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Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village

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Enjoy stunning panoramic views of Dunedin

Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village provides independent living apartments, assisted living in serviced apartments, and the very best of resthome care.

Located in Fenton Crescent, St Clair, the village is perfectly positioned to capture the sun and enjoys magnificent views over the city, the harbour, Forbury Park and down to St Clair beach. Features include architecturally designed apartments, serviced apartments and a care centre, that are all set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

Amenities include a lovely dining room, lounges, library, conservatory, club bar and hair salon.

There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

And for independent and serviced apartment residents, we offer a fixed weekly fee for life – guaranteed.*

*Some conditions apply.

Pioneering retirement living 

Founded in Canterbury in 1984, Ryman has been pioneering retirement living in New Zealand for more than 35 years. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo, and adapt to better serve our residents. And right now, that pioneering spirit is more important than ever, because there’s a new generation of Kiwis who are not retiring from life, they’re looking for a new way to live. Read more.

Village Address:

40 Fenton Crescent, St Clair, Dunedin, 9012

Village Manager:

Joy Notman
ph: 03 455 0277

Sales Advisor:

Kate Morgan
ph: 03 455 7936


FH 4-year cert - June 2016 - June 2020 - White space

Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village 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.

Of all the large providers in New Zealand, Ryman has the highest number of care centres with 4 years’ certification.

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Village amenities

Our villages have an atmosphere of companionship and community spirit. To complement this our village amenities provide the setting and the means to enjoy a lifestyle that promotes overall wellness and connection.

We want our resident experience to be just right – so whatever your passion is, our amenities can satisfy whatever it is that sparks your interest.



Indoor bowls, Dining room, Bar, Pool table, Terrace.



Library, Hair salon.


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