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

Located in Stoke, 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 internal atrium, library, gymnasium, hair salon, bar and shop.

Living & Care Options


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

Care options

Village Facilities

Scooter BayScooter BayTerraceTerrace
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
Indoor BowlsIndoor BowlsAtriumsAtriums

The creator of modern atomic physics and forerunner of the nuclear age, Ernest Rutherford was one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century.

Read more about our namesake

Village News


Art Showcase

We warmly invite you to our
art showcase in association with the Nelson Suter Art Society on

Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 July, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Come along to see some of Nelson's finest artworks which will include paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

For more information please call Debbie on 538 0882.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village
49 Covent Drive,
Stoke, Nelson 7011

Village Manager
Durham Quigley

Sales Advisor
Debbie Edwards

Phone: 03 538 0880
Fax: 03 538 0881

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