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  • Volunteering at Auckland Hospital
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    03 December 2021

    Volunteering at Auckland Hospital

    Auckland City Hospital has 100 Blue Coats volunteers, way-finders who make sure that patients and visitors find their destination without stress. Epsom Village residents Margaret and Lesley are two of those volunteers. They love helping people and find this role extremely rewarding.
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  • Meet Neville, Epsom Village’s star swimmer
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    10 November 2021

    Meet Neville, Epsom Village’s star swimmer

    At 77 years of age, Neville swims 2km three times per week. While most of us are having our first coffee, he’s down at the beach to train. His devotion for exercise started when he was young: he has 11 marathons under his belt, innumerable medals, and he is the current New Zealand Ocean Swim Series champion in his age group.
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  • Halloween Parade and Happy Hour
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    02 November 2021

    Halloween Parade and Happy Hour

    Epsom Village celebrated Halloween with a spooky parade and Happy Hour. The residents dressed up as witches, skeletons, monsters and even a hippy lady from the seventies. After so many weeks in lockdown, the parade brought some long needed good laughs to the village.
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  • Kindness letters to combat loneliness
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    29 September 2021

    Kindness letters to combat loneliness

    We’re overwhelmed by the kindness shown by high school student Annabelle Liang. With the help of her friends, she has written more than 90 letters for Epsom Village residents to ease the loneliness of the lockdown. Thank you Annabelle, Jojo, Sebastian and Johnnie from King’s College for such a heart-warming initiative!
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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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