US – 2016 Autumn Wine Tasting Event in New York City

On October 13, 2016, the Rapid Relief Team from Westfield, NJ, was honoured to assist at the 22nd Annual Autumn Wine Tasting Event, at Gustavino’s on 59th Street of Manhattan, NYC. This fundraising event, successfully raised more than $500,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their many programs. St. Jude’s Hospital is a world-renowned organization, […]

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NZ – Tsunami Civil Defense Exercise Supported by RRT Invercargill

In August and September 2016, over 100 Civil Defence agencies and other organisations throughout New Zealand participated in Exercise Tangaroa to test New Zealand’s preparations for, response to, and recovery from, a national tsunami impact. This exercise involved several hundred staff nationwide, and took place over three separate days throughout those months – it was […]

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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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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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