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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Centre, JKL Block,
Gate 1, Newbury
Call in any time between
3.00pm and 6.00pm.
Coasting along: Jan Frost, Dale Foulds, John Frost, Don Holvelle, and Cedric
Charlton from Papakura Coastguard.
By HINERANGI VAIMOSO
Volunteers are needed to help
spread the message about water
and boating safety.
Chris Laufale of Papakura
Coastguard says his crew is
kicking off a recruitment drive.
We are seeking new volunteers
are interested in
participating alongside our land-
based team dedicated to ensuring
our unit maintains operational
status through fundraising and
promotion and to maximise any
opportunity to educate our public
about the water and boating
Mr Laufale says they're
especially looking for new recruits
from Papakura, Karaka, Drury,
Takanini, Conifer Grove, Ardmore
We are looking for people who
are wanting to serve the com-
munity, have a love for the sea
and Kiwi waterways, want to
make new friends and be part of a
team who are training to be pro-
fessional volunteers,'' Mr Laufale
One hundred percent support
People must have a willingness
to learn new skills and gain new
experiences as well as the ability
to work within a team in stressful
and difficult conditions.
Coastguard New Zealand is a
non-profit organisation dedicated
to saving lives at sea through edu-
cation, information and patrols.
The Papakura unit is one of 26
in Coastguard's northern region.
It runs from Raglan Harbour
across to Thames, around the top
of Coromandel, up to the Far
North and back down the west
coast, including the Manukau
We are a very family oriented
unit who actively involve our fam-
ilies -- we have couples, fathers
and sons, nephews in the unit,''
Mr Laufale says.
All of our families are included
as part of our unit because as we
believe without their support we
cannot do what we do.''
Go to www.papakuracoast
guard.co.nz for more information
and training times.
Kevin's a good Samaritan
Thanks a bunch: Kevin Goodwyn from
Kingseat. Photo: HINERANGI VAIMOSO
This week's Thanks a Bunch award
goes to Kevin Goodwyn from
Kingseat. He's nominated by Sheryl
and Gary Clifford. Sheryl writes:
My husband was on his way to
work at the steel mill and had a car
accident on the Kingseat Hospital
Kevin Goodwyn, a local farmer,
came immediately to the rescue. He
phoned the ambulance and
organised other people who had
arrived after the crash.
As the grass was wet and stony,
Kevin took the back seat off his four-
wheel farm bike and he and another
helper gently laid Gary down and
put him in the recovery position.
He rang Gary's work to tell them
what had happened and he provided
comfort and support until the ambu-
We went to see him to say thank
you. He told us that he had rung the
hospital to find out if Gary was
okay. If anyone deserves this award,
If you know someone who
deserves recognition send a name
and phone number for both you and
your nomination to Thanks a
Bunch, Papakura Courier, PO Box
76-400 Manukau city; email
firstname.lastname@example.org or drop into Country
Floral at Roselands Shopping Cen-
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