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Edmund Hillary knitters’ lockdown twiddle mat mission takes off

23 Jun 2020
Resident stories | 2 min read

Edmund Hillary knitters’ lockdown twiddle mat mission takes off

It started off as something a bit different to make during lockdown, b...

18 Jun 2020
Resident stories | 3 min read

Keith’s long walk back to fitness

As Hilda Ross resident Keith Cocker sets out on his second walk of the...

19 May 2020
Resident stories | 2 min read

Neville’s lockdown laps inspire

It started out as a way to build a routine and maintain fitness during...

15 May 2020
Resident stories | 2 min read

Veda’s century celebrated in lockdown

It may not have been the 100th birthday celebration that Evelyn Page r...

24 Apr 2020
Resident stories | 2 min read

Ross reveals his role in the Malaya Emergency

It was an ad in the paper looking for volunteers to go to Malaya that ...

24 Apr 2020
Resident stories | 3 min read

Flying skills land Richard a famous film role

Becoming a pilot was Richard Lambert’s sole ambition for as far back a...

24 Apr 2020
Resident stories | 3 min read

A true survivor

James ‘Curly’ Easton was born on the 12th December 1916 in Kirkentillo...

24 Apr 2020
Resident stories | 2 min read

Korean reunion proves therapeutic for Bill

It was a trip back to Korea in 2002 that finally got Bill Cooke to ope...

12 Mar 2020
Resident stories | 1 min read

Linda Jones bowlers take out the trophy

A three-man team from Linda Jones Retirement Village has taken out the...

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Ryman Healthcare was founded in Christchurch in 1984 and owns and operates 36 retirement villages in New Zealand and Australia. Ryman villages are home to 11,600 residents, and the company employs more than 6,000 staff.

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