Aged Care Centre & Retirement Villages Christchurch

Enjoy life your way in a warm, lively retirement home in Christchurch with a reputation for exceptional senior care. Merivale Retirement Village offers a diverse choice of retirement home options from independent living to rest home and hospital care. We’re focused on helping you live the way you want to.

You’ll find your new home:

  • In the heart of Merivale, a well-regarded Christchurch suburb
  • Surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens
  • Close to public transport
  • With easy access to medical services and entertainment options

Friendly and professional staff are available 24/7 to guide, advise, care and support you to live your best life.

Ready to start worry-free, low-maintenance living for your next chapter?

A Marvellous Place To Call Home

A Marvellous Place To Call Home

Merivale Retirement Village in Christchurch is a contemporary senior living community and a marvellous place to call home. We believe in respect, compassion, and treating each other with kindness and care.

Enjoy a neighbourly environment where you can be as active or as relaxed as you’d like, in a stress-free community with plenty of opportunities for friendship. 

Ponder, relax, and read in our library, meet friends in a choice of luxurious lounge areas, visit the on-site hair stylist, or entertain family and friends in our vibrant cafe. 

Stroll around our luscious, landscaped grounds between activities, or enjoy the view from our architecturally designed accommodation buildings – Merivale combines the best of practicality and beauty in one.

Retirement Villages Christchurch



Our goal is to provide you with a private and comfortable senior living community in Christchurch, where you can welcome friends, family/whanau and other visitors. 

We offer: 

  • Freedom
  • Peace of mind
  • A warm and happy home environment where you can live the life you want 

We encourage and support you to make the most of your abilities and, where possible, increase your confidence to enjoy as much independence as you can. 

We know each person has different needs, aspirations, values and customs. We’ll nurture your individuality, respect and encourage your independence, and support you to lead a full, enriched life. 

We are committed to the safe management of residents, visitors and staff at all times. We make clear communication a priority, ensuring you and your family are kept up to date on the best methods of care. Our highly trained staff provide world-class care, support and services.

Our Vision

To provide total elderly care in Christchurch, allowing our residents to improve their independence in an environment where respect, dignity and privacy are upheld at all times. 


A very warm welcome to you and your family


A very warm welcome to you and your family

We’re excited to introduce you to Merivale Retirement Village. We’re proud of our beautiful environment and luxurious accommodation, of the people who work here, and the outstanding assisted living care they provide. 

With spacious, quality accommodation choices, an outstanding onsite aged care centre and social opportunities on tap, we’re committed to offering you maintenance-free, harmonious living in a safe and neighbourly environment. 

We’re happy to offer a range of homes and care levels to meet all your needs for aged care in Christchurch. This includes: 

  • Rest Home and hospital care in our fully serviced care centre
  • Suites and deluxe apartments
  • Supported living
  • Independent senior living 

You’ll love the location! Merivale is one of Christchurch’s most established and sought after suburbs, boasting easy access to

  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Lawyers and other professional services
  • Merivale Shopping Centre

Stay connected with family, friends and neighbours while living a full and active life supported by our caring, professional staff. We know you come to us with a lifetime of experiences and relationships and we’re passionate about cherishing your story. 

You can be as laid back or busy as you wish. Our cheerful, professional team provides continuous support customised to meet your needs. 

Respect, care, dignity and compassion are part of the positive culture we encourage. As Christchurch locals with over 20 years’ experience in the senior living community care industry, we’re dedicated to taking care of you, our city, and its future. 

We look forward to meeting you at Merivale Retirement Village.

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    Make Yourself at Home


    Make Yourself at Home

    Connect with the neighbourhood 

    Live a full, enjoyable life your way in an architecturally designed, luxury retirement village nestled in one of Christchurch’s most elegant neighbourhoods, minutes from: 

    • Merivale Shopping Centre
    • Professional services
    • Public transport
    • Supermarkets
    • Cinemas
    • Restaurants & cafes
    • Banks
    • Retail outlets 

    Every level of care 

    Enjoy a full, stress-free life at Merivale Retirement Village, with all levels of aged care provided for and a wide variety of accommodation options from full-service care suites and apartments to supported and independent living. 

    Peace of mind 

    Architecturally designed with manicured gardens, landscaped grounds and elegant interiors, Merivale is aesthetically stunning as well as secure – our village has been constructed to exceed the highest seismic safety standards to guarantee your protection and safety.

    A professional team

    Our specialist staff have the skills, training and experience to provide world-class support and care. Enjoy support from: 

    • Registered nurses
    • Activity coordinators
    • Chefs and catering staff
    • Caregivers
    • Maintenance and housekeeping personnel 

    To meet all your wellbeing needs, we also work alongside a doctor, physiotherapist, and podiatrist. Activities for a healthy and satisfying life are on offer every day. 

    Does this sound like the community for you? Contact us today for a tour and to find out more.

    Building & Safety

    Engineered for endurance

    Building & Safety

    Engineered for endurance

    Redevelopment of the Merivale Retirement Village required comprehensive planning to ensure structural integrity and high standard of design. 

    This included:

    • Design by NZIA registered, award-winning Jerram Tocker Barron Architects
    • Construction by Jones and Wyatt Construction, a well-known local commercial and residential building company
    • Implementation of best practice procedures, to exceed the National Building Standards for seismic safety – our land is now strong enough to withstand any seismic hazard

    With private garden courtyards and views of the beautifully landscaped grounds, our two-storey main building caters for a variety of care levels. This includes a mix of Care Wings and ground floor Serviced Apartments that feature: 

    • Central heating
    • Reticulated fresh air
    • Underfloor heating in ensuites
    • 24-hour emergency call buttons

    For independent living with optional support as needed, we provide exquisite two-bedroom Palazzo Apartments, free-standing luxury Villas, and premium three-bedroom Townhouses.