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Jan 2017 Villa construction completed

Highlights for 2016 have been the opening of the new Lodge – the heart of our community. This magnificent building has given residents the space and facilities to enjoy such things as regular movies in the theatre, the craft room, the gym, lounges and dining areas, dance floor, medical room, salon, Menz Shed, Indoor and Outdoor bowling facilities, Billiard area, Library with computer access and a wonderful place to relax with friends. The increase in activity choices has also been well re...

January 22, 2017

Introducing the Highfield Team

Many thanks to Bill Lindberg who encouraged the Highfield Team to take this picture at the Residents Open Day. There were smiles all round for everyone who participated in this day of celebration.From left to right (or bottom to top) Neil Goodrick, Campbell Fladgate, Craig Fladgate, Lizzie Hockly, Sharleen Fladgate, Aroha Nuku, Gemma Fladgate and Andrew Fladgate....

May 12, 2016

New Lodge Opened to Residents in April

On April 2nd, Directors and the Highfield Team held an open ceremony to welcome residents to the new Highfield Lodge. Campbell Fladgate welcomed residents with the following speech.” It’s great to see you all here today to celebrate the opening of the new Lodge. Welcome! We’d like to welcome you to your Lodge. Back in November 2010 when we first officially opened Highfield, the future looked certain to be a busy one, with construction of 5 stages of development, sales, construction of 116 ...

May 11, 2016

Guy Fawkes at Highfield

This week the Highfield Residents Committee organised a Bonfire Night on site. Piles of wood on the construction site were pushed into a burning heap ready for the big event. On Thursday evening residents enjoyed happy hour in the clubrooms, followed by pre bonfire pizzas before being transported to the bonfire site by vans. There is something magical about bonfires, especially on a calm still night with millions of stars shining bright. We had ringside seats around the bonfi...

November 9, 2015

Keen walkers day trip to Arapuni

Mother Nature turned on an absolutely magnificent day for us to go walking at Arapuni. 15 residents ventured out to walk from Jones Landing to the Suspension Bridge at Arapuni. We arrived at Jones Landing by two Highfield vans at 10.15am and completed the walk at the Suspension Bridge at lunchtime. The walk itself was a mixture of flat and slight gradients with one steep pathway that certainly got the heart rate pumping. Should any of our walkers wish to do only half the planned walk , the Highf...

November 9, 2015

Jul 2015 The new community centre at Highfield

We woke up this morning to a light frost and a clear beautiful day. During a stroll around the village at 9.00am it was a pleasure to take in the views and see the progress of The Lodge. The new community centre will be completed at the end of the year. The construction of The Lodge is still the main point of conversation for residents. We wait in anticipation for the broad range of activities it will offer.      In November 2014 we started planting a...

July 30, 2015

In support of the Cancer Society Ladies Pink Luncheon

This year residents held a luncheon in support of the Cancer Society’s Ladies PINK fundraising appeal. An enjoyable afternoon of socialising, raffles, spot prizes, sharing food and stories was had by all. Guest speaker Raewyn Calvert shared a heartfelt and interesting talk. All proceeds from residents went to the Cancer Society....

May 15, 2015

Highfield Lodge Update

Construction of the new Lodge is well underway. This photo was taken in April. Concrete is being poured into the ground floor level which includes the indoor pool. Residents are enjoying the rapid progress!...

May 14, 2015

A magnificent view!

We would like to share with you the photos we took yesterday during a stroll around the village. What a beautiful day!   ...

March 21, 2015

March 28th – 2015

 This will be a wonderful opportunity for everyone to visit Highfield Country Estate Retirement Village.Our open day last year in February 2014 was a wonderful opportunity for visitors to view the progress of Highfield. In one year there have been many changes. We welcome visitors to come and see what we have been up to.We have begun construction of our new community centre aptly named Highfield Lodge. Stage 5 is under development with new residents at Villas 96, 97, 98, 101, 102,...

February 18, 2015

We are Waikato Awards!

The highlight of this month has been the nomination of Highfield Country Estate Retirement Village at the We Are Waikato Annual Awards. These awards celebrate excellence, innovation and ingenuity in the region. They recognise people in property and their outstanding contributions to the property industry and the local economy. Highfield were finalists in the following two categories Urban Design and Architectural Merit and Best Regional Project Team. Although we did not come away with a win, we ...

November 25, 2014

Highlights November 2014

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November 12, 2014

Highlights May 2014

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May 12, 2014

Highlights April 2014

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