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  • Crazy Cats happy Hour
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    19 August 2021

    Crazy Cats happy Hour

    Epsom Village celebrated International Cat Day with a special Happy Hour last week. Residents came dressed up as their favourite cat characters… including a special appearance by a real cat! Celebrated on August 8 every year, the day is used to raise public awareness about cats and to learn about ways to keep and protect them.
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  • Meet Laki, from in-house builder to aerobics instructor
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    16 August 2021

    Meet Laki, from in-house builder to aerobics instructor

    Laki Tualevao has worked as the renovator for Epsom Village for the last eight years. He loves his job so much that he has made countless friends in the village. Sometimes he joins the singing group with his favourite song and during last year’s lockdown he went the extra mile to make sure all the residents felt safe and happy.
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  • International Cat Day
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    09 August 2021

    International Cat Day

    Would you like to meet the two cheekiest residents at Epsom Village? If you wander around the gardens you may bump into Katsumi and Boscarelli, two lovely cats who have become quite popular among the residents. This weekend they celebrated International Cat Day with their favourite pastime: keeping warm in their owner’s cosy apartment.
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  • Real friendships
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    29 July 2021

    Real friendships

    Happy International Friendship Day! Real Living villages are full of real friendships, like the one that Gail and Colleen have. They met in Epsom Village almost 8 years ago and they became best friends. They love going to cafes and restaurants or just strolling around the village and sharing a coffee or a glass of wine.
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  • Madeleines Trio
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    28 July 2021

    Madeleines Trio

    Stunning performance by the Madeleines Trio at Epsom Village. The trio has worked internationally in musical theatre and now they’re back in New Zealand to perform wonderful songs from the 1920-1950s. The residents followed the popular melodies with big smiles and a bit of toe tapping.
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  • Kiwi Onion Dip, by Rosemary Dempsey
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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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  • Auckland Zoo visit
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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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  • Meet David, the woodturner at 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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  • Going green at our retirement villages
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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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