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Keeping the past alive

Keeping the past alive

Clark Cottage, also known as Duke House, was built in the early 1900s on land that is now Summerset at Monterey Park in Hobsonville, Auckland.

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First retirement village provider certified for CEMARS

First retirement village provider certified for CEMARS

Summerset is the first retirement village operator in New Zealand to become CEMARS (Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme) certified, following an independent greenhouse gas emissions audit in November 2018.

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Levin's the first dementia friendly accredited retirement village

Levin's the first dementia friendly accredited retirement village

The first dementia friendly accredited retirement village in Horowhenua and Manawatu was awarded at a ceremony in Levin.

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Nanomedicine wins Sophie a Summerset scholarship

Nanomedicine wins Sophie a Summerset scholarship

Wellington High School student Sophie Mance was awarded a Summerset scholarship worth $5,000 for her presentation in this year’s Eureka!

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New television advert

New television advert

We are excited to share our new television advert.

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Summerset gives hand to overseas registered nurses

Summerset gives hand to overseas registered nurses

Marvin Lee, a caregiver from Wigram, is the first recipient of Summerset’s recently re-launched funding programme to help staff gain their New Zealand nursing registration.

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 New dementia research released

New dementia research released

Summerset has today released new research into Kiwis awareness and perceptions of dementia.

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Summerset launches new uniforms

Summerset launches new uniforms

Today staff around Summerset's villages will be wearing their new uniforms, thanks to Wellington-based designer Lucilla Gray.

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Recognition for decades of Volunteering

Recognition for decades of Volunteering

Summerset in the Vines resident, Janice Hopkinson, has received a Civic Honour Award from the Hastings District Council for more than 25 years of volunteer work.

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Staff profile - Jill-Marie Johnston

Staff profile - Jill-Marie Johnston

With a background in community newspapers, Activities Coordinator Jill-Marie Johnston can always be found with her iPad tucked under her arm ready to take photos of village life, or scrolling through Pinterest sourcing inspiration for her next creative venture.

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