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

The village is nestled within beautifully landscaped gardens which create a peaceful and lush environment for residents. Features include architecturally designed independent townhouses, serviced apartments and a care centre.

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool, spa, library, gymnasium, hair salon, bar, shop and movie theatre.

Living & Care Options


Independent Living options
Townhouses--|--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 SalonShopShop
Movie TheatreMovie TheatrePool TablePool Table
Indoor BowlsIndoor Bowls 

Rowena Othlie Jackson was born in Invercargill on 24 March 1926, the daughter of William Ernest Jackson and Lilliane Jane, née Solomon. She was educated at Epsom Girls' Grammar School, Auckland, and in 1941 won the first Royal Academy of Dancing Scholarship in New Zealand.

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Village News

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Let's Rock!

During July our village centre was transformed into a 1950s paradise for our Rock ‘n’ Roll event.

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Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Rowena Jackson Retirement Village
40 O'Byrne Street North,
Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810

Village Manager
Nicola Keast

Sales Advisor
Julie Crofts

Phone: 03 215 9988
Fax: 03 215 9707

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