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

Located on Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River. Features include architecturally designed independent townhouses, 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--|--Serviced Apartments

Care options

Village Facilities

TerraceTerraceBowling GreenBowling Green
Swimming PoolSwimming PoolSpa PoolSpa Pool
Petanque CourtPetanque CourtLibraryLibrary
Village CentreVillage CentreSeparate LoungeSeparate Lounge
Internet CafeInternet CafeDining RoomDining Room
Hair SalonHair SalonShopShop
Pool TablePool TableIndoor BowlsIndoor Bowls
Childrens PlaygroundChildrens PlaygroundAtriumsAtriums

Shona McFarlane was well known as an artist, writer and broadcaster.

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Village News

Let the good times roll!

ShonaMcFarlane Bowls Nov18 Small

The weather was a bit chilly outside, but that didn’t matter to bowlers attending the Ryman bowls clinic held at the fabulous indoor Naenae bowls arena yesterday.

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Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Shona McFarlane Retirement Village
66 Mabey Rd
Avalon, Lower Hutt 5011

Village Manager
Debbi Fairlie

Sales Advisor
Jacqui Clarke

Phone: 04 577 1090
Fax: 04 567 3426

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