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Raise Up Youth Week events across Auckland

Young people from YMCA’s youth development programme – Raise Up – are showing the power of teenagers during national Youth Week, 19-27 May, with a series of events for youth and by youth across Auckland. 

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A new era for YMCA

In mid-May YMCA bid a fond farewell to chief executive Peter Fergusson. After seven years at the helm of YMCA Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga, Peter made the tough decision to accept an opportunity as CEO with the Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Foundation

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Whānau weighs in on Jumpstart

The Pikia whānau of Invercargill is taking control of its health and wellness by participating in Jumpstart, a diabetes health management programme that was launched a year ago at the Tay Street YMCA. 

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Challenge of the month: two minute push ups

Push ups. You either love ‘em or hate them, but either way our May challenge of the month is really going to test your muscular and mental endurance.

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Stroke of luck gives Hamilton man a health Jumpstart

Hamilton man Steve Harvey, 52, knew he faced serious health problems after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and it would start affecting his life badly if he didn’t take action quickly.

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Good in the Hood for Auckland's youth

Fill up at a selected Z petrol stations this month and you'll be doing more than making your car go - you'll also be supporting YMCA youth and early childhood programmes across Auckland.

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Slam dunk for YMCA Massey after securing $35k in funding

Massey Leisure Centre managed by YMCA has received $35,005 to upgrade basketball equipment after a public voting competition run by The Trusts in West Auckland.

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YMCA named as one of the country's top swim schools

YMCA received top national honours at a ceremony on Friday 27 April, taking home the Outstanding Swim School Award from the NZ Swim Coaches and Teachers Association.

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Onehunga indoor pool reopens after storm damage

The team at Onehunga War Memorial Pools has been working hard behind the scenes to get the indoor pools reopened after the roof was damaged during a storm a few weeks ago. The indoor pools, spa and sauna will reopen from 5:15am, Friday 27 April.

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Leadership camp gives young people a confidence boost

Sixty-five teenagers from YMCA’s youth development programme – Raise Up – converged on Camp Adair in Auckland’s Hunua Ranges in mid-April for three days of leadership and confidence building activities.

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Onehunga War Memorial Pool facility update

During the storm on April 10 part of the roof at Onehunga War Memorial Pool was damaged. As a result, the indoor pool was closed one week prior to the scheduled closure for maintenance and refurbishment work. The Onehunga fitness centre and outdoor pool remain open.

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Jumpstarters graduate in Mount Roskill

Eleven people have graduated from Jumpstart this April at the YMCA Cameron Pools, Mt Roskill joining over 950 other Kiwis who have already completed the 10-week diabetes health management programme across the country in the last three years.

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