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14 October 2016


We are proud to announce that our Chairman and Founder, Fraser Sanderson, has been recognised by the New Zealand Aged Care Association at its 2016 Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards. Fraser is the inaugural winner of the TENA Legendary Contribution to the Aged Residential Care Sector Award for his outstanding contribution to the aged care sector for more than 10 years. Congratulations Fraser!


01 May 2016


Sanderson Group is proud to announce plans for a multi-million dollar, luxurious retirement village on Ladies Mile just outside of Frankton.This development which is expected to cost in excess of $250m is being spearheaded by Fraser Sanderson of Sanderson Group.

Sanderson Group Chairman, Fraser Sanderson says the proposed development will include approximately 250 architecturally designed stand-alone homes, 60 luxury apartments and an 80 bed rest home, hospital and dementia care facility. This exclusive development is proposed to include a luxurious clubhouse complete with restaurant, café, movie theatre, snooker room, bowling green and croquet lawn. A separate health spa with an indoor heated lap pool accompanied by massage, hairdressing and therapy facilities is also planned. Several other community facilities are also planned to service the wider community.

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01 December 2015

It’s hard to believe Summer has arrived and the Christmas Festive Season is upon us once again.

This year has been an immensely busy one for the Bethlehem Shores team and we’re delighted with our progress. We believe we’re well on the way towards Bethlehem Shores being the finest retirement Village in New Zealand.

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01 September 2015


The construction team are moving full steam ahead with their preparation of land for Stage Two, with house designs and lots already selling well. As expected, there has been considerable early interest in Stage Two with its proximity to the Club House and the introduction of new home layouts makes choosing a lifestyle at Bethlehem Shores attainable for most discerning buyers.

It is with much excitement that we are now able to announce the construction of the Bethlehem Shores Club House and Health Spa is almost due to begin. We anticipate earth works will begin towards the end of this year and construction will commence in early 2016.

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10 July 2015


As many of you are aware our focus over the last two years has largely been on Bethlehem Shores, Tauranga’s most luxurious retirement village. The success of this village has been absolutely overwhelming and we are delighted to have 31 homes currently occupied or under construction. It’s something we’re extremely proud of considering it’s only been 12 months since construction started. To find out more about Bethlehem Shores view our website at www.bethlehemshores.co.nz .

We’re also proud to announce Bethlehem Country Club is now operating at 100% capacity with all construction completed. Offering a beautiful club house with gym, indoor swimming pool, bowling green, croquet lawn plus many more indoor leisure activities this truly is a fabulous community to be part of. It’s lovely to see the warm and welcoming community that has developed within Bethlehem Country Club.

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23 October 2014


Bethlehem Views is proud to have won the Jackson Van Interiors Design and Build awards at the National Aged Care Conference in Wellington Held on 15th – 18th Oct 2014

This award is a reflection and a testament to the tireless work that the Fraser Sanderson, Diane Rodger, Eliza Benfell & Ruth Thomas put into building the Bay of Plenty’s first purpose built dementia care unit. ‘We always knew we had something very special, but this award reaffirms this unique facility really is among the best dementia care units in New Zealand’ say Diane Rodger, General Manager of Care Services. We’re all extremely proud of this achievement and to be receiving accolades like this at a national level is something that we’re all extremely proud of.

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15 October 2014


I am delighted to share that Omokoroa Country Estate retirement village has won the "Best Community Project" for the NZ Gardener awards, and we are now one of the 5 finalists for the overall winner.

The winner is the finalist who gets the most votes from the Public.

Votes close on 29 October, and only Kiwi residents can vote.

So, please please please vote for us, and please ask your friends and family to vote too.

It's really simple - just follow this link http://nzgardener.co.nz/gardener-of-the-year/

It is great advertising for us, and by voting you could win a Tui Garden Pack worth $500.

Thank you all in anticipation of your vote!

01 August 2014


Sanderson Group is proud to welcome its first residents to Bethlehem Shores, Tauranga’s new waterfront village for the active retiree. Glenis & Selwyn Wadsworth are ‘absolutely delighted’ with their new home and are looking forward to the next residents moving in soon.

Offering one of the finest retirement lifestyles on New Zealand it’s easy to see why the demand for Bethlehem Shores has been so high. Located on the Shores of Tauranga Harbour in Bethlehem the site is so convenient and centrally located to Vineyards, Scenic Walk Ways and Mt Maunganui. Bethlehem Shores will offer unsurpassed facilities and architecturally designed stand-alone homes and apartments for those who want the best retirement lifestyle possible.

An extensive building programme is in place and with 8 houses either completed or currently under construction there is bound to be many more completed by the end of the year.

01 July 2014


The highlight of last month was the Glitz & Glam mid-winter ball at Bethlehem Views Rest Home & Dementia Care Facility. The ball was attended by more than 100 rest home residents, family of rest home residents and Sanderson Group staff. The ball gave residents the opportunity to share something special with their families, to celebrate life and most importantly, have fun.

The scene was set with a brightly lit Christmas tree, fabulous decorations throughout the foyer and dining room, festive music and staff dressed in their finest ball attire. Event organisers arranged Joy Adams, Country Music singer to come in and perform for the evening.

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16 June 2014

Sanderson Group had would like to take this opportunity to welcome Brendon Russo to the team. Brendon joins the team as Marketing Manager and will be responsible for advertising, promotion, sponsorship and communication both internally and externally. He has recently returned to New Zealand after completing his O.E in the United Kingdom, although he had the trip of a life time he is enjoying being back at home in the Waikato.

We’re pleased to report our first open homes at Bethlehem Shores were a huge success. The feedback we received on this beautiful village was overwhelming and we’re all delighted with the way the village is progressing.

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16 May 2014


There is a real buzz around the company as we prepare to host the first Open Day for the latest village built by Sanderson Group, Bethlehem Shores. Bethlehem Shores aims to be the most luxurious lifestyle in New Zealand offering residents sea views, luxury houses and a lifestyle many can only dream of.

This fabulous village plans to have 160 stand alone villas, 60 apartments, a stunning club house and spa facilities. This extensive $30m project is the biggest development to date for Sanderson Group and such amazing progress being made to date we can’t help but be excited about Bethlehem Shores.

Come along and view out beautiful show home this weekend, 10am – 3pm, or call Liz turner, Sales Manager to arrange a time to view.

16 April 2014


The Sanderson Group are proud to have opened Tauranga’s first dementia care unit at Bethlehem views. This $6 million extension to Sanderson Group’s aged care facility has includes 20 dementia beds and an additional 16 hospital beds. Using all the latest technology and equipment we are able to provide the best quality care and ensure all our dementia care patients are well cared for with the benefit of a safe and secure environment. Beds are filling fast so if you would like to know more about this facility for you or a loved one don’t hesitate to contact us.