The Eastcliffe retirement resort is a stunning development designed to complement a beach view location that is probably one of the best seaside locations in New Zealand. Eastcliffe retirement resort proudly presents some of our team members who help to ensure that the Eastcliffe experience is welcoming and supportive for all the residents.

Cherie Schofield General Manager

Cherie Schofield

General Manager


Named Manager of the Year by the Retirement Village Association of NZ, Cherie is totally committed to the development of Eastcliffe as a resort-style complex. With our fantastic location residents say “It’s like being on holiday all year round.”

Here at Eastcliffe we are constantly striving to improve residents’ lifestyles, and to ease the burden and worry you had when maintaining a larger home.

All our staff are warm and friendly and are committed to providing excellent customer service. With over 30 years experience in the retirement industry Cherie is responsible for all operational aspects of the village including sales and marketing, and believes in providing strong leadership and motivation for staff to grow and achieve their full potential.


Penelope Peterson Assistant Manager

Penelope Peterson

Assistant Manager


Penelope is a Registered General and Obstetric Nurse with many years of experience in caring for the elderly. Penelope leads a cheerful team of registered nurses, care-givers and allied health professionals in a relaxed and happy environment where quality of life is paramount in our beautiful Eastcliffe surroundings.


Laurette Powell Clinical and Quality Manager

Laurette Powell

Clinical & Quality Manager


Laurette has a wealth of clinical knowledge over many years of clinical and leadership roles in healthcare.


Josephine Law Assistant Accountant and Office Manager

Josephine Law

Assistant Accountant / Office Manager

Josephine is in charge of processing invoices, both accounts payable and receivables and co-ordinates all office administration requirements.


Jasmine Tuki Receptionist

Jasmine Tuki


Jasmine will greet you upon your arrival at Eastcliffe Reception and is happy to assist with any queries.


Mary Reardon Social Co-ordinator

Mary Reardon

Social Co-ordinator

Mary has been the Social Co-ordinator at Eastcliffe since 2005 and runs a variety of activities for residents’.


Sharon Barford Administrator

Sharon Barford


Sharon assists with accounts and provides administration support in a part-time role.


Bevan Schofield Maintenance Manager

Bevan Schofield

Maintenance Manager

Bevan joined Eastcliffe in 2008 and oversees Village maintenance.


Eastcliffe Complaints Policy

See the attached documents to download the Eastcliffe Complaints Policy:

Village Complaints policy in Word Format

Village Complaints policy in PDF format