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Thursday July 30, 2015

Flash mob fires-up Rita Angus

DANCE: Residents of Rita Angus Retirement Village in DAT FUNK: Earlier this week residents who take part in the Triple GOT THE MOVES: Eight residents got involved in the Kilbirnie show off their moves. PHOTOS: Sam Duff A exercise programme performed a flash mob dance. flash mob. By Sam Duff

The music began, heads turned, dancers appeared. Residents of Rita Angus Retirement Village in Kilbirnie got their funk on earlier this week

when they performed a flash mob dance. A flash mob involves a group of people suddenly assembling in a public space and dancing together to music. Eight residents who are in-

volved in Ryman Health Care’s Triple A exercise programme, took part in the performance. Margot Boock, from Rita Angus, says the flash mob was part of an open day held at the retirement village in which local

Road patrollers recognised Every school day students give up their time to help more than 30,000 children successfully travel to and from Wellington’s primary schools. On Friday August 7 these volunteer school patrollers will be thanked for keeping the roads around their schools safe for fellow students. Wellington City Council and NZ Police have organised an Orange Day celebration for 1300 children who will march through

the city in the annual street parade. The patrollers will gather outside Parliament, each with their own banner and chants before parading along Lambton Quay and Willis Street to Civic Square. Wellington City Council will host a celebration event at the Michael Fowler Centre and prizes will be awarded for the best road patrol of the year, best school presence, and the best banners in the parade.

businesses were invited along to present their goods and services to residents. “We wanted people to know that in their retirement they can enjoy themselves and focus on things that are fun to do but are

also good for their minds.” Paper Plus Kilbirnie, Commonsense Organics, Kilbirnie Unichem and Harvey World Travel were just a few of the local Kilbirnie businesses that had stalls at the open day.

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