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Remember Your Loved Ones This Christmas


Media Release
19 November 2008

Remember Your Loved Ones At Manukau Memorial Gardens This Christmas

Manukau Memorial Gardens invite residents to take time-out during the Christmas rush to remember and reflect on those loved ones who won’t be with them during the festive season.

A Remembrance Day will be held at the gardens on Sunday, 7 December and the chapel will be open between 10am and 5pm.

Inspired by similar days held in other large cities overseas, this is the second year Manukau Memorial Gardens have held Remembrance Day

Manager of the gardens Noelene Mudgway extends a warm invitation to all Counties Manukau residents. “Everyone is welcome to visit our chapel and take some time-out to remember their loved ones this festive season.”

Christmas trees will be set-up in the chapel foyer and visitors will have the opportunity to place an angel or star accompanied by a personal message to their loved ones on the tree. A gold coin donation will be accepted on behalf of Variety – the children’s charity – Counties Manukau district.

Remembrance services will be held at 10am, 1pm and 3pm. However visitors are welcome to visit the chapel at anytime between 10am and 5pm.

What: Remembrance Day at Manukau Memorial Gardens
When: Sunday, 7 December
10am to 5pm
Where: Manukau Memorial Gardens,
357 Puhinui Road,
Papatoetoe

ENDS

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