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Tauranga teen wins Walk the Line at NZ Fashion Weekend

Seventeen-year-old Zoe Beck has taken out top honours in the Walk the Line fashion show at New Zealand Fashion Weekend on September 2. 

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YMCA Auckland Annual General Meeting

YMCA Auckland will be holding its annual general meeting on Thursday 5 October. All welcome.

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Aktive support for targeted health programme

A new initiative is helping the South Asian community get active and lower their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, and it’s all thanks to funding provided by Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation for YMCA’s Jumpstart programme. 

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Time out at Camp Adair

For Jake Zalkalnins, a 10 year old from west Auckland, six days at YMCA’s Camp Adair during the winter school holidays was an unforgettable experience that involved nothing more than the simple joy of being a kid.

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Creating healthy habits in early learners

Every parent knows well the daily struggle to get kids to eat their fruit and veggies. Coupled with perceptions regarding cost, preparation time and taste, consuming the recommended three servings of vegetable and two pieces of fruit per day can seem like an insurmountable hurdle for families.

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North Shore teens hit world stage at NZ Fashion Weekend

Twenty North Shore teenagers are taking their event management skills to the world stage as they head to NZ Fashion Weekend to manage the annual Walk the Line runway fashion show on 2 September.

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Spring edition of Community magazine out now!

The Spring edition of YMCA Auckland's Community magazine is out now, and CEO Peter Fergusson has some thoughts on wellbeing. 

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Improving access to swimming and water safety lessons

YMCA Auckland has partnered with Plunket Auckland to offer half-price swimming and water safety lessons to Plunket clients with children aged 3 months to 5 years.

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Auckland swim teacher receives national award

YMCA Auckland swim teacher Liam Blain-Caunce has received national recognition for his contributions to aquatic education and water safety by taking out the 2017 AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics Award on 15 July.

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A new start with Jumpstart

Since joining the Jumpstart diabetes education and lifestyle programme at her local YMCA, 77 year-old Tirita Coombe has found a new lease on life. 

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Onehunga spa pool closed after legionella bacteria detected

A spa pool at the Auckland Council-owned Onehunga War Memorial Pool and Leisure Centre has been closed following the detection of legionella bacteria.

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Youth-run music event showcases local bands

Auckland high school bands, musicians and singers are set to showcase their talent in June and July at live music events across the city organised by youth and open to local teenagers.

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