Village Voice

Let’s talk about dying well

Let’s talk about dying well

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
What does it mean to die well in New Zealand? Village Voice has been speaking to Simon Wallace, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Aged Care Association, about the challenges to palliative care in our country. Read more
Finding the right retirement village accommodation or rest home level of care

Finding the right retirement village accommodation or rest home level of care

Monday, April 04, 2016
A handy guide to the different retirement village and rest home accommodation and care options and the various terminology that may be used to describe them. Read more
Ranfurly Village named as a finalist in the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Ranfurly Village named as a finalist in the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Friday, March 18, 2016
Ranfurly Village was the only New Zealand retirement village to make a final across all categories of the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards. Read more
A resident's view of living in a retirement village

A resident's view of living in a retirement village

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Robin Clegg has a villa at Copper Crest Village Estate, in sunny Tauranga. The 75-year-old retired school principal and his wife have lived in the lifestyle village since November 2014. Read more
New Zealand's retirement village sector described as 'world class'.

New Zealand's retirement village sector described as 'world class'.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Survey findings showed that the satisfaction of New Zealand retirement residents is twice that of Australian residents. Read more
Dancing to a new (hip hop) beat

Dancing to a new (hip hop) beat

Wednesday, January 06, 2016
In a new series on active retirement, we look at how a Waiheke Island dance group is changing the lives of its members – and attitudes across the country. Read more
Retirement Villages: navigating the paperwork

Retirement Villages: navigating the paperwork

Monday, November 09, 2015
A handy guide to the four main documents associated with moving into a retirement village. Read more
Norah Barlow tells Village Guide how the ‘typical’ retirement is changing.

Norah Barlow tells Village Guide how the ‘typical’ retirement is changing.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Norah Barlow discusses with Village Guide how the ‘typical’ retirement is changing is changing and what it means for retirement villages. Read more
Avoiding family friction

Avoiding family friction

Thursday, October 08, 2015
What your loved ones need to know about your retirement village decision Read more
Norah Barlow: We’ve got a lot to learn about aging

Norah Barlow: We’ve got a lot to learn about aging

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Norah Barlow tells Village Voice how she believes baby boomers will change the retirement village industry. Read more