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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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  • Remuera Gardens spends the day at Karaka
    Remuera Gardens
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    16 June 2021

    Remuera Gardens spends the day at Karaka

    The Wednesday Wanderers at Remuera Gardens went on a day trip to Karaka last week. Karaka is a small rural town associated with horse studs as well as dairy and sheep farming. It’s also the location of the thoroughbred yearling sales at NZ Bloodstock Karaka Sales Complex.
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  • Warkworth Oaks residents learn about kauri forests
    Warkworth Oaks
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    11 June 2021

    Warkworth Oaks residents learn about kauri forests

    Warkworth Oaks residents truly enjoyed their trip to Matakohe Museum, the award-winning Kauri Museum. The residents were fascinated with the extensive collection of photos by one of the museum's founders and Warkworth resident Tudor Collins.
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  • Walking rally around Pakuranga Park
    Pakuranga Park
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    09 June 2021

    Walking rally around Pakuranga Park

    Around fifty residents at Pakuranga Park participated in a very exciting Walking Rally around the village. The course started at the Community Centre where the participants got a set of clues which they had to solve to know where to go next. The winners were The Odd Bods with Doreen, Denise and Helen.
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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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