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Ymca Auckland City Exercise Nz Awards

YMCA Auckland City Takes out Two National Awards

We are very pleased and proud to be able to share the exciting news from the NZ Exercise Industry Awards, on the weekend. 

New Zealand’s most fit and energetic professionals were awarded for their efforts in helping motivate people to stay healthy and active at the annual New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards. The awards recognise professionals and organisations that have excelled in the fitness industry and demonstrated a notably positive impact on the lives of New Zealanders.


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YMCA Senior Cyclist Group

Our inaugural Senior Cyclist ride is steadily approaching on the 8th December @ 10:00am. We are looking for members and community to join us.

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Lynfield Sports Day

On Friday 7th October the Auckland City Never2old Group joined Lynfield in celebrating their 10th Birthday.

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Ymca City Fitness Auckland Seedling Planting

Spring Vege and Herb Plantings

On the 27th September our Auckland Holiday Programme planted our summer vegetable and herb garden. It was just one of the activities to learn about the environment. Come summer we should see some fantastic varieties of herbs, veges and edible flowers for our local community to use and foster. Be sure to keep and eye on the progress as these seeds turn into plants.

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Financial change saves money

Juggling the finances is a tricky game for many families. Shannon Keane, the Centre Manager at YMCA Manurewa Early Learning Centre, has witnessed firsthand just how tough it can be for families. She’s on close terms with many of them, and likes to help from month to month, as she can, to ensure that the debt doesn’t pile up.

Find out how YMCA is working with BNZ to improve financial literacy in the Manurewa community.

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Eight-year-old boy chooses charity donations over birthday presents

In lieu of presents from his friends, the eight-year-old from Pt Chevalier, who celebrated his eighth birthday in July, asked them to donate whatever money they wished to go to YMCA Auckland and its special programmes for families and children.

Find out how Jacob is helping young kids in his community with YMCA.

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Graduated, but still not leaving the Y

On Auckland’s North Shore, the Raise Up crew for 2014 consisted of 32 young people from a range of backgrounds.

One such energetic and enthusiastic Raise Up North Shore crew member, is 17 year old Victoria Cotter. She didn’t start out that way however. “Before I started with Raise Up, I was pretty shy,” says Victoria. I seemed outwardly confident, but I got really anxious inside. Sometimes I couldn’t even go up and ask for something in a shop!”

Find out more about Victoria Cotter's story

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