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Major surgery no match for 104-year-old

While the thought of major surgery would be daunting for many, the operating table was no big deal for 104-year-old Len Darr. Just three week’s...

A tribute to my mum

By Colleen Sandford Mum was born Caroline Harper Cox in Auckland, New Zealand on 19 October 1918. In her later years Mum marvelled that she...

Green veges, sherry the secret to a century

Green vegetables, sherry and lots of exercise are the key to a long life, says one local centenarian. Mrs Winifred Farrell, who turns 100 next...

Celebrating 101 years in style

It’s not every day you see a centenarian on a motorbike. But Stanley Hilliam was made a promise by his doctor that if he reached...

A mighty 102nd birthday celebration

Eating a bowl of porridge every morning is how Rhys Runciman says I will make it to 102-years-old - the same age he turned...

Frances shares 100 years of wonderful stories

Being born in the last year of World War I and being a young bride throughout World War II appears to have created an incredibly positive and resilient a centenarian.


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