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Student returns with jazz group and own compositions

Chris Marshall Reporter from Taupō Times

Ex-Taupōnui-a-Tia College student Denholm Orr will present a series of his own compositions in Taupō on October 10.

Orr will lead 'Silhouette' a six-piece jazz band consisting of members from Taupō, Rotorua and Auckland playing his modern jazz compositions ranging from swing, to Latin, to funk.

The concert at St Andrew's Church, Titiraupenga Street from 5-6pm will include light refreshments from 4.30pm.

Entry is $10 at the door, cash only.

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Guide for Carers

The Team from Office for Seniors

The Ministry of Social Development has recently updated the Guide for Carers, a valuable resource for those who care for family, whānau, āiga or friends with a health condition, a disability, an injury, or a physical or mental illness.

It covers a range of topics such as financial help, assessing needs, getting help at home and being able to take a break from caring.

The Guide for Carers is available online now: bit.ly...

For more information about resources like this and other advice, read our SuperSeniors newsletter: bit.ly...

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