugely popular in Ryman villages. The exercise programme is designed...

Kevin Hickman - Entertainment

An afternoon with Mark Inglis

24 May

Mark had a passion and love of the outdoors from childhood. He started work at Mt Cook as a trainee ranger but soon became one of the regions...

All Villages - Informative

Navigating Technology Series Part Two - Interesting Apps

25 May

Interesting Apps with Robin Harrington from SeniorNet ChristchurchJoin us for part two of an informative series to learn about the latest apps and...

Jane Mander - Health & Wellbeing

Brain Fit For Life

25 May

If you or a loved one have experienced signs of memory loss, learning practical ways to improve your memory can be hugely beneficial.Join us for a...

Evelyn Page - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Simon Gault

25 May

Simon is one of the leading lights in New Zealand’s culinary scene - a chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur, and great Kiwi bloke! Simon was the former...

William Sanders - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Peta Mathias

25 May

Peta Mathias is a respected and prolific author, television personality and stage performer, as well as an international gastronomic tour host. Peta...

Bert Sutcliffe - Informative

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ Information Presentation

25 May

Join us for an informative presentation by the team at Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ, covering early detection and what to keep an eye out for.Ryman...

Grace Joel - Entertainment

An afternoon with Mike McRoberts

25 May

Join us for an afternoon with Mike as he shares insight into his career, giving us an idea of what happened in some of those sticky situations before...

Anthony Wilding - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

25 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

Charles Upham - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

25 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

Charles Fleming - Open Day

Elevate you winter fashion

25 May

Fashion is for everyone, so get involved in the fun and prepare to be inspired!

Come along to hear from Shirley Jarden as she focuses on your winter...

All Villages - Informative

Navigating Technology Series Part Three- Smart Home Technology and Devices

26 May

Smart Home Technology for Your Home with John Gibstone from SeniorNet Manawatu Join us for the final part of an informative series to learn how using...

Murray Halberg - Entertainment

An afternoon with Simon Gault

26 May

Simon is one of the leading lights in New Zealand’s culinary scene - a chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur, and great Kiwi bloke! Simon was the former...

Jane Winstone - Entertainment

Hear the songs and memories of the forces sweetheart with Vicki Lee

26 May

Long gone are the days that retirement meant slowing down. At Jane Winstone Village there is always something going on, and it's concerts like these...

Essie Summers - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

26 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

All Villages - Health & Wellbeing

Triple A Exercise Class Online

26 May

Join Stef online for Triple A (Ageless, Active, Aware) classes that are hugely popular in Ryman villages. The exercise programme is designed...

Linda Jones - Entertainment

An afternoon with Mike McRoberts

27 May

One of New Zealand’s most recognisable faces, Mike McRoberts graces our TV screens weekday evenings bringing us the news. The former 60 Minutes...

Woodcote - Entertainment

A Musical Journey with Tracey Collins

27 May

Join us for a concert by New Zealand’s premier professional accordionist Tracey Collins. Tracey will take you on a musical journey showcasing...

Malvina Major - Open Day

Apartment Open Home

27 May - 29 May

WE'RE OPEN 

We are delighted to invite you to view our stunning apartment show home. Take this opportunity to see the quality fixtures and fittings,...

William Sanders - Entertainment

Royal New Zealand Artillery Band

29 May

We invite you to join us for a special performance by the Royal New Zealand Artillery Band.
Afternoon tea will be provided.
RSVP is essential, call...

Kiri Te Kanawa - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Jason Gunn

31 May

Jason is a household name in New Zealand, having worked as a broadcaster across television and radio for over 40 years.Jason began his career as the...

Possum Bourne - Informative

Prostate Cancer Information Presentation

31 May

Join us for an informative presentation by the team at Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ, covering early detection and what to keep an eye out for.Ryman...

All Villages - Health & Wellbeing

Triple A Exercise Class Online

31 May

Join Stef online for Triple A (Ageless, Active, Aware) classes that are hugely popular in Ryman villages. The exercise programme is designed...

All Villages - Health & Wellbeing

Triple A Exercise Class Online

2 June

Join Stef online for Triple A (Ageless, Active, Aware) classes that are hugely popular in Ryman villages. The exercise programme is designed...

Princess Alexandra - Entertainment

An Afternoon with Henare O'Keefe

3 June

Henare O’Keefe is a humble and caring man who has dedicated his life to helping others. For many years he has proactively worked against violence in...

Bob Owens - Entertainment

The Madeleines Trio

3 June

Join us at Bob Owens for an afternoon of vintage-inspired music and toe-tapping fun with The Madeleines Trio. They’ll be performing a wonderful...

All Villages - Entertainment

Cooking Hacks with Jax Hamilton

22 June

Join us for a fun afternoon as the infectious Jax Hamilton gives us some inspiring kitchen hints, tricks and simple dishes to modernise the way you...

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