Located in Halswell, Anthony Wilding Village enjoys stunning views of the Christchurch Port Hills and Southern Alps. There's a lifestyle option to suit everyone at the village. You can choose from a townhouse to the extra support of an assisted-living apartment. If your needs change over time, our state-of-the-art care centre provides 148 care rooms offering resthome, hospital and dementia care. Anthony Wilding care centre is located within the same village community and, as a Ryman resident, you will have priority access.
The amenities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool, spa, internal atrium, library, gym, hair and beauty salon, bar and shop.
There is always something to do at the village, with activities and events to suit everyone; from organised events and shopping trips, to activities that inspire movement. It’s certainly a place where you can live life to the full.
Immerse yourself in our wonderful Anthony Wilding Village by viewing our virtual tour.
Stroll through the lovely gardens, explore our village amenities, and step into our beautiful townhouses or care rooms. You can navigate your way through each featured room or area of the village and really get a feel for the space. All without leaving your house.
The menu at top left shows different areas of the village for easy navigation.
Anthony Wilding Village offers living choices to suit everyone, so residents can live the way they want and blaze their own trails. Our townhouses are light and spacious, with clean lines and a clever open plan design layout that provides an easy flow throughout.
If down the track you need more support, we offer assisted-living apartments and a range of care options. That freedom and flexibility is empowering for residents and knowing care can be dialled up as needed means, quite simply, ‘no worries’. It's all part of what we like to call the Ryman Difference.
Our pioneering approach to retirement living includes resident-friendly terms designed to protect you and your family. Our base weekly fee is fixed for the entire time you occupy your apartment or townhouse*, and our deferred management fee is capped at 20 percent – one of the lowest in the retirement sector.
These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.
*Some conditions apply.
Enjoy all the upsides of living independently in a Ryman village. Easy living, security, plus a huge bonus – the support of a vibrant village community.
Assisted-living apartments come with support you can count on. A chef-prepared meal, housekeeping – it's great for you and reassuring for your family.
Community is central to the lifestyle so we offer amenities that encourage that sense of togetherness, such as a dining room, bar, hair and beauty salon, and shop.
Retirement is a great time to sharpen your skills on the passions and pastimes that you love. Spend time enjoying the pool table, indoor bowls and library.
Incorporate regular activity into your everyday routine or enjoy the camaraderie of a little game time. Amenities include a swimming pool, spa pool, gym, bowling green and scooter bay
Care is not an ‘add on’ at a Ryman village, it is built into the fabric of our villages from the very beginning. It’s comforting for couples and friends to know they can still be near each other even if their health needs are different.
Anthony Wilding care centre offers a range of care options including resthome, hospital and specialist dementia care. Like all aspects of our villages, we constantly look for ways to improve both the care we provide and the innovation behind it. Care is customised using our myRyman care app and residents love the food in our seasonal Delicious menu, which is prepared fresh on site by village chefs.
Anthony Wilding is one of over 80 percent of Ryman villages that have been awarded 4-year certification by the Ministry of Health. It’s recognised as the ‘gold star’ standard in care.
Personal attention, warmth and building trusting relationships are all crucial to the customised care we provide at our care centres.
Nurturing and caring dementia care communities. Residents are supported to live in the moment, and to feel kindness, love, and security.
If you would like more information our village manager will be happy to help.
Treat yourself to a pamper session in our hair and beauty salon or a sweet treat in the shop.
Lounge and dining areas provide spaces to relax and enjoy mealtimes. The food tastes great and the social interaction is good for the soul.
Tranquil indoor and outdoor spaces dedicated to our care residents allow you to relax and meet with family and friends.
This beautifully restored vicarage is home to a restaurant, café and bar with a relaxed environment and some of the freshest, locally sourced fare in the area.
Halswell Domain has something for everyone, from miniature ride-on trains, green open spaces, a pond and a scooter/ skateboard track.
This community hub has a library, swimming pool, café and community spaces. Topped off with ample parking.
That’s why each Ryman village is named after a Kiwi or Aussie trailblazer. Anthony Wilding, Lady Diana Isaac, Evelyn Page to name a few. They lived with passion and purpose, they pushed further, they went beyond the ordinary. That’s exactly what we strive to do every day at Ryman. To pioneer a new way of living, for a new retirement generation.
New Zealand’s first world champion on the sporting stage, Anthony (or Tony) Wilding, was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1978.
At the time of his death in 1915, aged 31, Anthony had won eleven Grand Slam titles including eight Wimbledon titles – four singles and four doubles – Davis Cup titles, and a bronze medal in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Showing grit and determination, Anthony persisted for six years after his Wimbledon debut before winning the trophy.
Regarded as a fair and honest sportsperson, Anthony is remembered as debonair and always on the hunt for adventure. In addition to his tennis career, he was a keen motorcycle enthusiast having ridden much of the European continent and America and a first-class cricketer for the Canterbury cricket team in the early 1900s.
Having joined the Royal Marines and served as a Captain with the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division, Anthony was killed in action during the Battle of Aubers Ridge at Neuve-Chapelle, France soon before he was due to marry Broadway star, Maxine Elliott.
Anthony’s book On the Court and Off was first published in 1912. A biography Captain Anthony Wilding by A. Wallis Myers was published in 1916.
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Driven, talented, debonair. The first Kiwi tennis superstar, Anthony Wilding, was a true pioneer. Click to read why we named a village after him.
A keen tennis player with an impressive competition record, Bob Smith was drawn to Anthony Wilding village. “I still play tennis every week, so I wanted to live somewhere that celebrates active living. A village named after New Zealand’s first International tennis superstar seemed like a sure thing – and I have not been disappointed!” Click to read about our village namesake: Anthony Wilding.
Pioneering is part of who we are. That’s why each Ryman village is named after a Kiwi or Aussie trailblazer. Read why we named a village in Christchurch after tennis legend Anthony Wilding.