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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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  • 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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