Timeline

    1984 - Ryman Healthcare founded by John Ryder and Kevin Hickman

    1996 - Opened first village offering full continuum of care – Rowena Jackson Retirement Village in Invercargill

    1996 - Investment by Direct Capital Partners and Ngai Tahu

    1999 - Listed on NZX, raising $25 million, market capitalisation $135 million, 1,600 shareholders

    1999 - Opened Malvina Major Retirement Village – first North Island village

    2003 - Entry into NZX 50

    2003 - Opened first Auckland village – Grace Joel Retirement Village

    2007 - Doubled target growth rate to 300 retirement village units and 100 resthome/hospital beds

    2007 - Opened flagship Edmund Hillary village in Auckland

    2009 - Entry into NZX 10

    2010 - Opened 21st village in Orewa

    2011 - Lifted growth rate to 550 units or beds per annum in New Zealand

    2011 - Acquired first site in Australia at Wheelers Hill, Melbourne

    2012 - Lifted growth rate to 700 units and beds per annum in New Zealand

    2013 - Construction under way at first Australian village

    2014 - Acquired second Melbourne site at Brandon Park

    2014 - Opened first Australian village - Weary Dunlop Retirement Village, Wheelers Hill

    2014 - Opened Bruce McLaren Retirement Village, Howick, Auckland

    2015 - First residents arrive at Possum Bourne village in Auckland and Bob Scott village in Wellington

    2016 - Bought third site in Melbourne at Burwood East

    2016 - First residents arrive at Charles Upham village in Rangiora and Bert Sutcliffe in Auckland

    2016 - Historic Moondah Estate at Mt Eliza bought by Ryman

    2016 - Bought Coburg site in Melbourne

    2017 - Bought sixth site in Victoria at Geelong

    2017 - Bought seventh site in Victoria at Mt Martha

    Today - Over 4,500 staff and 10,000 residents; paid $500 million of dividends since listing; market capitalisation more than $4.0 billion; 30 retirement villages in New Zealand and Australia; over 14,500 shareholders.

    Village Openings

    1986 Woodcote

    1991 Essie Summers

    1993 Margaret Stoddart

    1994 Frances Hodgkins

    1996 Rowena Jackson

    1999 Malvina Major and Ngaio Marsh

    2000 Shona McFarlane

    2001 Rita Angus

    2002 Hilda Ross

    2003 Grace Joel

    2005 Princess Alexandra

    2006 Jane Winstone

    2007 Anthony Wilding, Edmund Hillary and Julia Wallace

    2008 Ernest Rutherford

    2009 Jean Sandel, Jane Mander and Evelyn Page

    2011 Yvette Williams and Kiri Te Kanawa

    2012 Bob Owens and Diana Isaac

    2013 Charles Fleming

    2014 Weary Dunlop and Bruce McLaren

    2015 Possum Bourne and Bob Scott

    2016 Charles Upham and Bert Sutcliffe

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