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

Located off Potae Avenue in Riverdale, the village enjoys a lovely rural outlook with coastal and mountain views. 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, 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

Private DiningPrivate DiningBowling GreenBowling Green
Swimming PoolSwimming PoolSpa PoolSpa Pool
LibraryLibraryVillage CentreVillage Centre
Separate LoungeSeparate LoungeBarBar
GymGymInternet CafeInternet Cafe
Dining RoomDining RoomHair SalonHair Salon
Beauty TherapyBeauty TherapyShopShop
Movie TheatreMovie TheatrePool TablePool Table

Kiri started her career after moving to London. The young Te Kanawa sensationally debuted in her first major role in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro at Covent Garden in 1971 and gained legendary status almost overnight to become one of the most famous opera sopranos in the world.

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Village News

New Zealand kapa haka champ off to Taiwan

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Kiri Te Kanawa serviced apartment caregiver, Haara Ria has been learning kapa haka since she was 15 years old.

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Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village
12 Gwyneth Place, Lytton West
Gisborne 4010

Village Manager
Neville Parkinson

Sales Advisor
Pip Griffin

Phone: 06 863 3636
Fax: 06 863 3638

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday 23 January

Enduring Power of Attorney presentation