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The Diana Isaac Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement options, along with the best of resthome, hospital and dementia care.

Located off East Ellington Drive in Shirley, the village is conveniently situated close to the Palms Shopping Centre. Features include 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, spa, grand atrium, library, gymnasium, hair and beauty salon, bar, shop and movie theatre.

Living & Care Options


Independent Living options
Townhouses--|--Independent Apartments
Serviced Apartments

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

Lady Diana Isaac

Lady Isaac was one of Canterbury's most respected and admired citizens. She was renowned for her generosity and support for the arts, education, and her widely acclaimed work in conservation and the preservation of endangered species.

Read more about our namesake

Village News


Townhouse Showhome Open Day

Come along with friends and family on Thursday 7 June, 10am - 3pm to view our townhouse showhome.

The tea and coffee will be ready if you’d like to sit down with Adrienne, our Diana Isaac sales advisor, while you’re here and chat about your retirement living options.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Diana Isaac Retirement Village
1 Lady Isaac Way,
Mairehau, Christchurch 8052

Village Manager
Nicki Brown

Sales Advisor
Adrienne Todd

Phone: 03 386 3018
Fax: 03 386 3019

Make an enquiry

Upcoming Events

Friday 1 June

Winter health talk

Survey Results

  Relatives Survey March17