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With so much going on at YMCA there is lot's to talk about. Whether its our youth, staff or the people who use us we're sure you'll be impressed.

Tree Planting

Camp Adair plants over 5,000 native trees this August

A collaboration between Auckland schools, funders and Camp Adair has increased the overall total of trees planted to 20,000

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Sports Camp Listing

South Auckland School children on a path to high performance sport

Three years in the planning finally came to life this week as the first Find Your Field of Dreams YMCA Sports Camps kicked off

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Arohanui Governance Listing 0922

YMCA Governance Update

We are delighted to welcome new talent and diverse experience to the Y Governance

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Better access to accessible gym thanks to YMCA partnership

Thanks to the Laura Fergusson Trust, YMCA Lynfield can now offer more accessible gym workouts.

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Raise Up Ball

Raise Up hosts inclusive ball for Hamilton high school students

A belief that balls should be for everyone inspired the Hamilton Raise Up crew to host their own

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Matt Williams 2022

YMCA Massey team member to represent NZ

YMCA Massey Basketball referee is heading to Warrington in October to represent New Zealand.

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Don Goldy

Don's Goldfit Journey

After a highly active life, Don's not sitting back despite strokes impacting his mobility. Read his inspiring story of how he's still hitting incredible milestones at age 88.

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Hamilton reception 0722

A huge variety of roles on offer

If you're looking to earn through being active, having fun and needing flexible hours, we'll have a role that suits you.

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Ponsonby Rugby

YMCA partners with Ponsonby Rugby Club in new initiative

Children keen to improve their rugby skills can benefit from our new school holiday programme launched in July

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Empowering rangatahi nationwide

What started as a social programme where young people put out events and activities for their peers in 2002, has come a long way since then. In its 20th year Raise Up is now a youth development programme focused on the development and growth of young people supported by crews of rangatahi. This year the Raise Up team gears up for the national rollout of Raise Up across Aotearoa.

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Email Tile Fitness article March 2022

Work out at home or get to the gym?

As we start to see the world recover and get to BAU, what does this mean for those of us who have found a sense of rhythm and routine in that lockdown chaos? For some of us, it is quite straightforward – thrilled to be back at the gym! But for some, this is still a bit blurry especially when you have started to enjoy those outdoor walks, bike rides or online classes.

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Ken Durbin Director

YMCA national treasure acknowledged in 2022 New Year's honours

The New Zealand Royal Honours system is unique to New Zealand. Honours lists are administered by the Honours Unit, which is part of the Cabinet Office. The honours lists are approved by The Queen of New Zealand on the Prime Minister's advice. This year YMCA North is excited that the New Year's Honours 2022 Companion of the Queen’s Service Order – For services to the community and youth, is awarded to our Board Member Kenneth James Durbin (Ken).

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