About Golden Pond Lifecare

Located in the heart of Whakatane, Golden Pond Lifecare is a Registered Retirement Village that incorporates 18 Home Units and 11 Studios.

The Home Units which are owned by their occupiers, provide an environment that allows owners to be independent with the knowledge that services and care are available when required. Home Care help available to you in the community is applicable and if you currently use it, it is transferable.

Our fees are the most competitive package there is in our market place. Our Lifecare Fee is capped and capital gain accrues to the owner.  

The Village is built around Golden Pond Private Hospital which enjoys an excellent reputation. It provides a full service to the Studiosand support service to the Home Units.

Great Location

Few places can rival Whakatāne for lifestyle. The climate here is superb. Outdoor activities play a large part in many people’s lives, and there are strong clubs and a wide range of sports facilities. Property prices provide excellent value for those moving from larger metropolitan centres – and you can drive or ride to work in minutes. Health and education facilities are also excellent. It all adds up to a place where you can make the most of life.

Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre

The Whakatane Library is only a 850m walk from our quint village. It is a good exhibition center with Maori and European settler artifacts as well as local arts and crafts. There is historical and geological (earthquake and volcano) information also.

Rose Gardens

The Whakatāne Gardens are situated on what was once ‘Eivers Beach’ between McGarvey Road and McAlister Street on the town side of the Whakatāne River stopbank. The area comprises rose gardens, a formal entrance, scented garden and areas for bulbs, shrubs and perennials.

River Edge Park

River Edge Park is a rich, diverse and detailed riverside park, adjacent to the Warren Cole walkway.

Golden Pond Lifecare is only 500 metres from the Rose Gardens.

City Centre

Golden Pond is situated approximately 1 kilometre from the town centre and the river bank walk, all easy flat walking. There are plenty of cafe’s, New World and the Strand all in close vicinity. 

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