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Retirement Villages and Lifestyle Villages in New Zealand

Villages have become a popular ‘down sizing’ choice for New Zealand retirees. Known by several names, such as lifestyle villages, retirement villages, retirement or gated communities - this option of retirement living is different to the usual real estate purchase. With village life, you would normally purchase an Occupation Rights Agreement (ORA) which offers you the right to live in a retirement village, but without the ownership and exterior maintenance responsibilities.

Over 450 villages now exist throughout Aotearoa, with more under construction. The ‘Big Six’ retirement village operators are Ryman Healthcare, Summerset, Metlifecare, Arvida, Oceania and Bupa - who own and operate the majority fo Retirement Village units in NZ. Aged Advisor New Zealand has made it simple to look at the independent living options available in retirement villages, by giving visitors the opportunity to compare village providers and see what others are experiencing. Whether you’re looking for a retirement villa, townhouse, apartment, serviced apartment or studio unit, you should be able to find and compare a range of village living options.

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