Molly Ryan Retirement Village.

Molly Ryan Lifecare & Retirement Village where ‘your care is our priority,’ set in the heart of the Merrilands Community.

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06 7578773


Belinda Burke

021 732 860

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269 Mangorei Road, Merrilands,
New Plymouth 4312

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Molly Ryan Retirement Village is where ‘your care is our priority.’ Set on 5 ½ acres of fully developed flat ground overlooking the Merrilands Domain and the beautiful Waiwhakaiho River, the village is close to the bus stop and Merrilands Shopping Centre with postshop, supermarket, pharmacy, medical centre, beauty clinic, dentist, bar & café, and hairdresser.

Independent living or rest home level care

The Village provides full continuum of care options with 35 independent villas, 28 semiindependent serviced apartments and the lifecare facility with 33 resthome & hospital care beds. Molly Ryan is a friendly and welcoming community offering support and activities including social, cultural, emotional, spiritual and physical concerns and provides many opportunities to enhance lives. We’re proudly provide very personalised service and care with quality accountability and consistency. We have an Indoor Pool, BBQ area and well-appointed library for everyone to enjoy, and love it when friends and family join us.

As an Arvida village, we take care to listen and help residents to continue to enjoy the things they love to do. We also offer a one-on-one personal coaching programme that actively empowers residents to take charge of their own health and wellbeing.

Village Life

Life at Molly Ryan

We believe in supporting the ‘community within our community’ and we respect your personal individuality. Every new resident can help choose the refurbishment of their villa or apartment and include personal preferences. Supported by our residents committee activities are available including cards, rummikub and housie. A weekly activities calendar is provided and all residents are free to choose to attend any sessions including entertainment options. The village van provides twice weekly shopping trips to Merrilands Shopping Centre, visits to New Plymouth Centre City and other regular outings. Our exercise programme includes “Sit and be Fit”, “Tai Chi” and swimming in our heated pool. To keep in touch with friends all units have direct dial lines and broadband wireless is available.

 Molly Ryan Newsletter June 2019

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Accommodation Options

Independent Villas

All 35 villas at Molly Ryan are unique, architecturally designed, north facing and built to a high standard with consideration to accessibility. Villas range from 1-3 bedrooms with internal garaging and some have conservatories as options.

Serviced Apartments and Studios

The 28 apartments range from studio apartments, apartments with park and garden views and two one bedroom apartments. Attached to the care facility, owners can live an independent lifestyle while having access to a full range of supported living services.

Rest home and Hospital (continuing care - medical)

Molly Ryan has 33 dual use resthome or hospital beds within our care facility. All rooms are superior with ensuite facilities and we encourage residents to personalise their surroundings.

Care Options

Care plan options for Villas, Apartments and Studios

Home and Community Support – Fully funded if client assessed by Community... Apartment service care plan includes all meals and apartment servicing...

Care plan options for Rest home and Hospital care

Resthome level care - private or subsidised. A high standard of professional, personalised care is provided by our fully qualified nursing and care teams 24/7. Full time Diversional Therapist. Own private room with ensuite facilities.

The Arvida Way

Watch our video: The Arvida Way - the attitude of living well.

Our vision is to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents by transforming the ageing process.
Our commitment is to challenge ourselves to make our residents’ lives better with everything we do.
Our promise is to help you feel younger for longer and actively engaged in life.

Find out more about the Arvida Way

Joining Us

Molly Ryan Retirement Village units are available under the "Occupation Right Agreement" (ORA). Molly Ryan is a registered retirement village and is a full member of both the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) and the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). If you are 65 or over and you need further care, a Government allowance may be available to assist with fees in your Serviced Apartment. Work and Income New Zealand will explain the assistance available and eligibility criteria.

For all enquires on our available units and costings please contact Belinda Burke on 06 7578773

Email us for more information or click here to view Arvida News and Blog Updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What if I want to go on holiday?

This is your home so you have the freedom to come and go as you please.

2. What security is there?

In addition to our 24 hour nurse call system or pendant; we also have regular security patrols in place at night and security cameras around the periphery and within the common areas of the facility. Security gates are on a timer switch which secures the village at night. Villa residents are provided with a gate remote for access after hours.

3. How does the fee structure work?

At Molly Ryan we aim to be transparent about all fees involved so please do not hesitate to discuss any queries you have with us. Our disclosure documentation and resident agreement is available from the Manager who will be able to explain these personally to you.

4. Can my family and friends stay with me?

Yes, this is your home so you can have guests over to visit and stay for a period of time.

5. Can I still apply for Government funded financial assistance?

Yes. If you are over 65 and your support needs assessment confirms the need for Home and Community Support or Resthome or Hospital Care, you may be eligible for Government financial assistance. Talk to our Manager who will assist you with any of the benefits you may be entitled to.

Molly Ryan

06 7578773

269 Mangorei Road, Merrilands,
New Plymouth 4312


Belinda Burke

021 732 860

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