Mary Shapley Retirement Village

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Mary Shapley Retirement Village is a welcoming, boutique-style retirement village, set in tranquil rural surroundings – a beautiful place to enjoy your own independence, in the friendship of a small community, within easy reach of Whakatane.

We have 29 villas and 22 apartments in our village.

All villas contain:

• Well designed modern kitchen

• Open-plan lounge and dining area

• Ensuite bathroom

• Modern appliances 

• Quality light fittings, drapes and floor coverings

• 24-hour emergency call system

• Heat pump/air conditioning unit

People who live in our retirement village enjoy a mix of privacy and the company of others – as they like it. Our range of activities and entertainment also offer a relaxed opportunity to get to know people.

As well as a strong sense of community, our residents enjoy long term support, thanks to the future care options at Mary Shapley Rest Home and Hospital next door.

Village life can be fun and active or quiet and relaxing – it's totally up to you. Our range of activities and entertainment events will offer you a chance to mingle with like-minded people. Events can include things like; movie nights, games, high teas, happy hours, gardening and much more. View our upcoming events.

You can find us in the heart of Kopeopeo in Whakatane, close to all amenities and surrounded by attractive, award-winning gardens.

You’re welcome to visit us any time to have a look around. Feel free to contact our Village Manager, Janine Cornes on (07) 308 5457 or 027 475 3517, or feel free to drop in at any time.

To view the latest ORA and Disclosure statement for this village, please visit the Companies Office website and then click on Other Registers Search and follow the on-screen instructions.

Feel free to visit us: 
4 Spence Lane, Whakatane


  • Villas
  • Apartments

Level of Care

  • Independent Living
  • Resthome care
  • Hospital care
  • Safe Dementia care
  • Bupa Short Stay services


Village Summary

Retirement Village Association (RVA) Accredited Village Yes
Legal Titles of Units

Occupation Right Agreement

Statutory Supervisor

Covenant Trustee Services Ltd

Pet Policy
Small pets welcome, with permission from the village manager
Insurance Policy Full comprehensive insurance on the communal village buildings as well as residential properties and infrastructure.
Village Manager Available during business hours

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