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NEW BUSINESS CLUB Amelia Liddel-Anderson
(pictured right) and her
MEMBERS WELCOME family are from Tirau.
They are one of our
long stay families,
having been with us
04 since December
BE IN TO WIN, DONATE NOW! 2008 when
05 Ameilia, 7, was
MAD BUTCHER ADDS SIZZLE
TO LUNCH leukaemia.
06 As we go to
MEET THE MITCHELLS FROM print Amelia
WARKWORTH and her family
07 are back home in
JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL Tirau having a well-
GET TOGETHER – THE SUPPER deserved break away
CLUB DANCE! from the hospital.
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use our new re-usable envelope enclosed or
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DONATiON FORM thank you BETH HARMAN kia ora
Yes, I would be happy to help families staying at Ronald
NOw we ARe 77!
McDonald House Auckland. aside so our custodians can be on site ensuring families have
support 24/7. Also there will be a communal space providing a
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weLCOMe TO spot for families to mix and mingle, share a meal and the like.
Travelling to the hospital will be as painless as we can make it house bags
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RMHA ST MARTiNS - either a brisk 2 minute walk across Grafton bridge or a quick
taxi ride at night or when it is wet - we will be providing families for sale...
with taxi chits as we do now when we are forced to offsite our Ronald McDonald House
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families at busy times. Auckland has eco friendly
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Email: ___________________________________________ moment too soon, as the news Wellington’s oncology unit was Of course, our Trust needs to continue to seek a permanent shopping bags available
closing came just as we tied up our lease! home for our growing mission. But as the need for more rooms for a $10 donation.
I am able to support your families at a monthly rate of:
is immediate, we Purchase your own
$50 $30 $20 $10 Other: $ _____________ No, we haven’t waved a magic wand and grown the House are very pleased to environmentally-friendly
I can help by funding one family like the Mitchells for: we have nor indeed bought one. Instead we have been welcome St Martins
very fortunate to negotiate a medium term lease on two self red cotton shopping bag.
$120 one night stay $240 two nights stay into the family in the
contained floors of a new apartment building close by. This Machine washable and
$360 three nights stay $840 one weeks stay interim. Indeed we
was one of the many reinforced with wide straps
A gift amount of my choosing $ ___________________ look forward to saying
developments affected for added comfort
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by the current economic find suitable motels 100% of the money from
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climate. at the last minute your purchase goes towards
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16 apartments will for families arriving helping our families. To
I will pay by: place your order please
become home to some unexpectedly when
Automatic Payment (please send me an AP form) our House and Family fill in and return the
of the families referred to
Cash enclosed Room are full. donation slip enclosed.
us – mainly two bedrooms,
Cheque (payable to RMH Auckland Trust)
some one bedrooms; they Yes, this does mean
Credit card (Visa/Mastercard) (circle card) have all the amenities of
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at a time we are
our sunbeam winn
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home, plus a few more
some of us would like to
all trying to suck in
our belts that the Congratulations
Expiry date: / to House family Be
have such as a heated trust’s expenses will Janssen and Stev rnadette
Signature: _______________________________________ e Hampton from
swimming pool in the grow, but every family in our care deserves not only a warm Hamilton, who ha
basement! ve won themselve
For secure online donations visit: www.rmhauckland.org.nz and comfy bed but also to be fully supported and RMHA St a juicy new Sunb s
eam blender! Than
Please contact me with more information on: Martins will allow us to do just that. you to ever yone k
RMHA St Martins will be who entered the
Joining the 500 Club staffed with a lovely smiling RMH face – watch this space competition by re
A BIG thank you (and a hug) to all of our supporters over the gistering their em
Joining the 'Home away from home' Business Club address with us ail
to find out just who this will be. We have one apartment set last couple of years. Without your committed backing the Trust – helping us lower
Becoming a House Volunteer cost of keeping in the
wouldn’t have been able to move so quickly to fill our ‘room’ touch. A special
you to Business thank
How to leave a gift in my Will gap – we are extremely grateful to you all, and indeed so are Club partner Sunb
for donating this eam
Joining the 500 Club our families. wonder ful prize.
Thank you to Eastern & Central
Please send me a 'School Pack'
Community Trust for its contribution towards
Having a speaker visit my
community group/school this issue of 'Homepage' and its continued
support of our mission. Beth Harman, CEO
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AROUND THE HOUSE
mid-winter festive fun
More than a decade of mid-winter Christmases and it was the
The fabulous Rowland clan from the Waikato, once again lead
by Angela and Tony and their extended band of family and
friends, treated House families to yet another cracker mid-
winter Christmas dinner on June 22nd. The feast included pork,
ham, lamb and all of the trimmings (thanks to Sue and Ron
From 4pm the House rocked to the sound of DJ 'Going
Bananas', popcorn and slushies kept our kids quiet while our
'resident' Carmel's face painters created works of art. Trixie the
Fairy and her clown friend then entertained until dinner was
on the table.
Santa arrived with his Elf and gifts for all of the children and a
topping banquet dessert (thanks to our lovely chefs) rounded
off the evening. And the lovely Rowlands who are McDonald's
franchisees in Tokoroa and Te Awamutu, generously also
provided ride on cars for our littlest guests, a gift that will give
pleasure for many seasons to come.
mini provides maxi fun!
The Mini turned the big 50 this year, and they celebrated with a
grand display at the House on May 9th. Show Minis, revamped
Minis, Mini vans, and even the famous Minis that took part in
the 'Goodbye Pork Pie run' earlier this year, were all on show.
(Clockwise from top)
Our resident House
nz's top surfer drops in
butterflies, Santa and Hubbards roped in special guest helper Paige Hareb at their
Sophie Rofe from
recent dinner night. Fresh off the plane from competing
Billee and her Mum Saffron enjoyed Wanganui, the late Curtis
their 'mini' spin (right) Tui of Taupo, Jodeci overseas she joined the Hubbard's team which also included
Epiha from Te Kauwhata, company founder Dick Hubbard and his wife Diana. Hubbards
ride on cars for the littlies,
our mid-winter master sponsor Paige in her quest to be the world's best female surfer.
chefs, Trixie the Fairy. Paige confessed though she has surfed waves around the
(Right) Liam Dingle world Raglan will always be her favourite spot. Paige is pictured
and Mum Rachel with left with oncology patient Liam Dingle and his Mum, Rachel
whose home coincidentally is Raglan.
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MEET OUR FAMILIES the mitchells from warkworth
For the remaining weeks of her pregnancy Tiffany was
Baby Eva’s first months in hospital
monitored weekly as she also became terribly swollen when
her baby was unable to swallow the amniotic fluid, due to
secondary complications with the baby's digestive
AT 20 WEEkS PREGNANT MUM TIFFANy WAS system.
TOLD HER BABy HAD A DIAPHRAGMATIC
Baby Eva was born on 13th September 2007 at
HERNIA, WHERE THE BABy'S LEFT SIDE OF National Women’s hospital, Auckland. She was
THE DIAPHRAGM ISN'T FORMED, AND WAS rushed to the neo-natal intensive care unit where
UNLIkELy TO SURvIvE BIRTH. DESPITE THE doctors inserted a tube into her airways as Eva was
ODDS, TIFFANy AND HER HUSBAND JOEL struggling to get enough oxygen. "We were unable
to hold or see her for hours," said Mum Tiffany "it
HELD ONTO THE SMALL HOPE THAT THEIR
BABy WOULD BE FINE.
The day after she was born, Tiffany and Joel with
"Being able to stay together their 3-year-old daughter Mela moved into Ronald McDonald “I recall being with Eva as she awoke from the operation, her
as a family and share the House Auckland so they could be closer to Eva. eyes were open but they were glazed over, it didn’t feel like she
responsibility of caring for was our child at all,” says Tiffany.
As predicted, Eva was born with a compromised diaphragm so
both Eva and Mela, has there was nothing holding her vital organs in place in her chest As a result of her stroke, the left side of Eva’s body was unable
made this journey more cavity. Eva’s stomach pushed up into her chest putting pressure to move. She remained in paediatric intensive care for 13
bearable, it really is the on her heart and lungs and she was unable to feed, yet she has weeks. During all this time an anxious Mum and Dad were still
house of love." – Tiffany Mitchell proven to be a real little 'trooper'. unable to hold their daughter, now 4 months old.
Eva’s first five days were spent in a coma in paediatric intensive Eva was later transferred to the hospital ward where she began
care and while there her heart stopped. Preparing for the rehabilitation as her stomach wasn’t functioning and as the
worst, Eva’s family began arriving to say their goodbyes. stroke had also damaged her lungs, she had no voice. Eva
remained on the ward for three weeks where she was finally
Doctors immediately placed Eva on full life support (a
allowed to go home to Warkworth for the first time.
lung and heart bypass machine) for two weeks, during
which time she suffered three strokes as the portal for While at home Eva contracted her first bout of pneumonia. The
the life support created a blood clot in her brain. weeks that followed, Eva was knocked down by 7 bouts of
Eva was taken off the lung and heart bypass pneumonia — a result of her chronic lung disease caused by
machine and transferred onto a general life her weakened lungs.
support machine. From here Eva began to The constant attacks of pneumonia have meant that Eva’s left
stabilize and thankfully, because of where lung is no longer functioning and she only has the use of her
the strokes had occurred in her brain she right, which has also been weakened.
didn’t suffer any severe brain damage.
Trips back and forth from Warkworth to Starship and Ronald
At six weeks old Eva underwent her McDonald House became more frequent. A week at home
first operation to rebuild her diaphragm would shortly turn into 2-3 weeks back in Auckland.
and reposition her organs. The surgery
took seven hours. At 5 months old, Eva was having more trouble breathing so
The Mitchell family, House
residents since 2007
UPDATE SINCE LAST NEWSLETTER
was admitted back into Starship. Doctors discovered that she spent over 195 nights at Ronald McDonald House Auckland
had outgrown her new diaphragm and as a result all her organs so far in her short life and there is still a long road ahead. For
were again up inside her chest cavity pushing against her heart now the family is just enjoying each day together while hoping
and lungs. tomorrow will get a little easier for Eva.
Eva was taken back into theatre where doctors undertook the "We are so grateful to Ronald McDonald House. Being able to
same surgical procedure. This followed with a 14 week stint stay together as a family and share the responsibility of caring
in Starship while her stomach and bowel adjusted. Eva also for both Eva and Mela, has made this journey more bearable,
needed to build up her lung capacity before she could safely it really is the house of love. The staff, the families we come to
leave the hospital. love who sadly understand the heartache you are experiencing
and having a place to get away from it all is beyond words"
Following this, the Mitchell family went home to Warkworth.
Over the coming months they were back and forth to Ronald
McDonald House with Eva suffering another 4 bouts of
In late 2008, at 13 months old, Eva underwent her third
diaphragm reconstruction – her body simply continues to
outgrow the makeshift gauze diaphragms. Doctors are kept
Billee and Sponge Bob.
guessing as Eva’s condition is so rare — in fact she is the only
known surviving child in this country born with this condition.
Eva’s stomach is still not yet able to function so she continues
to be fed through a ‘mickey button’ in her stomach. She
remains on oxygen 24 hours a day and receives 3 doses
of medication daily. Eva undergoes physiotherapy and
occupational therapy every day as well as seeing a speech Billee White Hannon's favourite cartoon character
and language therapist twice a week. Despite all of this, SpongeBob arrived at the House to personally deliver
developmentally Eva is on target for her age although her the family a Maui campervan, gifted by the Make-a-wish
speech and fitness still need a little work due to her damaged Foundation to fulfill Billee's fervent wish for a family holiday
lung tissue and as you can see from these pictures she is a with her Mum and Dad. Billee 5, from Paihia has been
stunning little 'personality'! a House 'regular' since she was diagnosed with acute
myloid leukaemia in April '08. Off they went in June,
Looking ahead, doctors have told Tiffany and Joel not to expect
travelling around the North Island to visit her friends and
Eva to breathe on her own until she is at least 5 years old. Eva
family. Billee's wish was granted urgently because she
will continue to be fed through a tube until she puts on weight
is unwell with the trip coordinated so she was never far
and builds up new lung tissue giving her immune system
from a hospital if needed. Since then she has remained
a chance to strengthen. Once she is stronger and capable
well enough to enjoy a stay at Ronald McDonald House
of breathing and eating on her own Eva will then begin the
"Doctors are kept Charities' lakeside holiday retreat in Rotorua which opened
arduous yet exciting journey of learning how to do these things
just a few months ago. So far four of our long stay families
for her self. guessing as Eva's
have been able to have time-out in one of two luxury
Eva, along with Mum and Dad and her sister Mela, age 3, have
condition is so rare"
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SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITy
jason's quest for fame
10/10 for school fundraising Appearing on our Tv screens in June with his bizarre mission to become
Join the family of great schools that fundraise for us from all over famous was 23 year-old Jason Napier. Jason had discovered he had a
the country. Many start because one of their pupils has stayed with potentially fatal brain condition and
us or a friend or a relative, some just decide that they would like to underwent a risky brain operation on 15
help children less fortunate than themselves, either way we are very July which we are pleased to say from
grateful. It is a huge help to us and many schools, such as Howick College, have all accounts he is recovering well from.
made it an annual project for one of their houses.
"I have forever been on the quest to
If your school is looking for a community charity that your pupils would like to support, find the means to become famous."
we now have a school fundraising pack to help you get started. Jam packed with great Jason said. Thanks to the wonders
ideas for fundraising projects and events it also contains touching family stories from our of Facebook he now his own online
'house kids' from North Cape to Stewart Island. Many schools like to visit to hand over support group 'The Make Jason Napier
their proceeds and we are very happy to host you and show you around. To order your Famous Group' with over 26,000 (&
free copy please email: email@example.com or phone 09 303 1365 ext 876. growing!) members worldwide. Jason’s determined to make something
DLE SCHOOL positive come from his life threatening experience and has set out to raise
Thank you to the following schools who recently came up with their own creative ways KRISTIN MID
funds for two causes close to his heart – The Neurological Foundation and
to support us: Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls, Albany Senior High School, Howick
our House: "I've realised the importance of having your loved ones so close
College, kohia Terrace School, Bayfield Primary School, kristin Middle School, Glenfield Intermediate School and
in times like this is CRUCIAL. you provide this for so many kiwi families and
Mount Maunganui Intermediate School. Every bit certainly helps!
this is my way of saying 'Thanks!'" To visit Jason's fundraising page go
to www.givealittle.co.nz and type in keyword 'Jason Napier'
te aroha town and 2007 so many people attending on the night knew
someone who has had a House experience, it was
family garden project blossoms
country feast a very enjoyable night out and I was humbled by We are thrilled to say that fundraising for our new family garden is starting to flourish!
the level of support and interest in our cause", says We are well over half way towards our goal of $40,000 – this is mostly thanks to the
Te Aroha Rotary Club and Mountain Lionesses'
Beth Harman. hard work and initiative of the students at Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls.
annual Rural/Urban Dinner raised $1100 on 18th
May, Glen Haddon a House dad until recently who
lives nearby, came along with his Dad and was very
calling all bop families! A 'Family Fun Day' was held at Palmers Gardenworld Remuera (thanks Delma!) on
2nd August where Dio's year 12 students created stalls and put their fundraising
complementary about the role it played in his little From 21-28 August Papamoa Rotary is holding an skills to the test with sausage sizzles, bake sales, face painting, raffles and more.
daughter's Jenna's recovery from her oncology art exhibition and auction at vision Papamoa, 2 Te The day was a huge success, managing to raise
treatment. Glen supplemented Beth’s speech Okauroa Drive. The Mayor of Tauranga will open $6,500.
with a spontaneous contribution of his own. Club the event and this will be followed by an auction. All
Help us reach our goal of providing this much
President Tom Stephenson presented the cheque. proceeds from the exhibition are to be donated to
needed outdoor space for families in time
Choosing the House as recipient was the brain our House, including a gold coin donation for entry.
for summer. Contact Rebecca on on 09 303 TARGET
child of Dr Lawrence who was for many years $40k
If you would like to be there for 1365 ext 876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Te Aroha's G.P. prior to his retirement. It was
the 6pm opening on Friday 21st Alternatively if you wish to make an online
entirely coincidental but wonderful to find that he 23,000 $20k
please phone 07 542 1933. donation towards our garden please visit our
had also delivered Glen into the world. "11 families
from the Te Aroha district have stayed with us since $0
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The stork recently visited us and
we found ourselves with more new
borns in the House than bassinets!
Thank you to Claire Milligan from
cutting Postie Plus who responded to
our SOS call and organised an
edge thanks mitre 10 urgent Baby City bassinette for
fundraiser and perroplas the House. It was in use within
minutes of arrival!
Event organiser Emma
volunteers to be the 'first cut'! A big thank you to Mitre 10 Our new bassinette with baby Owen Moana-Jenkins from Rotorua
The Pukengahu Hall Society and Perroplas who generously napping peacefully
near Stratford in Taranaki,
held a fundraiser in late 2008 in support of children and families
donated an entire year's supply
of plastic products for the House!
from their region who have stayed with us. Thanks also to Mitre 10 who For many years Paramount Services has been
"We've had four families in our little community have to stay at sponsored our competition prize generously providing us with a weekly cleaner
the House through accident in this issue of 'Homepage'. to polish and buff our two kitchen floors,
and illness, and the Society "We've had four families leaving them clean enough to eat off, not that we would, we
wanted to give something in our little community are very grateful for their long term support.
have to stay at the
back," says event organiser
Emma Collins. House through accident one stop candy shop
keen locals lined up at and illness, and the A nationwide charity vending programme has been supporting all three Ronald McDonald
the local shearing plant to Society wanted to give Houses in NZ since 2008 with a number of Auckland vendors donating a percentage of
have their heads shaved something back" funds from each of their gourmet candy vending machines to supporting our families.
for the cause, much to the – Emma Collins, event organiser
Auckland-based vendor Amigos vending, who joined the programme earlier this year, has
shown their commitment to the House by also becoming
A 'shear' magic $8,500
volunteers and members of our growing 500 Club:
"We recognise that customers are purchasing
The O'Neill family from from the machines in support of Ronald
Taranaki who have been McDonald House Auckland. As such we feel
visiting the House since 2008 an obligation to ensure that we do all we can to
while their daughter Heather help the House." – vance Haywood, Director of
undergoes chemotherapy, Amigos vending.
hand delivered a cheque
If your business could make use of a gourmet
on their last trip to the An active Teyah-Mere
candy vending machine (they have healthy
House in April. Pewhairangi, 2, from
A smiling Heather O'Neill
options too!!) please call us on 09 303 1365 Katikati back for a check up
delivers us the cheque ext 876 or email email@example.com following her successful liver
transplant in 2008
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BEQUEST SOCIETy caring for families THE 500 CLUB
our growing 500 club –
bequestor spotlight – the mad butcher – thanks to brokerweb
meet june doesn't mince words! kevin Allen of Tasman Insurance Brokers, a member of our
A supporter of the House for many years, June is a founding Well it wasn't sausages on the menu but at our 2nd of July Business Club recently introduced
committee member of our Bequest Society, and indeed a Bequest Society Luncheon guests were served up a meaty his colleague and friend Jim Harris of
bequestor herself. June explains what this involvement means portion of humour by none other than The Mad Butcher Brokerweb to the House. After a tour
to her: himself (aka Peter Leitch). Jim took out 10 units for Brokerweb (+
one for his family), then immediately mailed his network to join
"I was first involved with the House through my Zonta Club Peter spoke of his earliest days as a butcher, from owning him in supporting the 500 Club. So, welcome to these very
which involved us fundraising [for the House]. I have no his first shop to becoming the household name he is now. special group of insurance brokers from all over NZ:
children of my own but my Despite being interrupted by a phone call from John key
heart always goes out to those "... I always feel I have (really?), he recalled his early days of giving discounts to the Tasman Insurance Brokers Auckland & Fiji; GHI Group
brave little faces, they seem so girls from the Pink Pussy Cat Club (he was single then!), to Tauranga; Brokerweb group Auckland; Emerre & Hathaway
happy. The House is a happy his role now of Grandad, his passionate support of numerous Gisborne; McDonald Everest Insurance Brokers New
when I visit – so who
house and although deeply charities, and his involvement with Rugby League. Plymouth (2 units); Wanganui Insurance Brokers; Thames
better when I am 'not valley Insurance Coromandel; OFS insurance brokers
saddened by their plight, I
around' any more to Thank you Peter for being a long Dunedin,Oamaru Insurance Brokers; Dyrden, knight &
always feel I have gained
something when I visit – so
benefit from a bequest time House supporter and for a Associates Orewa; Lowe, Schollum & Jones Ltd Hamilton;
from my estate." most amusing and memorable Adams, Trimmer Insurance Ltd Whangarei; ODL Group Ltd
who better when I am 'not
– June, Bequest Society talk. Perhaps even more thanks Christchurch; Ruys & Co Ltd Hamilton; Presland Tocker
around' any more to benefit
must go to his lovely wife Janice Insurance Services Cambridge; Hopkins Paton Ltd Auckland;
from a bequest from my
who graciously allowed Peter North Harbour Insurance Services Northshore; Murray Hall
to come and talk to us on her Insurance Brokers Ltd Whangarei; Hugh vercoe & Associates
In the meantime I am able to birthday. We hope you had a Morrinsville; and Reid Manson Ltd Timaru. Plus welcome too
'spread the word' about the wonderful day! to our other new members; Amigos vending, Gary & Trish
wonderful support that Ronald Gwynne, Ian Moody & Amanda Bishop, Daryl Spense, Emily
Diary this date: Thursday
McDonald House gives by the Greig, Stuart Meehan & Bridget Parham. We are now 20% of
3rd December – Christmas
way of a 'home away from the way to a full 'house'. Want to know more?
home' to the families who are
Come and celebrate the season Call Avis to join! Avis Nelson
in such desperate need."
and enjoy a luscious lunch with recently took up the challenge of
Would you like to speak with Bequest Society members, recruiting for the 500 Club as our
June (or any of our Bequest families and staff. Our guest volunteer ambassador. No stranger
members) over the phone speaker is Air NZ pilot Mike to challenges having been Managing
or in person about the joy of Allsop, a keen mountaineer who Director of HouseHold Linens,
making a bequest? climbed Mt Everest in 2007. a company she founded and is
Please call Rebecca on Please feel free to bring a friend or still involved with today. For more
09 303 1365 ext 876. family member with you. RSvP by information on the 500 Club please
calling Margaret on 09 303 1365. contact Avis on 021 289 7893 or
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BUSINESS CLUB our workmates
welcome to our new
Manager said after her visit, "It's a fantastic charity and we
are very proud to support the RMH Auckland Trust financially,
members but we also value the fact that our staff will be involved by
volunteering their time to support those in need." Corporate
Ronald McDonald House Auckland
Business Club present...
Express staff from Wellington and Christchurch will also be
Cleancorp moves us...
volunteering at our sister houses in their regions.
Check out this wonderful
addition to the House fleet of
family friendly vehicles. The welcome sam!
generous gift of new Business Club member
Congratulations to Nicole (CityLife,
Cleancorp Franchise Systems, yolande Ellis, Director (yo to
GM) and husband Steve whose
her friends) and her 45 franchisees,comes beautifully imaged, Alexander Park, Saturday Sept 12, 7.30pm-12.30am
baby boy, Samuel Philip Lawson
with a fuel card and insurance. Now families have access to
arrived on June 10th at 9.23am – a
this fabulous Dodge wagon so they can safely visit friends in Hurry tickets selling fast!
tad small and a tad early! Weighing
the region, go shopping or just take time out. Fundraising staff Business Club members have rallied around and
in at just 5lbs 6oz, Steve quipped THE LAWSON FAMILY
also have access to a moving billboard for events such as last together organised a special event to mark the founding
"Whilst Sam was a touch on the
weekend's garden fundraiser where it had of the Business Club and to celebrate with other
small side, he is legal in the fishing
pride of place in Palmers carpark. A BIG supporters their involvement with the House.
world and we won't be throwing him back". All of your friends
at the House and in the Business Club are thrilled for the three Our 2009 Supper Club Dance has a retro feel – with
Corporate Express – making a of you! PS: There must be something in the water as Sarah 'Ladies a Plate' author Alexa Johnson designing an old
difference NZ wide Rennie, Marketing Director of Clearlite and partner, Gavin are fashioned supper our Mothers would have been proud
Stationery, office equipment, furniture and also awaiting the pitter patter of little feet! And of course, so of! With great music from Shane Cortese and his band
more, are now all covered by Corporate Express, another new is our very special own Fundraising Manager Rebecca and The Class of '58 and one lucky attendee taking home
Business Club member making a big dent in our administrative partner Phil! the special spot prize of a trip for two to Aggie Grey's,
outgoings – we are very grateful. Carina venter, Marketing Samoa on Pacific Blue. At just $95 a ticket its fabulous
value. With one chance in 499 of taking home the spot
prize the odds beat Lotto!
ray white staff go extra mile 90 attendees seeing the premiere of
comedy blockbuster 'the Hangover'
Secure your tickets now
(already 20 tables sold!).
Ray White Taupo turns 1 – hopefully not an omen for the
Phone us on 09 366 7693,
Staff from Ray White Taupo have decided to support families next morning!
RA Y WHITE TAupO email: firstname.lastname@example.org
from their town staying with us, by donating $50 when locals list Thanks too to these Ray White
or buy online at:
and sell their properties with them. But thats not all, turning one branches that have joined our www.rmhauckland.org.nz
in August they are celebrating by holding a month of community Business Club since the last
activities that promote their support of the House and local newsletter: Epsom, Invercargill,
families using us. Thanks Trevor and the fabulous Taupo team! New Lynn, Mairangi Bay, Browns
Ray White Whakatane movie night Bay, kingsland, Palmerston North,
Ray White Whakatane raised a whopping $1,250 on the 17th Whangaparoa, Taupo, Rotorua,
of June by holding a movie night fundraiser. Local businesses Whakatane, Papakura, Taranaki
came on board with prizes and community spirit was high with and Opotiki. NE
RA Y WHITE WHAKATA
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students Emma and Steph prepare
meals for families
muck in Our thoughts go out to the families of kathryn karora,
For the last two school terms Hannah Baron, Gemma vooght, kairo Scott, Henry Coad,
we have had the privilege of Jessica Jones, Aiden Roux (pictured below), Heremia Raja
Albany Senior School students Curtis Tui, Tuamaotu Aneti, Iate Tanginoa, Annika Mead,
Steph, Emma, Caitlyn and Angela Dador, Jonam White, Sheryl Looc, kuakohai Paitia,
Roxy coming into the House Caden Barlow, Hafsah Othman, Amelie Peck and
each week to do "pretty much Connor Matthews.
Front of House volunteers – Avis, whatever!" And what haven't
Liz, Heather and Jan "Thanks for the kind and caring support
they done?! Making hot soups
that we received during that horrible week.
for family lunches, cooking
Although we don't
a warm welcome meals for our Family Room, organising store cupboards,
wrapping Mother's Day gifts, cleaning, cleaning, and more
The late Aiden Roux realise it at the time
you may have been greeted by one of these cleaning! They chose the House as their community 'Impact because we are so
delightful faces. Liz, Jan, Heather and Avis each Project' and have been coming full of energy and enthusiasm preoccupied with the
gift at least three hours of their time every week to every week. tragedy unfolding in
help visitors, greet our families, answer phones – front of us, these little
A special mention also to the whole Albany Senior School who
enabling our Front of House staff to take a proper things do help and
recently undertook three sausage sizzles to help raise funds
for our family garden due to be built later this year. The school
bring comfort in a
Their experience combined covers a broad range managed to raise a whopping $1,300. A great effort. time of great stress."
of areas from radio to a national retail chain, not to – Sharon Roux
With their cheerful smiles, warm words and worldly
knowledge, these ladies are precious members of
"With their cheerful Long time House volunteer goodbye jessamy
smiles, warm words Sheryn Cressey was recently
Our lovely Jess has left us to pursue a new
Missing and wordly knowledge, awarded a 'Paul Harris Award'
career in the classroom! A large number of
from here is in recognition of her long and
these ladies are precious volunteers, families, staff and Trustee Peter
Brenda (our meritorious service to Rotary JESSAM Y AND Sp
members of our Healey and his wife Carol said goodbye at ONGEBOB
Wednesday and the community. It is the
girl) who is on
extended 'House' family." a House wine and cheese evening on the
Sheryn Cressey highest award a Rotarian
11th June. We wish her well for her short holiday
temporary DIy leave but we have been very lucky can achieve. Sheryn and her
overseas and her teacher training.
to find the support of newcomer Sharon who has husband Paul, who also holds a
herself been a resident in the Wellington House Paul Harris Award, are also the 'founding family' of the Ronald Jess also has another feather to her cap just before she left she
when her grandchild was unwell. McDonald House movement in NZ. Well done Sheryn, we can’t became a patient representative on the Heart Children board, they,
think of a more deserving candidate. as we were, are lucky to have her!
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family dinner magic...
The provision of a comfy bed and a clean room for families
is just one little component that makes a difference to our
families experience while in Auckland.
One special ingredient is our regular family dinners. Over the DINNERS
last year we have been fortunate to recruit enough willing EACH WEEK
helpers (mainly through our growing Business Club) to provide HAVE REALLY
dinner nights twice per week – and sometimes more! HELPED
This means in a year literally hundreds of volunteers have LIGHTEN
gifted their time and culinary skills to ensure our families have a THE LOAD."
delicious hot meal waiting for them at 6 o’clock! – Tui family, Taupo
This is what some recent families have said about this Family dinner groups
wonderful, unexpected bonus: (Clockwise from top):
Business Club member
"We are tired being at the Hospital all day. Thank you to your Clearlite, Lesley Cuttle
friendly staff and the awesome volunteers who cooked the and friends, Sheryn
Cressey and friends,
lovely meal last night it was awesome to come home to."
Kiwanis of Mt Roskill
– Shane and Kristie Henare, Whangarei with Mt Roskill Grammar
students, Business Club
"It's so lovely here and I am very grateful for the beautiful member salt
dinners that have been put on for us when we come down
from the hospital, it is so relaxing." – Keri Taurua, Waikato
"Until you stay here and see the hard work and input of
various companies and people you can’t imagine what a great
place this is to stay, we really appreciate having this as our
'home away from home'. Thank you everybody."
– Claire and Craig Fergus, Maungaturoto
"THE TRIPS AND
Our roster for dinners in 2009 is now largely complete but if MEALS MEAN
you or your group would like to be part of our cooking family in SO MUCH WHEN
2010 and we will need new smaller groups for our new RMHA
YOU HAVE OTHER
St Martins annex – please email: email@example.com.
As always our special thanks to Tegel and the CARE FOR TOO"
Mad Butcher for their continued support. – Penwarden family, Hamilton
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS thank you+big hugs
Major donors since last newsletter: Child Cancer Foundation; Georgina and State Insurance; J & E Heskett of ALIBI; Neil Brabant of Verge Grainne Troute, Gabrielle Visser, Mary Vosper, Dee Wallace, Jack & & Karl Willis; Dame Dorothy Winstone; Mr & Mrs Tony Woolford; G
Lucy Trust and the Mellors family; Mrs Bente Winter; Rotary Club of Sportswear Ltd; ASG Education Programmes NZ; Oh Baby! Ltd; Carmel Wilma Wharerau, Hayley & Darryl Yorke, Ying Sun, Natalie Thomas- Wright; Stephan & Apolonia Yelas; Mrs C Hope-Cross; Kevin Mirko
Te Aroha; Fiona Kirch; Rotary Club of Parnell; Rural Women New Fisher of Fisher Funds Management Ltd; Freedom IT Ltd; Marina Thorpe Zenden. & Marccine Snow; Adelaide & Henry Te Wake; Michelle Whitehouse;
Zealand - Region 6; Trust Waikato; Winton & Margaret Bear Charitable and family; Evelyn Gates; IAG NZ Ltd Broker Division; Sarah Murphy Mr & Mrs Joey Ager-Taniwha; Mary Beach; Gerry Bliek - it was great
Trust; Alastair & Amy Sidford and indeed everyone that made the Hutt – Great Granny extraordinaire; The Print Shop Ltd; The Kagho Family; Donors Since our last newsletter: The June Grey Charitable Trust; Alda to catch-up!; Jessica Boyce; Mr & Mrs Nigel Burn; Lori de Zoete-Hall;
Golf Club Charity Golf Tournament so successful; Eastern & Central Sue Pepper; Avondale RSA/over 60s; Bruce Plested; the Rennie Family Anderson; Maurice P Ashby; Benefield family; Grant Blair & Donna Elizabeth Donaldson; Epson New Zealand; Susie Evans; Mr & Mrs
Community Trust; The Lion Foundation; Simone Edwards & family; who joined for three years! Jones Fee - Barristers & Solicitors; Michael Perry; Sam Brown & Venice Tamihana-Brown; Robert L Corles; The Nick Fellows; Imogen & Devon Francis; Ricky Garth & Sheree Mollet;
NZ Children's Transplant Support Trust - thanks once again for your and Louise Morrison; Extreme Joinery Concepts - Craig & Claire Dray family; Mr & Mrs Darren Eason; Kylie Eustace; Mr & Mrs Daniel Alan Gilling & Patricia Comer – Barron; Ms Ania Grant; Sheree & Lily
commitment to our transplant families; New Zealand Community Trust; Fergus; Wesley Papatoetoe Women's Fellowship; Ion Life NZ Ltd; Ken Feck; Evelyn Freeman; Erica Gibbs; Kris Hansen & Claire Trainor; Gray; Miss Samantha Harding; Anne Hastie; Mr & Mrs Grant Hobson;
Perry Foundation; The Trusts Charitable Foundation Inc.; Pukengahu Smith; GHI Group Tauranga; Petricevich Buses; Daryl Spense; Thames Greg Harrop & Donna Yates; L Heagren; HEB Structures; Sheree & Hilary Johnston; Mrs Madge Johnston; Joyce Palmer Charitable Trust;
Hall Society; Ronald McDonald House Charities; Persil, SparkActivate, Valley Insurance Brokers; Wanganui Insurance Brokers Limited; Ruys & Jim Hemara; Janice Higgison; Micheal Johnston & Katrina Manson; Dr & Mrs Richard Lawrence; Mrs Jan Le Lievre; Monique Mackenzie;
Kidney Kids and the May family for our fantastic new playground Co Ltd; Emerre & Hathaway; Amigos Vending NZ Ltd; Adams Trimmer Allan & Daphne Jouning; Claire Kronfeld; Jane Lenaghan; Jason & Jaimee Madden; Mr & Mrs Chris Mellors; Irene Muller; National Bank;
Insurance Ltd; Emily Greig; Brokerweb Management Ltd; Jim & Judith Janine Maddock; Audrey McCarthy; Mr & Mrs Robert McLeod; Joel Mrs Kay Nichols; Oasis of the Lord Auckland; Mrs Lois Pakau; Ms Jane
Schools and Community: Mini Car Club of Auckland; Rotary Club of Harris; Gary & Trish Gwynne; Hopkins Paton Ltd; Country and Rural & Tiffany Mitchell; Noel Leeming Group; John & Pam Pearce; Lucy Patterson; Pendragon Services Limited; Abbey Peters; Ms Ellen Pett;
Howick; Albany Senior High School; Avondale RSA Over 60's Club; Insurance; Hugh Vercoe & Associates; Sheryl & Michael Hughes; Lowe, Pinfold; Danielle Pope; Katarina Pote; Nola Pratt; Gregory Pryce & Ms Ms June Rendell; Ricoh New Zealand Limited; Carolyn Robinson; Rub a
Dannemora & Botany Combined Probus Clubs; Franklin Blue Light Schollum & Jones Ltd; McDonald Everest Insurance Brokers; Stuart Joanne Taylor; Mr & Mrs Peter Rofe; Cedric Scarlett; Wendy Scott; Mr dub dub; Mr Kumarathevan; Selvaraj; Mr & Mrs Tony Stocker; Ms Gael
Ventures; St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Opp Shop Committee; Meehan and Bridget Parham; Ian Moody & Amanda Bishop; Presland & Mrs Clive Stuart; Faatali Tui; Sophia Verstappen; Gordon Wallace; Tavernier; Variety - The Children's Charity; Andrea & Tim Wales; Amie
Glenfield Intermediate School; Ladies Probus Club of Highland Park; Tocker Insurance Services; North Harbour Insurance Services 1985 Ltd; Helen Wells; Tony & Joan Woolford; J D Bishop; Catherine Booth; Mr Watson; Donna Weir; Mr & Mrs Tony Wood; Nicola Wyllie Alice Yeung.
Mount Manganui Intermediate School; Rotary Club of Kaikohe; Rotary Oamaru Insurance Brokers; Murray Hall Insurance Brokers; ODL Group & Mrs S J Broomhall; Mr & Mrs Duncan Brough; O T Burnside; Mrs C
Club of Newmarket Rotary Club of Taihape; Sherwood Primary School; Ltd; OFS Insurance Brokers Limited; Reid Manson Ltd K O Chiang; Jude Collings; Mrs Kate Cook; Kim Coppersmith; John &
Wednesday Group; Tamatea Church Papamoa Beach Women's Pauline Dale; Ronald Denham; Alex Drysdale & Barbara Poole; Mr &
Institute; Zonta South Auckland; Howick Probus Group; Altrusa Those who helped make mid-winter Christmas our best yet! Tony and Mrs Philipp Eisenring; Rex & Parvati Erikson; Dean Freeman & Philippa
International of Auck NZ Inc.; Mt Roskill Grammar School and the
Kiwana's - as always a fabulous contribution; Waterview Friendship
Angela Rowland and their amazing helpers; Ron and Sue Saunders for
the ham, pork & lamb from their Huntly farm; Jill and Jan our wonderful
Wright; Andrew & Debbie Glendinning; Mary-Jane Johnson; Beverley
Kirby; Wendy Kwan; Dr & Mrs Richard Lawrence; Tomieka & Malcolm
ANOTHER REASON TO
Club; Lions Club of Blockhouse Bay - Lianne and the club did it again!;
Mairangi Bay School PTA; Hawera Mt View Lions Club; Bayfield Primary
volunteers; Carmel McCormick's face painters; Santa Greg Copper &
his Elf Lori Dunngey; 'Going Bananas' DJ, and Trixie the Fairy
McDiarmid; Ann Monteith; Andrew & Megan Munro-Holmwood; Grant
& Tracey Nilsson; Opus Locus - John Pitcairn; Lawrence Poi; Collin &
SUPPORT OUR FAMILIES
School; Red Cross Thames; East Auckland Zonta Club - our families
love your soups! Our Supper Club Dance organising gurus: Kevin and Michelle Allen
Diane Stephens; Ian Stewart; Martin Thomson; Mr & Mrs Peter Traynor;
John & Hannah van der Vegte; Sheryl Wong; Sue & Murray Young; Mr&
– NOW A BIGGER TAx
Regular Business in-kind donors: Chris Millbank and the NZ Breakers;
of Tasman, Mandy Heathcote and Michelle Archer of Multiplex, Jillian
Grant of Feltex also Hayley, Tara Jane and Claire from the salt team
Mrs William Abercromby; Carol & Janet Aickin; Mr & Mrs Alan Aitchison;
Andrew & Alma Bonnar Family Trust; B Ashby; Mr & Mrs Steve Ball;
REBATE FOR EVERY GIFT
Stampin’ Up thanks to Emma Parkin-Wilson; Clearlite Bathrooms -
Corporate Kindness since our last newsletter: ZINC - thanks for the Paul Barratt; Mrs Betty Barton; Glenys Batkin; Mr & Mrs Paul Bayard;
our recently revamped bathrooms are looking great; Rainbow's End;
RoomMaster Holdings; Tip Top Bread - for our fresh bread delivered clocks our families loved them; Warner Brothers; Global Culture Group A Bedwell; Tom Bichler; Peggy Bindel; Julie & Bob Blair; Ted & Gina Did you know that 33.33% of your donation
Ltd; Select Education Auckland; Shell Severn Street; SSC Service Blair; Susan Borich; Sarah & Tony Boros; John Boscawen; Shirley
daily; ADT - alarm monitoring; Barker's Fine Foods & Anathoth
Stations, thanks again you are very generous!; The Department of Bottomley; Honorine Bouka; Chris & Suzanne Boyle; T J & P J Brown; can now be claimed back as a tax refund?
Marketing; Goodman Fielder; Poultry Distributors; Tegel Foods - thanks
Doing Limited; Postie Plus Group / Baby City; 3M New Zealand; Air Gwen Bucknell; Mrs C. Bush; C4; Miss Beverly Cameron; Colin & Mara
again to Brett & his wonderful team who provide chicken for family use
and shared dinners & the turkeys for Christmas we are very grateful; New Zealand; Auckland Raceway; Auckland Indoor Go Karting; Autex Cameron; N H Cameron; Norma Catley; Rachel & Justin Chaney; Jean From April this year all donors can claim
Industries Limited; Barkers of Geraldine; Pathlab Microbiology Ltd; O-I Chapman; Chapman Tripp; Donna Chitty-Stewart; Darcy Snowden;
Health Pak for family amenities; Christine Johnston of Sunbeam; EZGO;
Epic Packaging; Paramount Services - thanks for donating your time New Zealand Achilles Four Square; Blue Fitness again!; McPherson's Janice Coats; Warwick & Mary Coles; Mrs Joan Colmore-Williams; back more of their gifts to charities each
Consumer Products (NZ) Ltd; Kinoca Minolta Golf Tournament Yvonne Crann; Gavin & Tracy Crossan; Daryl & Kathy Curtin; Mrs Sheila
weekly; Cerebos Greggs; Paul and the team at Good Health; The Joyce
Hamilton and everyone that supported the day; Caldwell Mortgage Cutler; Trudy Daw; Mr & Mrs Desmond Dawson; J A Dennett; Michael & year. As this law is new, many people
Palmer Charitable Trust and Jill Simpson for her monthly donation of
Catherine Dent; Rose Dodunski; Ian & Sally Donald; Kathleen Douglas;
Amway products for family use; Kelly Tarlton’s; The Auckland Zoo; Heart Finance; Charlies Trading Company; Coopers Cottage; Mitre 10 (NZ)
Dr & Mrs P J Dowsett; Janet Duck; Tracey Dyer; Mary Eaton; Ben Edgar
are still unaware of the refund. But please
Children NZ for Jo & the use of your van; Coca Cola Amatil; Merquip; Limited and the fabulous; DDB New Zealand Ltd; Perroplas; Hyndman
SCA Hygiene - your paper products are a wonderful help; Kemsol ; Publishing Ltd; Tinto Holdings Ltd (trading as H&Y Rentals); Jacks Fruit & Zoe Booty; Edwards Travel Club; Nola Eustace; Mrs Vivienne Evans; be aware the only way to claim it is to fill
Supply; General Mills NZ; Naked Organics; Nestle NZ Ltd; New Zealand Shannon Ferabend; Anne & Michael Fergusson; Mr & Mrs R M Findlay;
Shane Lamont of Emerald Foods your ice-cream is a real treat at family
Post; Fonterra Brands Limited; Barkers of Geraldine; Parnell Hollywood Anne Fortune; Graeme & Jane Fraser; Freestyle Tiling Ltd; Noelene out an IR526 form from the IRD (once
dinners; City Life – Lyal, Fabio and the team; Doug & the Hubbard’s
Bakery; The KIDS Foundation; TLS - Total Library Solutions; Petes Post; Funnell; M A Gilberd; Dr Ivan Gird; Dot & Phil Godfrey; Lane Goodwin;
team for our hearty breakfasts and for promoting our ‘mission’ on your
Waiau Estate; PrintStop,Vivace Restaurant & Bar, Trilogy Products, Joan Gribble; Heather & Brian Griffin; Olive & Ramon Griffiths; Karen you send one in you will then receive one
packs; Anne Geddes staff & the bakers of McDonald’s head office your
morning teas are a family highlight; our friends at City Mission; Dilmah Estee Lauder Companies and Palmers Gardenworld Remuera for Halley; Mrs Patricia Hallwright; Ross & Claire Hampson –Tindale; automatically every year).
supporting our Family Fun Day raffle Margaret & Shane Helms; Donna & Mita Henare; Brian & Shirley
- over 14 years of ensuring every family that needs a cuppa has one!
Waste Management; Cadmus; Décor People; DDL (Dynamic Displays
Henshall; Libby Higson; Miss Valda Hinz; Matthew & Sharleen Hodges; For more information please visit the IRD
Regular donors whose sustaining support is extremely valuable to us: Merle & Graeme Holdaway; John & Jean Hooper; Mrs Joy Hoskins;
Ltd); Lease Direct; Ray White for continuing to raise our profile through Assembly of God (Auckland Korean) Trust, Beatrice Ainsley, Elizabeth Wendy Innes; Mr & Mrs Ian Johnston; Mrs Barbara Keast; Neru & website www.ird.govt.nz
the property media; Radio Lollipop - Monday nights are always fun Alison, Shiloh Trust - Rose Whitehead, Dan Antonovich, Raquel & Bob Khandu; Mrs R.E. Kopua; J & A Kuindersma; Thomas & Carolyn
round here; NZ Herald & Sky TV for keeping our families entertained; Robert Bannister of Uptown Kids, Joanne & Paul Barnfather, Coralie Lai; Lucy Lamb; Ronald Lay; Jenny & Jim Leslie; Mrs M. Anne Lewis;
Eco Lab team what a sparkling difference your products are making! Barton, Rex & Lorraine Becroft, Carol Bennett, Bureta Physiotherapy Cynthia Liddle; Mary & Graeme Lochmann; Charles & Heather Lowe;
The Mad Butcher Head Office crew & their wonderful Pt Chevalier - Jacinta Horan, Melanie & Cameron Black, Susan Bland, Bookworm P R & T L Luxton; Mackay Family Trust; Hugh Ross MacKay; Barbara
Branch for our regular family dinner meat donations; Warriors; Fairfax Books - Beverley Healey, Katie & Grant Brown, Ian Cannan, Michelle & Martin; Colleen McAlevey; Mr & Mrs H S McCallum; D & G McHutchon;
media for great reads; Fullers; Debi and Mark Rush of McDonald’s Quay Simon Cossey, Judy Crawford, Michelle Cray, Credit Union Mid Central Leonie McKeown; Carol & Ross McMillan; Meikle Family; W I Millen;
St, Queen St, Downtown & Newmarket for family meal vouchers; Old
Fashioned Foods group for our monthly supplies; Colenso .99; The
Social Club - B Buckley, Geoffrey Davies, Ligi & Wiki Diamond, Elizabeth
Donaldson, Wendy Dunn, Gail Edwards, Jon Ellison, Susan L Evans,
Tracy Ann Momsen; June Moresby; Adrienne & Willie Morton; Miss
Doreen Nash; Warner & Karen Nichol; Miss Elizabeth Nicholson; Alex
Green Monkey Co. thanks for your healthy baby foods! Bakels Edible Miss Hazel Fenn, Leon & Jessica Fredrichberg, Naomi Gascara, Daxa Noonan & Peter Mellor; Darcy O'Brien; Joanne & Bryan O'Leary; Angela
Oils for the donations of spreads and your long term commitment to our Gandhi, Jenny Gower, Eric Grainger, Syvonne Ibarra, Anne & Bryan & David O'Rourke; Trevor & Avice Parker; Ann Paterson; George & Jill Ronald McDonald House Auckland
families!; Corporate Express - Carina and the team; Resene Paints - Jenkins, Melanie Jones, Robyn Jones, Tania Jones, Fleur & Kevin Lind, Paterson; Dammon & Jennie Paul; Carlene Phillips; Steven Potter; Mark PO Box 110119, Auckland Hospital
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P Foot Ltd; Rata Hill Farm Trust; Raewyn & Bruce Reynolds; Suzanne
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