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Nearly a third of Kiwis want to know their neighbours

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 4:08 pm | YMCA

Almost one in three New Zealanders say they want to know their neighbours but feel they haven’t had the opportunity, according to new survey results. More >>

YMCA North appoints Julian Baldey to lead into growth

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 10:34 am | YMCA

YMCA North (formerly YMCA Auckland Inc.) has named the former chief operating officer of Medirest New Zealand, Compass Group as its new chief executive officer. More >>

YMCA To Provide Care During Teacher Strike August 15th

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:00 pm | YMCA

YMCA To Provide Care During Teacher Strike August 15th, 2018 The principal and teacher’s union NZEI Te Riu Roa has voted to extend a planned three-hour strike on August 15 to a full day. More >>

1,000 Kiwis have Jumpstarted their health

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 9:48 am | YMCA

Jumpstart, the national diabetes health and lifestyle programme created by the YMCA Auckland and healthcare company Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd, has reached a milestone this week with it’s 1000th participant signing up. More >>

Wellington woman fights to give her health a Jumpstart

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:45 pm | YMCA

Erin McMenamin (72) of Lower Hutt, Wellington has a health history that shows she’s a fighter, from operations on her knees and hands to battling cancer, undergoing spinal and living with diabetes. More >>

YMCA wins Outstanding Swim School Award

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 5:47 pm | YMCA

YMCA received top national honours at a ceremony on Friday 27 April, taking home the Outstanding Swim School Award from the NZ Swim Coaches and Teachers Association. More >>

Jumpstarters graduate in Mt. Roskill

Friday, 27 April 2018, 11:31 am | YMCA

Twelve people have graduated from Jumpstart at the YMCA Cameron Pools, Mount Roskill, joining over 950 other Kiwis who have already completed the 10-week diabetes health management programme across the country in the last three years. More >>

YMCA Christchurch Brings Back the Spirit of the Past

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 8:53 am | YMCA

This ANZAC Day at the dawn ceremony in Cranmer Square the autumn chill will be warmed by YMCA volunteers giving out free hot chocolate. As per previous years we anticipate giving away over 1000 cups of cocoa before 6am, to anyone who needs something warm ... More >>

Whānau weighs in on Jumpstart

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:44 pm | YMCA

The Pikia whānau of Invercargill is taking control of its health and wellness by participating in Jumpstart, a diabetes health management programme that was launched a year ago at the Tay Street YMCA. More >>

New Youth Development Programme in Porirua

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:58 am | YMCA

Peter Posner World YMCA President has been on a tour of New Zealand. Mr. Posner has stopped off to officially open the YMCA’s Raise Up programme in Canons Creek,Porirua. More >>

YMCA network receives child-safe accreditation

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:00 pm | YMCA

The YMCA Auckland and Waikato network has taken a proactive step to reaffirm its commitment to child safety by becoming New Zealand’s first accredited Safeguarding Children organisation through the internationally-renowned Australian Childhood Foundation ... More >>

YMCA finalist in multiple national exercise industry awards

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 3:04 pm | YMCA

Four YMCA Auckland trainers and facilities have been named finalists in the upcoming New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards. More >>

Auckland community cultural festival honoured with award

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:19 pm | YMCA

The Albert-Eden Schools Cultural Festival has received a national Outstanding Event Award from the New Zealand Recreation Association at its awards ceremony on Thursday 9 November. More >>

Young designer wins at NZ Fashion Weekend

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:40 pm | YMCA

Seventeen-year-old Zoe Beck has taken out top honours in the Walk the Line fashion show at New Zealand Fashion Weekend on September 2. More >>

YMCA Auckland city facilities undergo repairs

Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:33 pm | YMCA

YMCA Auckland city facilities undergo repairs Repairs to YMCA Auckland’s central city premises in Pitt Street will begin this week following storm damage which uncovered the presence of asbestos. More >>

Auckland youth programme wins NZ Youth Award

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:42 am | YMCA

YMCA Auckland’s Raise Up youth programme has received a 2017 New Zealand Youth Award from Youth Minister Nikki Kaye in Wellington on 11 April. More >>

YMCA Swim Schools receive Swimming New Zealand award

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:26 am | YMCA

YMCA Swim Schools in Auckland has received a Quality Swim Schools award at the 2017 Swimming New Zealand Awards. More >>

Jumpstart goes national to support diabetes health

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 11:52 am | YMCA

The successful diabetes health programme Jumpstart is going national with programmes starting in Wellington and Invercargill on 7th February, and Christchurch on 1st May. More >>

YMCA Christchurch a Champion of Young People

Friday, 23 September 2016, 4:12 pm | YMCA

The YMCA of Christchurch was acknowledged among peers and business leaders on Wednesday night as winners of the Champion Canterbury Medium/Large Charity Award. More >>

Family Camp a winner with Outdoor Awards

Monday, 12 September 2016, 1:58 pm | YMCA

YMCA Auckland have won the Visitor Solutions Outstanding Event Award at the New Zealand Recreation Association Outdoor Awards on September 1st, proving that their focus on developing strong families has been recognised at a national level. More >>



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