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Rowena Jackson Retirement Village

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Retirement living in the heart of Waikiwi

Rowena Jackson Retirement Village provides independent living, assisted living in serviced apartments, along with the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care.

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

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

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 O'Byrne Street North, Waikiwi, Invercargill, 9810

Village Manager:

Nicola Keast
ph: 03 215 9988

Sales Advisor:

Julie Crofts
ph: 03 215 9752


RJ 4-year cert - July 2018 - July 2022 - White space

Rowena Jackson 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.



Bowling green, Café, Indoor bowls, Village centre, Dining room, Bar, Pool table, Movie theatre, Petanque Court.



Scooter bay, Swimming pool, Spa pool, Gym, Hair salon, Library, Shop.


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