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20th April, 2013
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Elderly must be on alert, Greypower warns
president Miles Jackson said
the case highlighted how vul-
nerable some elderly were,
and the scale of his offending
was quite worrying''.
We are always advising the
elderly to be on alert for these
types of things and bring it to
our notice, so we can nip it
in the bud or get the right
Mr Jackson said some eld-
erly people were vulnerable
and gullible. They are per-
haps living on their own, they
have no relatives or anything
like that, and these individu-
als prey on them.''
Family is on
Reunion hits right note
By CATE BROUGHTON
FAMILY TIES: Pat and Coral Dugan. The
Dugan family will bring their talent
together for a special reunion show this
GOLDEN TOUCH: Brendan Dugan performing at last year's Golden Guitar award finals.
AT 86, veteran entertainer and
singing coach Pat Dugan says he is
still going strong.
This Sunday, the patriarch of the
song-loving Dugan family will join
son Brendan and daughter Annette
Dugan-Mick for a family reunion
show at the Rangiora RSA.
Mr Dugan said the return of his
daughter Annette to New Zealand
from her home in the United States
had prompted Brendan to organise
Brendan, a legend of New Zealand
country music, has been performing
for four decades.
He was named entertainer of the
year in 1985.
Pat, who began his musical career
at the age of 10 -- winning a music
competition at the Christchurch
Civic Theatre -- said he passed on his
love for music to both children.
Pat's wife, Coral, said that both
of her children had always been
Brendan won a place on the New
Faces television show in 1968 with
his rendition of Four Strong Winds.
While Annette had not performed
for many years, she was encouraged
to join Brendan and Pat for the
By the age of 14, she was singing
on television shows Discovery and
Now 59 and with four adult chil-
dren, and grandchildren in the
United States, Annette had decided
to return to New Zealand for an
This prompted Brendan, who is
now based in Papamoa, to organise
The Rangiora show will include
solos from each of the Dugans, with
Pat performing mainly Irish ballads,
and Brendan and Annette singing
mostly country, with a bit of rock.
Coral said she loved to sing, but
left the public performances to the
rest of her family.
It had been about seven years
since the trio had performed together
and Pat said that it would be a
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