RETIREMENT LIVING

Rural and mountain views

Located off Potae Avenue in Lytton West, Kiri Te Kanawa village enjoys both a beautiful rural outlook as well as views out to Young Nick's Head. Village features include architecturally designed townhouses and apartments, serviced apartments, and a care centre, all set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The amenities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool, spa, library, gym, hair and beauty salon, bar, shop and movie theatre.

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.

Take a virtual tour

Immerse yourself in our wonderful Kiri Te Kanawa Village by viewing our virtual tour. 

Stroll through the lovely gardens, explore our village amenities, and step into a beautiful townhouse, apartment, serviced apartment or care room. 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.

All upcoming village events at Kiri Te Kanawa


Andrew London Trio

Please join us for an exciting performance by the Andrew London Trio.

Their brand of swing music evokes the ‘Great Gatsby’ and ‘Rat Pack’ eras where ‘Swing was King’ and they also delve into country, jazz and folk genres to find long-forgotten gems that spark an unexpected nostalgic nerve.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: 10 August Time: 10am
Location: 12 Gwyneth Place, Lytton West, Gisborne, 4010

Contact details:

Jane Smith

Ryman Pioneers Freedom
 FREEDOM TO LIVE THE WAY YOU WANT
 

Kiri Te Kanawa Village offers living choices to suit everyone, so residents can live the way they want and blaze their own trails. Our apartments and 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 in a serviced apartment and a full 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

ENJOY A LITTLE CERTAINTY

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. 

INDEPENDENT LIVING

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.

SERVICED APARTMENTS

Serviced apartments come with support you can count on. A chef-prepared meal, housekeeping – it's great for you and reassuring for your family.  

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE

It's hard to put your finger on why Ryman villages just feel different. For the inside knowledge, check out our guide. 

"The people here are absolutely fantastic. They welcome you, and I love that."

Jennett McGaw
Independent resident 

Independent and serviced apartment amenities

Movie Theatre

Connect and unwind

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, movie theatre and shop. 

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Skills and passions

Retirement is a great time to sharpen your skills on the passions and pastimes that you love. Spend time enjoying the workshop, pool table and library.

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Active and thriving

Incorporate regular activity into your everyday routine or enjoy the camaraderie of a little game time. Amenities include a swimming pool, spa pool, gym and bowling green.

Pioneers Care

CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT

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.

Kiri Te Kanawa care centre offers a full 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. 

Kiri Te Kanawa 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.

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RESTHOME AND HOSPITAL CARE

Personal attention, warmth and building trusting relationships are all crucial to the customised care we provide at our care centres.

SPECIALIST DEMENTIA CARE

Nurturing and caring dementia care communities. Residents are supported to live in the moment, and to feel kindness, love, and security.

THE CARE DIFFERENCE

It's hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. For the inside knowledge, check out our care guide. 

Accommodation premium

At Kiri Te Kanawa Village, our private care rooms provide superior accommodation – you'll enjoy a spacious room with a private ensuite.

The price of your private care room depends on the type of room you select. This will be clearly outlined in your admission agreement.
 
Accommodation premiums range from $18.50 to $35.00 per day
 

If you would like more information our village manager will be happy to help. 

"My wife is being looked after very well. It gives me a sense of relief."

Brian
Independent resident 

Care centre amenities

Hair Salon

A little pampering

Treat yourself to a pamper session in our hair and beauty salon or a sweet treat in the shop. 

Dining Room

Relax and connect

Lounge and dining areas provide spaces to relax and enjoy mealtimes. The food tastes great and the social interaction is good for the soul.

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Calm spaces

Tranquil outdoor spaces dedicated to our care residents allow you to relax and meet with family and friends.

Village location

What's in the neighbourhood?

Bakery

Ballance Street Village

Pop down to Ballance Street Village where they have everything covered. Browse the bookshop or antiques, treat yourself to some new potted plants or pickup some essentials from the bakery or butchery.  

Eastwoodhill

Eastwoodhill Arboretum

Take a short drive out to the National Arboretum of New Zealand, located in Ngatapa. Covering 131 hectares, you will find exotic and native plants and a variety of walking tracks catering to everyone. 

Gisborne Vineyard

Exceptional Wineries

Gisborne is the third-largest wine-producing region in New Zealand. Spend some time sipping your way around the exceptional wineries on offer. Look out for the Gisborne Wine Map. 


OUR NAMESAKE

Pioneering is part of who we are

 

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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.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

A celebrity in the international music world, New Zealand opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa achieved a remarkable number of accolades throughout her career.

Ambitious and determined, Te Kanawa won a grant to study in London early in her career. While there she enrolled in the London Opera Centre. She went on to regularly perform on stage where she was known for captivating audiences. Her recording of the “Nuns’ Chorus” from the Strauss operetta Casanova was the first gold record produced in New Zealand.

In 1973, Dame Kiri was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her services to music. Committed to the future of opera and passionate about fostering music in Aotearoa, she founded the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation with the vision “that talented young New Zealand singers and musicians with complete dedication to their art may receive judicious and thoughtful mentoring and support to assist them in realising their dreams”.

Now retired, Dame Kiri’s final performance took place in Ballarat, Australia in 2016. To discover more about her exceptional achievements, read David Fingleton’s Kiri Te Kanawa: A Biography.