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  • Kiwi Onion Dip, by Rosemary Dempsey
    Epsom Village
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    19 July 2021

    Kiwi Onion Dip, by Rosemary Dempsey

    Who can imagine a barbeque or a party without a bowl of homemade Kiwi Onion Dip? The creator of this all-time classic, Rosemary Dempsey, lives in Epsom Village. She’s the first resident to share a recipe for our new series “Real Ingredients” by Real Living.
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  • Warkworth Oaks likes to ‘boogie’
    Warkworth Oaks
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    14 July 2021

    Warkworth Oaks likes to ‘boogie’

    Boney M “By the rivers of Babylon” is one of the classic favourites that the residents of Warkworth Oaks enjoy dancing again and again. The village started a socially distanced 'boogie' class during the 2020’s lockdown and it was so successful that it became a permanent weekly meeting.
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  • Manukau Symphony Orchestra concert
    Remuera Gardens
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    13 July 2021

    Manukau Symphony Orchestra concert

    Remuera Gardens has a very enthusiastic Theatre Group that goes out at least once a month to see plays, musicals, concerts, or ballet. At the beginning of July, they attended a concert by the Manukau Symphony Orchestra, and they were all very impressed with Auckland-born pianist Henry Wong Doe.
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  • Finding new passions after you retire
    Warkworth Oaks
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    09 July 2021

    Finding new passions after you retire

    For many people, retirement is the perfect opportunity to cultivate a new passion. Elva Leaming enjoyed her career as a librarian, but now that she has more free time, she likes to dedicate it to her new hobby: drawing.
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  • The very best of… Real Living’s midwinter dinners
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    06 July 2021

    The very best of… Real Living’s midwinter dinners

    When they party, our residents do it with style, creativity and also a good sense of humour. These are the real ingredients behind the success of Real Living’s mid-winter dinners, celebrated during June and July at all our villages. Take a sneak peek at the best pictures!
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  • We're off to see the Wizard!
    Warkworth Oaks
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    03 July 2021

    We're off to see the Wizard!

    “There's no place like home” when you live in one of Real Living’s villages. Mahurangi College Students visited Warkworth Oaks recently to promote their production of The Wizard of Oz. How many generations of children have marched to the iconic song “We’re off to see the Wizard”?
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  • Take a look at: Pakuranga Park Bowling Club
    Pakuranga Park
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    30 June 2021

    Take a look at: Pakuranga Park Bowling Club

    Pakuranga Park Bowling Club has around 40 members who know everything about the benefits of this social sport. They’re not only keeping active and healthy by playing bowls on average three times per week, but they also have lots of fun in the meantime.
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  • Market Day full of homemade delicacies
    Remuera Gardens
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    28 June 2021

    Market Day full of homemade delicacies

    The sky may be looking grey, but the stalls were full of colours today at Remuera Gardens. The residents had all morning to browse through the stalls of homemade goodies and garments. One of the most visited stalls was the one that displayed all kinds of preserves and jams.
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  • Auckland Zoo visit
    Epsom Village
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    24 June 2021

    Auckland Zoo visit

    Epsom Village residents had a lovely sunny day at the zoo last Thursday. The giraffes, zebras, monkeys, and lemurs were some of the animals who were basking in the sun. Some lucky residents managed to spot the new baby rhino running around with her mum. Top favourite animals were the meerkat, cheetah, and the green iguana…which was much bigger than expected!
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