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Gracelands Retirement Village


Our lovely village is nestled in the heart of sunny Hawkes Bay, world famous for its vineyards and art deco. The villas are situated amongst beautiful landscaped grounds close to Hastings city and handy to all amenities. Gracelands prides itself in being able to allow you to retain your independence, lifestyle and privacy, with security and the comforting knowledge that there is always a friendly neighbour close by. ‘Why didn’t we come to live in Gracelands earlier’, is a comment heard quite frequently.


Our Village Living Offering

Gracelands offers the opportunity to retire in a comfortable and affordable villa. With a spacious setting and room to breathe, you feel part of a close-knit community whilst maintaining that important sense of privacy. Whether you like to entertain, or simply enjoy your own space, you’ll love the relaxed feel of Gracelands. Our attractive brick villas are all 2 bedroom with a garage at no extra cost. Enjoy easy living with features including spacious storage, heat pumps for year round comfort, a wet floor shower and more. Villas have either a patio or conservatory to make the most of the Hawkes Bay sun. Our brand new 2 bedroom villas are now open to view. 


Additional Services

A menu is available so you can select the day you wish to dine. And we have a summer and winter menus, with lots of variety and yummy desserts. A complimentary glass of wine is available to be enjoyed with your meal. Wireless broadband is also available. The complimentary coffee and tea in the community centre provides a great reason for residents to get together regularly.


Active Village Life

Many of our residents are active in the local community – enjoying social activities at clubs and societies like they’ve always done. Gracelands is ideally located off a main road and has easy access to public transport, which makes getting to Hastings or Napier City Centre a breeze. There are plenty of shops in the immediate vicinity including banks, a pharmacy, a Four Square, fruit and veggie shops and lovely cafes and eateries perfect for a catch up with friends and family. 


If you don’t feel like venturing very far, there is plenty to do right on your doorstep. Gracelands brand new community centre is the hub of village life, where you can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee. And there's always something going on in the village; join in on outdoor and indoor bowls, craft group, Rummikub, Bingo, happy hour and movies. Residents can also enjoy the use of an indoor heated pool. Our Village Co-ordinator with the resident’s committee organises regular outings, social evenings, musicians and dancers for the resident’s entertainment.


Carefree Independence

Live life the way you want to, with the freedom to do the things you love. We’ll take care of all the maintenance - building repairs, exterior cleaning and the gardening too. Don’t feel like cooking? Order a meal from our seasonal menu from onsite kitchen which comes with a glass of wine on the house. Knowing the weekly fee is fixed for life guaranteed means you can budget and have financial surety for the future.


A Continuum of Care

For assistance in an emergency, call bells in your Villa will connect you to trained staff 24 hours a day. If your needs change, Gracelands has Rest Home and Hospital care available onsite, with a choice of rooms including Care Suites. You can be sure you’re in good hands. Oceania has won the Supreme Care Award from the NZ Aged Care Association 3 years in a row. 


Minimum age of entry  for residents is 70 years.


To view available Gracelands villa listings click here



  • Retirement Village

  • Care VIEW
  • "A big thank you to the caring staff. The village is a beautiful and peaceful place to live with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Very happy!" - Mrs Doris Collin, Oceania resident

  • "Louise and the staff are first class giving a friendly and secure atmosphere to the village. They provide us with plenty of activities. We appreciate them so much for the care and attention they give equally to all residents." - Mrs Evelyn Maxwell, Oceania resident

  • "At this stage of my life the village fulfils all my requirements. The atmosphere of the place and residents is really good. After 8 years of looking at retirements homes in the Hawkes Bay area I am happy with my decision." - Bill Lawrence, Oceania resident

Staff Profile

  • Louise Gibbs

    Sales & Village Manager

    027 660 5801

    Louise came to New Zealand from South Africa in 2001 and has a background in accounting. She joined Oceania in 2007 where she enjoys spending time with the residents and hearing their interesting stories. Louise loves the variety in her role - no two days are ever the same. In her spare time she likes reading, watching movies, visiting her Mum, playing golf and watching sport (particularly rugby of course!).

    DDI: (06) 872 6179
    DDI Fax: (06) 872-6171

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Features and Services

  • Vans / minibus

  • Hairdresser

  • Podiatrist

  • Maintenance

  • Library

  • 24/7 nurse onsite

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Oceania provides Rest Home, Hospital, Dementia, Respite and Palliative/End of Life Care, as well as Independent Retirement Village living, at over 40 New Zealand locations.

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