Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Going Back to Hawaii, Courtesy of Iluka IGA

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Going Back to Hawaii, Courtesy of Iluka IGA

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Byline: Clair Morton clair.morton@dailyexaminer.com.au

THE luck of Iluka has rubbed off on new residents Jim and Patrizia Reimer, who have landed a holiday to Hawaii thanks to a purchase made at the local IGA.

Living here was a dream in itself for the couple; they actually bought their house at Iluka seven years ago.

"We've wanted to move here since we bought it," Mr Reimer said.

"We own 30 acres (12ha) at Mullumbimby and ... it took a while to (get down)."

Having moved to the region just a few months ago, they are still settling in, with Patrizia working in aged care and Jim building his local profile as a carpenter.

So when they got a call last week to say their family was the lucky recipient of one of 12 holidays being given away by IGA stores nationwide, it took a while to sink in.

"I couldn't believe it, it was amazing," Mr Reimer said.

"I've never won anything. My wife is lucky but hasn't won anything this big before. …

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