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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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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NZ – Ronald McDonald House Taieri Gorge Train Trip

RRT Dunedin was very happy to have been recently included in supporting the annual Ronald McDonald House South Island – Taieri Gorge Train Trip. This was a fundraising event on Saturday the 12th November 2016 where the Ronald McDonald Organisation chartered the Taieri Gorge Train for an excursion. The Ronald McDonald House Charity supports New […]

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NZ – RRT Help Raise Funds at StarJam Wellsford

Saturday – October the 29th 2016 was a bright day, and summer felt very close. The day was very nice for the Starjam Buskathon event at Takapuna, which was much appreciated as RRT Wellsford set up a BBQ and tables outside the Rock Shop, at mid-day. This was the first time RRT Wellsford had helped […]

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NZ – StarJam Buskathon Supported by Wellington RRT

StarJam is an award-winning non-profit organisation that empowers young New Zealanders with disabilities to achieve their full potential through music and performance workshops. On the 29th of October 2016, StarJam, Rockshop and RRT worked together to raise money for young New Zealanders with disabilities (The Jammers). The weather was wild and wet at times, but […]

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NZ – RRT Hawera Supports Child Mobility Walk for Kids

On Saturday the 8th October RRT Hawera supported the Lions Clubs NZ Child Mobility Foundation with their annual appeal fundraiser ’10-10-10 Walk For Kids’. The Lions Clubs New Zealand Child Mobility Foundation supports children who suffer from Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida or similar disabilities. These conditions cause limited mobility, and everyday life is a challenge. […]

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