The objective of Kapiti members, led by Celia Harlen, is to establish an Abbeyfield home in Kapiti which will provide affordable social housing to older people. Info on its national website.
Worldwide there are 9,000 residents living in 850 Abbeyfield Homes in 18 countries and 12.000 people give time and support as Abbeyfield volunteers.
Here Cr David Scott talks with former Kapiti mayor Iride McCloy. (Mary Skertchly pic)