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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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  • Thrilling Quiz Night with 40 contestants
    Remuera Gardens
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    21 June 2021

    Thrilling Quiz Night with 40 contestants

    The Quiz Night is one of the most popular monthly events at Remuera Gardens. On Monday the village hosted its third “Believe it or Not” quiz with 40 people participating. Family and friends are invited too! Next quiz night Monday 19th July.
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  • Meet David, the woodturner at Epsom Village
    Epsom Village
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    18 June 2021

    Meet David, the woodturner at Epsom Village

    David Harmes has been able to fulfil his childhood dream at Epsom Village: woodworking. He spends a few hours every week at the Village’s workshop creating gorgeous ornamental pieces, old-fashioned children’s toys, and unique designs such as the Concentric Spheres. His motto: “If a human can do it, I can too!”.
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  • Vintage cars and lunch at a Jukebox Diner
    Remuera Gardens
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    09 June 2021

    Vintage cars and lunch at a Jukebox Diner

    The Wednesday Wanderers at Remuera Gardens went on a day trip to Hamilton to visit the Classics Museum. The museum has over 100 cars for display and an extensive collection of petrol, pedal cars and early pinball machines.
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  • Going green at our retirement villages
    Epsom Village
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    08 June 2021

    Going green at our retirement villages

    At Real Living we also try to play our part in protecting the environment. Our retirement villages at Epsom, Remuera and Warkworth have a complimentary electric car for the residents to use. The Electric VW Golf, known as the e-golf, is the car that Epsom Village started using at the beginning of April.
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  • Pakuranga Park raises money for the Breast Cancer Foundation
    Pakuranga Park
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    27 May 2021

    Pakuranga Park raises money for the Breast Cancer Foundation

    Pakuranga Park hosted a very successful Pink Ribbon Breakfast on Thursday to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. About 80 residents participated in the event. They all enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared by Bradley and his team at the village café. Main meal was Eggs Benedict on salmon or bacon, with a vegetarian option of mushrooms. The village raised $1300, how impressive!
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  • Learning new computer skills at Warkworth Oaks
    Warkworth Oaks
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    25 May 2021

    Learning new computer skills at Warkworth Oaks

    Warkworth Oaks residents enjoyed morning tea and a talk from Tech Buddies on Tuesday 25th May. The presentation concentrated on managing emails, scam prevention, computer upgrades, internet security as well as issues with mobile phones and laptops. Tech Buddies had so many questions from residents they didn’t manage to cover all the subjects they hoped, and they will need to come back at a later date.
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  • A four storey mural for the Ruru apartment
    Pakuranga Park
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    21 May 2021

    A four storey mural for the Ruru apartment

    Auckland stencil artist Flox has created her largest interior mural to date in the new Ruru apartments at Pakuranga Park. The piece is twelve metres high and six metres wide and it brings the Ruru (native owl or morepork) name to life. The mural, a vibrant portrayal of native birds and plants, welcomes residents and visitors into the atrium.
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