Lifecare Residences NZ


LifeCare Residences NZ Limited (“LifeCare Residences”) is the parent company and operator of Waiheke Retirement Village.

Cliff Cook is the principal shareholder of LifeCare Residences which is held through his private holding company Private Health Care (NZ) Limited (“PHC”).  Cliff has over 35 years’ experience in the New Zealand healthcare and retirement village sectors. He was the founder of NZX listed Metlifecare Ltd and Chairman of The A2Milk Company.



Neville is the Managing Director of PHC, responsible for the Cook Family group’s diverse interests in aged care, property, industrial and technology sectors. Neville represents the continuation of the Cook Family legacy, having worked in retirement communities throughout his life.

Neville was previously Development Director of LifeCare Residences and successfully delivered flagship assets Remuera Rise in New Zealand and Battersea Place in London. Prior to this, he worked for several years in New Zealand for high-end hotel and apartment developers.



Steve is a Director and CFO of PHC and its management company NSI Management Limited, having joined the company in 2008. He is responsible for financial matters across the Cook Family’s group investments.

Steve spent his early career with Deloitte in New Zealand, as well as experience in the US and UK. Steve is a Charted Accountant and a CFA charterholder.



Alan has spent the past 20 years working in leadership roles in the retirement and aged care industries here in New Zealand. He is a highly experienced business leader with strong commercial acumen and business development skills. Additionally, he has well developed analytical and strategic skills backed by a balanced participative leadership style. His passion is finding and delivering the most balanced value proposition for shareholders, customers and employees.

As the former CEO of Metlifecare, Alan demonstrates these qualities. His vision and transformational leadership skills brought about substantial changes in the capital and ownership structure of Metlifecare, whilst simultaneously growing its asset base strongly.

Alan now serves in a governance capacity to some key clients in the private sector. Alan is the Chairman of Lifecare Residences NZ Limited.

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