NZ – RDA Dunedin Easter Horse Show

On Saturday the 8th of April 2017 the Dunedin Riding for the Disabled Association held their Easter horse show, which the Rapid Relief Team were glad to be able to support. Around 100 people arrived to support the RDA and enjoy a day out – either riding their own horses, or watching family or friends riding theirs.   […]

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US – RRT Gothenburg Support Relay for Life

The Gothenburg RRT was once again privileged to help at Dawson County’s Relay for Life Event.  This year’s event took place in Lexington, NE on June 10, 2016. Hundreds of survivors, caregivers, and supporters of those with cancer showed up to participate in the event. As temperatures rose in the upper 90’s, over 30 cancer […]

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NZ – Tararua Trolley Derby

Saturday 29th October 2016 started as a typical showery spring day. Thankfully the sun soon made an appearance, to make a perfect day for racing down the hill. Once again Tiraumea Road Hill was going to be a place of activity and a gathering point for those supporting and participating in the annual Tararua Trolley Derby. […]

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NZ – Hawkes Bay Relay for Life

Relay for Life is an annual event to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer as well as those who have survived cancer. The event is run by the Cancer Society and always draws large crowds, whereever the region. A Relay was held in early April at the Hawkes Bay Sports Park, New […]

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CA – London MS Society Bike Ride

On July 23, 2016, as riders began another bike ride from Grand Bend to London, ON the Rapid Relief Team assisted the MS Team in London with setting up the finish line for later that day. The keen RRT volunteers started by assembling tents, tables, cutting fruit, preparing sandwich wraps, filling coolers of water & […]

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AU – RRT at Special Children’s Xmas Party Launceston

On Saturday 12th November 2016, RRT were privileged to be invited to support the Special Children’s Christmas party held at the Silverdome in Launceston, Tasmania. These parties have been held throughout Australia for over 20 years, and are also held in New Zealand. There are currently twenty Christmas Parties for Special Kids around the two […]

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AU – Carers Day Out Wollongong

On the 26th October, 2016, a team of RRT volunteers headed down to the Ribbonwood Centre in Dapto south of Wollongong to help support the Carers NSW 40 Years Celebration. Carers NSW is a not-for-profit organisation that works with all carers regardless of their age, location, life-stage or circumstances. This includes those caring for individuals […]

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