Meet the Aurum team

Patrick Houlahan, Director

Patrick has lived locally since the 1980s. He’s a business owner dedicated to making Clyde a vibrant, thriving place to call home – with current and past business interests in footwear retail, commercial property, cattle breeding, and exporting. Pat as a keen sportsman, having held several national lawn bowls titles. After identifying the need for a retirement village and aged care facility to serve Clyde and Alexandra, he helped secure our eight-hectare site in Clyde. As a major investor, Pat’s skin in the game is part of his passion for creating a true community for likeminded retirees.

Timothy Coughlan, Director

Timothy is a local Chartered Accountant, whose earlier years of invaluable experience at PwC, where he gained invaluable experience advising businesses across multiple sectors and countries on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. Working in banking since 2008 in London and New Zealand, Timothy specialised in leverage finance, cashflow forecasting and debt advisory – more recently focusing on financing senior living facilities across New Zealand. He knows what it takes to build welcoming homes for senior Kiwis. As a partner at a Central Otago accountancy firm, he lives nearby, leveraging his local networks to support the village.

Warren Galletly, Village and Sales Manager

Alexandra-based local, Warren has been appointed the Village and Sales Manager. Get in touch office onsite to discuss your next step. Go over villa options and design of the village layout. 

Proudly developed by HPA Group

HPA Group brings a two-decade wealth of knowledge as a professional retirement village and aged care developer and operator. The company will manage the build’s design and construction, then oversee running the village to the highest standards. 

The multi-disciplinary team has a solid track record of high-quality retirement living for discerning New Zealanders, including: 

  • Golden View Lifestyle Village, Cromwell 
  • Dunstan Hospital, Clyde 
  • McKenzie Lifestyle Village and McKenzie Healthcare , Geraldine, 
  • Lochlea Lifestyle Resort and Millstream Hospital, Ashburton 
  • Aspiring Enliven Care Centre, Wanaka 
  • Longridge Country Estate, Paeroa 
  • Amberley Country Estate, North Canterbury. 
  • Althorp Village, Tauranga 
  • Papamoa Beach Gardens, Tauranga 
  • Beetham Village and Healthcare, Gisborne (awarded Best Continuous Care Retirement Community Plan in New Zealand 2010)