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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.

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YMCA aims to protect seniors from falls

Fitness is key to mobility, but for those reaching their senior years extra attention should be placed on avoiding injury from falls.

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Two minute net weight challenge

How much weight can you lift in two minutes? Try our monthly member challenge.

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Fighting fit and celebrating 60 years of marriage

At the Ellerslie Leisure Centre managed by YMCA, Trevor Anderson is famous for rowing 1.8
million metres on the rowing machine. But it’s not the only milestone he’s managed to clock up - next week he’ll be celebrating 60 years with wife Monica.

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YMCA Challenge of the Month: one minute row

What's the maximum distance possible you can row in one minute? Try our challenge of the month and aim to beat your best each week.

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ANZ Staff Foundation supports youth development

Ask Greg Alford, ANZ’s Director of Institutional Relationships, why he supports YMCA’s efforts to empower young people and he doesn’t have to think long for an answer: “We all benefit from helping young people prepare for their future.  Giving them the opportunity to develop leadership and other life skills is a great way to build strong communities.

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CEO chat: investing in what matters

Welcome to the first edition of Community for 2018 - our online newsletter keeping you up to date with everything happening around the YMCA.

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Calling all superheroes! Run Round the Bays with YMCA

Don your superhero cape, run with YMCA and show young people that anything is possible. Entry includes a race pack, superhero cape, transport from the Mt Albert or North Shore YMCA and a BBQ at the finish line

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Auckland city receives boost as indoor stadium reopens

Recreation in Auckland’s CBD has received a boost following the reopening of YMCA’s Pitt St stadium after a $2 million roof repair and refurbishment. 

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YMCA Auckland and Waikato network receives child-safe accreditation

The YMCA Auckland and Waikato network has taken a proactive step to reaffirm its commitment to child safety by becoming New Zealand’s first accredited Safeguarding Children organisation through the internationally-renowned Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF). 

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Teen volunteer prepares to pay it forward

When 17-year-old Fangapulotu Pau’u joined YMCA’s youth development programme – Raise Up – she never imagined the experience would lead her to a major award.

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Holiday programmes a hit with working families

Summer. It’s the season of fun in the sun and holidays at the beach. But for working families, summer can also be a long slog spent juggling work and looking after the kids. Community recently caught up with Celeste and Emma, two mothers who work full-time, to discuss the challenges, and how YMCA holiday programmes and camps are helping them survive the summer

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When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Back in May, Steve had come from a depressing doctor’s visit and knew he needed to do something. He needed to look for a gym to help with his frustrating knee pain and to better manage his diabetes. Steve walked into the YMCA, little did he realise that a Jumpstart class was about to start.

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