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Never seen anyone so pleased to get a box of breakfast cereal… Makes you think about others a bit more ….

While most of us want the best phone or the biggest TV for the holidays, there are a lot of people out there who just need the basics like food and clothing. So this year, instead of shopping for people who already have a lot… I decided to spend my …

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A beautiful book to own and read – Enter the draw to win…

Bungalow – From Heritage to Contemporary Photographs – Patrick Reynolds, Editor – Nicole Stock Published by Godwit Press, RRP $80.00 Review by Esther in the Eldernet Office. This book is divine. There is simply no other word for it. I could barely stop myself from stroking its pages. Reynolds is …

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Attention all Downton Abbey fans!! Win one of two CD’s of ‘Christmas at Downton Abbey’

Win one of two copies of Christmas at Downton Abbey 45 Tracks -2:19:19 www.warnermusic.co.nz   Carnival Films, producers of Downton Abbey, together with Warner Music TV today confirm the release of CHRISTMAS AT DOWNTON ABBEY, an official collection of festive hymns and classic carols evoking a simpler time, from the much …

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Myths of Dementia – Kate Swaffer, Global Dementia Advocate.

Published on Sep 30, 2014 In this webinar, originally broadcast on September 26, 2014, Kate Swaffer and guests talk about the common myths of dementia, why they are myths, and the truth behind them. This webinar is ideal for people newly diagnosed with dementia, their families, and those still seeking …

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Want to read lots of big words this christmas? enter the draw to win Russells book….

Revolution          Russell Brand Random House RRP $39.99   Let’s start honestly – I hated this book. Hated it so much I couldn’t even finish it. Even with a couple of flights up my sleeves I choose to re-read the Kia-Ora magazine than read another page of ranting, raving, swearing …

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For a trip down the memory lane of a childhood.

Toys are fun – but they are also serious business, as David Veart makes clear in this remarkable story of New Zealanders and their toys from Maori voyagers to twenty-first-century gamers. Deploying the tools of archaeology and oral history, Veart in Hello Girls and Boys! digs through a few centuries of pocket …

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