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Nelson - Tahunanui

  • 13 Mata Close, Tahunanui, Nelson

Lifestyle at Tahunanui

We provide a peaceful, friendly atmosphere where residents live close to the beach with independence, companionship and security in a family style environment. You have a home within a home offering support when when you need it from our professional and caring house staff and volunteers.

Type of accommodation

We offer affordable, high quality living for people who want to be as self-reliant as possible without the worry of maintaining their own home so that you can enjoy peace of mind.


We make no capital charge

Any single or widowed person over 65 years of age who is able to care for their personal needs independently may be considered for residency.

Even if you have limited assets, if you meet the criteria for a Housing Accommodation Supplement or living alone allowance, the weekly charge will be affordable. Those with modest incomes or savings are also eligible for consideration as residents. 

About this property

The on-site house keeper ensures that the house is warm, comfortable and safe and that the daily meals provided are varied, nutritious and enjoyable.

All studios are en suite and all rooms are unfurnished, so that you can bring your own furniture, truly making it a home from home. The  house was specifically designed and built for us. It is very accessible as it is level throughout, suitable for wheelchair and walker frame users.

Abbeyfield house management

The property is managed by Abbeyfield Nelson Inc. a registered Charity. Each resident participates in the house management through their participation in the House Committee. The volunteer, non-profit management contributes to our ability to provide quality accommodation at an affordable cost.

Contact Abbeyfield Nelson

We welcome your enquiry.

To find out more about living at the house or becoming a resident please contact our applications convenor: Ann Armstrong phone (03) 547 1265  or our Chairman Barry Mills phone (03) 548 4799. 
To contact the housekeeper or a resident phone (03) 546 5599
To contact us if you are interested in joining the Society as a volunteer, or wish to offer financial or other assistance, please write to us:

Abbeyfield Nelson Incorporated, 13 Mata Close, Tahunanui, Nelson 7011

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Abbeyfield New Zealand
Level One,
40 Halifax Street

PO Box 482
Nelson 7040
New Zealand
P: +64 3 546 6459
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