Powley - Metlifecare

  • Village Manager: Leanne MacDonald
  • (09) 627 0700
  • Sales Executive: Sue Braithwaite-Smith
  • (09) 826 2018
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  • Powley Retirement Village is a pretty garden sanctuary with a wonderful old-fashioned community spirit. Nestled among peaceful English gardens in the heart of Blockhouse Bay, Powley offers residents the conveniences and security of village life, with the beauty of the bay a short stroll away. City amenities are here, too – Powley is an easy busy ride from Lynn Mall Shopping Centre and Auckland Central.
    We have the option of a one or two-bedroom cottage. offering modern kitchens, large sized bedrooms and some with a conservatory or private outdoor deck. All cottages are architecturally designed and within walking distance to neighbours and recreational facilities. In addition, each cottage is surrounded by spacious and picturesque gardens that reflect the seasons. 
    You have the option to take care of household tasks or choose from a range of service and care packages delivered to you in your home. Spacious serviced apartments are designed for residents who require additional services such as cleaning, regular meals and personal care services. If you ever need greater daily support, Powley offers rest home and residential hospital level care on-site. Help is always a button-push away for any resident, thanks to our 24-hour emergency call system.
    Village amenities include a barbeque area, dining room, games room, hairdressing salon, chapel, library, lounge, petanque terrain, pool table and spa pool. We offer cleaning services and take care of all external maintenance, so residents have time to enjoy activities that mean most to them. Our friendly village offers many social opportunities, which make it easy for neighbours to get to know each other.
    Powley is part of Metlifecare, one of the largest retirement village operators in New Zealand. All Metlifecare villages offer residents added assurances including fixed village fees, no hidden costs, no capital loss and continuum of care with priority access to any Metlifecare Care Facility. For more information on Powley please make an enquiry.

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    Open Day: Thursday 4 July 2019 10am - 3pm


    • Villas
    • Serviced Apartments
    • 46 x Cottages
    • Serviced Apartments

    Level of Care

    • Independent Living
    • Assisted Living
    • Resthome care
    • Hospital care

    Village Facilities

    • Community Centre
    • Library
    • BBQ area
    • Hairdresser available for appointments
    • Chapel
    • Billiards / Pool Table
    • Petanque
    • Dining Room
    • Piano
    • Spa Pool

    Care offered by village

    • Health clinic
    • Registered nurse available for appointments
    • Emergency call system in units
    • In home personal assistance e.g. showering / grooming
    • Companion care
    • Daily meals
    • Medication management and administration
    • On-site care facility (rest home & hospital level care)

    Services offered by village

    • Village van
    • Meal deliveries
    • House keeping
    • Personal laundry service
    • Linen change


    • Unit windows and doors lockable securely
    • Staff on-site 24/hours

    Resident Activities

    • Cards & board games
    • Social outings
    • Resident dinners
    • Bar happy hours
    • Organised entertainment
    • Bingo
    • Movie nights
    • Mahjong
    • Scrabble
    • Book club

    Attractions in the Area

    • Beaches
    • Scenic walks
    • Shopping
    • Bowling club
    • Golf courses
    • Local RSA
    • Cinemas
    • Restaurants / cafes
    Can residents make alterations to their property? ×
    Residents are welcome to redecorate their unit with discretion of the village manager. Any major alterations must be discussed and approved by the village manager.
    What do resident fees cover? ×
    This is a consolidated fee that captures costs such as council rates, water rates, building insurance, the upkeep of community facilities, gardening services, salaries and wages of the staff and village operations.
    How long is the cooling off period once the contract is signed? ×
    As per the Retirement Village Act, the cooling off period after an Occupation Right Agreement has been signed is 15 working days.
    When leaving the village, what is the process for units being sold? ×
    Units are advertised at market value. Residents are welcome to introduce a prospective resident as long as they meet the normal entry criteria of the village.
    Can residents have friends & family to stay? ×
    Any family members or friends are able to stay for a combined total of 90 days per year. Longer stays require the agreement of the Village Manager.
    What does the entry fee cover? ×
    The entry cost gives the resident the right to live in the unit for their lifetime or as long as they choose. When the resident leaves the village they will receive the cost paid minus the deferred management fee and any other charges due.
    What are the residents rights if the village got into financial difficulty? ×
    Residents are protected through a first ranking mortgage with the Village's Statutory Supervisor . They hold first ranking mortgage over the village land in order to ensure priority and security for the rights of all residents. The statutory supervisor also ensures the operator of the village acts in accordance with the Disclosure Statements and the village is run in a financially responsible manner.
    What happens if there is a delay in sale? ×
    Your village fee will cease as soon as Metlifecare is provided with vacant possession of your unit. If it takes longer than nine months to re-license, we will pay you interest on the outstanding capital. Plus you can apply for an early repayment of up to $20,000 of the capital sum when your unit is vacated.

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    Village Summary

    Retirement Village Association (RVA) Accredited Village
    Statutory Supervisor: Covenant Trustee Services Limited
    Pet Policy: Approval required from village manager
    On-Site Manager: Yes
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    *Rare Opportunity* 1 Bedroom Cottage

    Elevated for all day sun, this charming cottage has been fully refurbished including updated kitchen, new bathroom, paint, carpet and drapes. The cottage has a light and bright open plan kitchen and lounge with breakfast bar, a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a separate laundry. For those with green fingers you have your own gardens outside your front door, plus a spacious covered deck overlooking the lush gardens full of local birdlife to the rear.
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    Level of Care

    Resthome care
    Hospital care

    Certified facility for Auckland District Health Board

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