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  • Daffodil Day, covid-style
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    27 August 2021

    Daffodil Day, covid-style

    Daffodil Day symbolises hope for all New Zealanders impacted by cancer. Real Living villages found their own way to keep the tradition alive and raise funds for the Cancer Society. The team at Pakuranga Park wore groovy hats and paper daffodils to celebrate this special day with a lot of enthusiasm and a great sense of humour. The village raised almost $2500.
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  • Banana Caramilk cake, with Margaret Maggs
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    26 August 2021

    Banana Caramilk cake, with Margaret Maggs

    This month we're sharing a delicious recipe of Banana Caramilk cake with Margaret from Pakuranga Park. Margaret’s talent for baking and decorating cakes has impressed many staff and residents at the village. She’s such a good cook that her nephew, well-known conservationist Daryl Eason, took her to Codfish Island to participate in the efforts to save the kākāpō.
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  • A breathtaking display of contemporary New Zealand art
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    11 August 2021

    A breathtaking display of contemporary New Zealand art

    Pakuranga Park Village turned into a stunning Art Gallery yesterday afternoon. The community really enjoyed the opportunity to see the works of contemporary New Zealand artists such as Flox, one of the leading stencil-based artists in our country. According to Real Living Groups' director Chris Murphy, the exhibition is part of the Village's efforts to give back to the community.
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  • Roy Williams, Commonwealth gold medalist
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    06 August 2021

    Roy Williams, Commonwealth gold medalist

    Commonwealth gold medalist Roy Williams has just moved from Te Aroha to Pakuranga Park Village. He is the only kiwi to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the demanding decathlon. He’s settling into his new apartment in the village where he has been binge-watching the Tokyo Games, with a special interest in the new Olympic sports such as skateboarding.
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  • At the frontline of the Olympics
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    05 August 2021

    At the frontline of the Olympics

    Joan Gilchrist was a sports journalist who specialised in horse riding. She covered five Olympic Games including Los Angeles in 1984, when New Zealand was the top country in the world in the equestrian events. She’s been enjoying watching the Olympics from her villa at Pakuranga Park.
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  • Meet Bradley, Pakuranga Park’s Head Chef
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    23 July 2021

    Meet Bradley, Pakuranga Park’s Head Chef

    Pakuranga Park is hosting a Huntsman dinner tonight with rock oysters and New Zealand lamb rack in the menu. The Huntsman tickets always sell out a few hours after opening the reservations. Would you like to know why? Then read the story of Bradley Castle, Pakuranga Park’s Head Chef.
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  • Take a look at: Pakuranga Park Bowling Club
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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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  • Walking rally around 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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  • Pakuranga Park raises money for the Breast Cancer Foundation
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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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