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Carmel Events

Congratulations to Gillian and Mike as they announce they have become husband and wife!!

Our Carmel Put and bowling afternoon. Twilight indoor and outdoor bowls and putting followed by a suprise sausage sizzle. Lots of residents trying new sports. 

Carmel Quiz night

A great evening of fun, lots of residents came out for the first of our new events.

Winners were the 4 Tigers, followed by Old Bros then joint 3rd were the Wrinklies and Rosedale!  

Carmen one of our residents cats helping Paul with the Gardening and taking a liking to his wagon too!


St Patricks evening at Carmel .....enjoying fun times !!

February 2018 and our red hat ladies are on their golfing day out, brushing up on their putting skills and having fun followed by lunch at a beach cafe and then a visit to catch up with an old friend.


Melbourne Cup 2017

Gary and Don counting the bets....a busy afternoon at Carmel!

A sunny walk around the village......with a peep of the Mount

Gardens starting to look colouful again.... 


Mystery trip to the 3D trick Art Gallery- a fun time had by all !

mid winter christmas dinner

Winter colour at Carmel

Almas beautiful flowers, even more this year!

Thank you Alma for sharing them with us :)  

Rotorua day trip

Garden lovers - march meeting

red hat ladies march day out

Saturday morning keep fit

St Patricks day fun

Sponsoring the Matua Bowling club

Open Optional Triples Tournament taking place today in the beautiful sunshine with prize giving to follow later this afternoon.

Residents enjoying the new line dancing afternoon

Garden lovers group - decorative hat morning tea

 The girls enjoying themselves on


New Years Eve 2016 !!

Carmel Christmas Dinner 2016

Monday's indoor bowls proving to be a popular afternoons activity....

The Red Hat Ladies Christmas morning tea and change of leadership from Big Anne to Little Ann......

Christmas 2016 has arrived at Carmel......

Hawaiian Gala Dinner being enjoyed by some of our girls.........

A thank you bouquet presented to Noeline who has retired from looking after our library....

and enjoying an afternoon tea with friends, family and staff.....

Novembers ladies Red hats at Pacifica nursery and cafe.

Our bowlers and Croquet players taking advantage of a warm morning......

Our Red Hat Dames enjoying a sunny morning out

McLaren Falls was this trips destination.....

Followed by lunch at a local venue....

Some gorgeous chain cactus flowers grown by one of our residents.... how they brighten up a winters morning - thank you Alma

A beautiful rainbow on a very dark morning at Carmel.....

Community Centre main hall set out for our residents with clothes from Roselyn Fashions

Ice cream break during film night

Residents enjoying lunch in the sunshine on a Terry Tours trip to the Woodlands Historic Homestead on 29th April, after already having had morning tea at the Kaimai Cheese Company Café, Waharoa.

What a great day was had by all.......

Woodlands Historic Homestead, enjoying the history of a beautiful old building.

Carmel transformed into a Wedding Venue last weekend - what a wonderful way to celebrate a New Year!

Beautiful Wedding flowers

Christmas street party December 2015

Enjoying the evening sunshine 

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser here at Carmel

John collecting the gold coin entry donations

A fantastic village turn out!

Jason helping Gwen Walker celebrate her 100th Birthday with a special afternoon tea.

A resident couple model at our recent fashion show 

September's ladies Red Hat outing. Enjoying a well earned lunch 

Photo taken on a recent trip to Wellington by Terry Tours 

October's Red Hat trip for lunch by the sea

Red Hat ladies ready to go out for the day in the April sunshine

Enjoying their lunch at a local venue