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Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.
That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.
Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?
Where: Midland Park in the city
When: 12.30pm Wednesday 25th September
Register today at alzheimers.org.nz
Let’s make dementia top of mind.
We want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around Aotearoa.
Wattie’s generously donated a further 25,000 cans taking the total number collected to over 56,000 cans.
An annual History Day at St Peter’s Village Hall. This year the showcase is on the history of
THE SPORTS CLUBS OF PAEKĀKĀRIKI
On display will be many sports photos, written history and relics. You’re invited to bring your own to share too.
On rotation will be 14 general archival film clips from 1924 to 1967.
At 3pm afternoon tea is provided and the opportunity for folk to share their sporting memories with everyone.
At 3.30, four National Film Unit newsreels shot here will be shown, dating from 1943 to 1963.
Michael O’Leary will be signing and selling reprinted copies of his book ‘The Streets of Paekakariki’ – $25.
This free event (Koha box) is brought to you by the combined efforts of the Station Precinct Trust, The Paekākāriki History Group and the Paekākāriki Community Trust
If you can think of anyone who may be less mobile then please offer them a ride down to the hall.
Date: September 15
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Categories: Community, Family-friendly, Film
Venue St Peter’s Village Hall