About Oceania Healthcare


One of New Zealand’s largest owners and operators of retirement villages

  • 49 locations, including 25 villages
  • Over 3,000 care rooms, over 200 of which are Care Suites
  • Over 1,000 independent living villas and apartments
  • Directly employs over 3,000 staff
  • Winners of the New Zealand Aged Care Association's Supreme Award for Overall Excellence in Aged Care



Oceania Executive are on the board of both the NZ Aged Care Association (NZACA) and the Retirement Village Association (RVA). Being a member of the RVA requires us to follow strict standards and guidelines that govern how we operate and the service we offer senior New Zealanders.



  • We are the largest care provider in the residential sector and have been in business as a group since 2008.
  • Our audit results are based on a model of continuous improvement.
  • The training programmes for all staff are well developed and specialised for our industry and residents.
  • We have gerontology specialist trainers maintaining a safe and on-going clinical training programme nationwide.
  • We operate the Wesley Institute of Learning for specialist training of nurses and healthcare assistants.


Staff training

  • We have a fulltime Training and Development Manager overseeing our professional development programme to make sure it supports our promise of best-in-class care.
  • Our staff have a passion for what they do and an on-going desire to up-skill. Our progressive pay structure recognises this and rewards staff for their additional training.



WINNER: Supreme Award for Overall Excellence in Aged Care, NZACA Excellence in Care Awards 2015

WINNER: Staff and training development, NZACA Excellence in Care Awards, 2015, 2014 & 2013

WINNER: Excellence in Food Award for Care Home and Hospitals, NZACA Excellence in Care Awards, 2015 & 2013

FINALIST: NZACA Interiors Built and Grown Environment 2014

FINALIST: NZACA Innovative Delivery Award 2013

WINNER and 2nd & 4th in the National Senior Lifestyle Cooking Competition 2015


Oceania Executive Team

  • Earl Gasparich, Chief Executive Officer
  • Matthew Ward, Chief Financial Officer
  • Barbara Sangster, General Manager - Aged Care
  • Jill Birch, General Manager - Sales, Marketing & Village Operations
  • Mark Stockton, General Manager of Property


Our vision

To be the preferred provider of care and lifestyle options for senior New Zealanders by meeting or exceeding the expectations of our residents, staff and stakeholders.


Our mission

We provide excellent contemporary care that reflects our residents’ individuality and their right to choice, respect and dignity. We provide a positive and welcoming environment where our residents are encouraged and supported to enjoy a high quality of life.


Our values

Respect – everyone matters:

  • Working together for success
  • Approachability
  • Trust and openness
  • Embrace diversity


Excellence – quality in everything we do:

  • Have pride in what we do
  • Provide quality care and service
  • Customer focus
  • Learn and grow


Passion – believe that we make a difference

  • Put energy in all that we do
  • Believe in what we deliver
  • Find new ways to make a positive difference
  • Have fun


Deliver – we will do what we say

  • Grow the business
  • Drive for performance
  • Deliver on promises and commitments
  • Take action

Retirement Villages

Getting Started

Why Choose Us


Oceania provides Rest Home, Hospital, Dementia, Respite and Palliative/End of Life Care, as well as Independent Retirement Village living, at 49 New Zealand locations.

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