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Our Open Day is Postponed

Our Open Day is Postponed

OPEN DAY UPDATE: Following the re-emergence of COVID-19 in Auckland, we have made the decision to postpone our village open day until further notice. Although we were all looking forward to welcoming you into our village, our number one priority is keeping our...

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What to Look for in a Retirement Village

What to Look for in a Retirement Village

It’s only natural to want to give your aging parents the best retirement possible— one in which they can make use of their free time to relax, enjoy their hobbies, and live their best lives as independently as possible. Retirement homes allow you to take care of your...

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Why Hobbies Are Important for Senior Men

Why Hobbies Are Important for Senior Men

Keeping physically and mentally active is important for all ages, but studies show this is especially true for senior men. This is because senior men have been found to experience particularly high mental and emotional stress from aging. Luckily there are some fun and...

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The 6 Cosiest Autumn Activities to Enjoy this Season

The 6 Cosiest Autumn Activities to Enjoy this Season

With the leaves changing and evenings growing dark and frosty, autumn is slowly settling in. April and May are great times to start enjoying the festivities of the season. Whether you’re living in lifestyle retirement or at home with family, Autumn is the perfect time...

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Top 8 Things to do in Bethlehem and Tauranga City

Top 8 Things to do in Bethlehem and Tauranga City

Popular with locals and holiday-ers alike, Tauranga is a well-known location prime for leisure and relaxation. The stunning area is mostly known for its popularity as a tourist attraction, but the diverse activities, increasing retail, café and dining possibilities...

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10 great podcasts any retiree can enjoy!

10 great podcasts any retiree can enjoy!

Retirement is no reason to let time go to waste. If you wish to maintain an active and engaged retirement lifestyle, taking the time to learn more about the world around you is a great way to do so. Today, podcasts are a popular way to absorb new and interesting...

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Iconic landmark to become The Vines Clubhouse

Iconic landmark to become The Vines Clubhouse

The fact the Mills Reef building will be put to good use makes it easier to leave, says the winery’s director Tim Preston on the eve of departure. Mills Reef is in the process of relocating to Leveret Estate (formerly Morton Estate) on the outskirts of Katikati. Wine...

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What to Buy Family Who Have It All at Christmas

What to Buy Family Who Have It All at Christmas

When you’re a kid, almost nothing is as exciting as opening a present. Christmas, with its theatrical accumulation of a mound of presents underneath a real, live, tree in your own house is basically unbeatable as far as a child’s idea of fun goes. Naturally, as we all...

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Season’s Greetings from The Vines at Bethlehem

Season’s Greetings from The Vines at Bethlehem

It feels like Christmas has come early around here, doesn't it? The Christmas decorations have been on sale for two months now, the Christmas trees and Santa have appeared in the shopping malls and everyone is crossing their fingers for that glorious Christmas...

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What Makes Bethlehem Perfect for Retirement?

What Makes Bethlehem Perfect for Retirement?

Bethlehem, is a real hub of Tauranga and one of the best places to live when it comes to retirement villages in NZ. But what makes it so great? Read on to find out. All the Shops You Need Bethlehem town is all nicely compacted together. The Bethlehem shopping centre...

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How swimming aids the elderly

How swimming aids the elderly

As we age, a lot of us find that the sports we used to play and the forms of exercise that we once found enjoyable, can begin to have the opposite effect. Rigorous exercise can take a toll on our bodies and our health. However, it’s important to stay healthy and fit...

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Perks to Lifestyle Retirement

Perks to Lifestyle Retirement

As an active senior who loves to take part in activities that promote a healthier lifestyle, a standard retirement plan in a small, solo apartment won’t do. It’s a good thing that lifestyle villages exist—they offer several benefits that contribute to a happy...

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Why Choose The Vines at Bethlehem?

Why Choose The Vines at Bethlehem?

Looking at retirement villages can be a tedious process. Viewing different village complexes one after another can be an exhausting process. At The Vines At Bethlehem, we do things a little differently. Our retirement village lifestyle offers independent living with a...

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How to Help Your Parents Become Tech Savvy

How to Help Your Parents Become Tech Savvy

In this day and age, technology equals freedom. Freedom to be kept up to date with the world around us, to connect with our friends and family, to continue to learn and to grow, etc. It’s important that we extend this freedom all the way to retirement in NZ, to our...

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Five Tips to Stay Hearth Healthy at The Vines

Five Tips to Stay Hearth Healthy at The Vines

When you reach the golden years of home retirement, an unfortunate side-effect is that your risk of heart health problems elevates as a natural part of aging. Whether you’ve been very heart-conscious throughout the course of your life, or whether you’re only just...

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The Top Golf Spots in the Bay of Plenty

The Top Golf Spots in the Bay of Plenty

If there is one thing that can be said about retiring to New Zealand, it is that there can be absolutely no better place in the world to play golf. The gorgeous scenery and wide-open spaces are perfect for a day on the course no matter where you are. This is...

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Gary and Gael Main – The Vines bubbly duo!

Gary and Gael Main – The Vines bubbly duo!

The Main’s have lived in Tauranga for 25 years. As avid Bethlehem lovers, moving from their family home wasn’t something they wanted to do. That was until, The Vines Lifestyle Retirement Village caught their eye. Ex Civil Engineer Gary and once upon a time Journalist...

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