Manukau Courier : February 27th 2014
8 MANUKAU COURIER, FEBRUARY 27, 2014 NEWS www.manukaucourier.co.nz Full throttle: Martin Chan, 3, from Flat Bush, tries out a police motorbike. Quick save: Emergency responders cut Counties Manukau police spokeswoman Kimberley Mathews out of a vehicle as part of a simulated crash display. Photos: PHOTOTEK In case of emergency . . . Tasers, motorbikes and police dogs drew the crowds to the second annual Everyday Heroes event on Saturday. Counties Manukau police Inspector Richard Wilkie says the weather wasn’t the best but about 4500 people turned up at Barry Curtis Park in Flat Bush for the Go to manukaucourier. co.nz to see more photos from Everyday Heroes. free celebration of the emergency services. ‘‘People actually saw us in our uniform, in our daily routine and saw how we actually help people to be safe and to feel safe. And that was the key message.’’ Mr Wilkie says some of the highlights of the day were the dog performance, fitness test and a car accident rescue demonstration. ‘‘It showed how the police, fire and ambulance all work together at a scene to help the people who are involved in accidents,’’ Mr Wilkie says. ‘‘But also there was a number of our partner groups and public agencies on display just to let the public know exactly what some of these groups do and how we can help.’’ PlayGOLF forDiabetes Get a team together Event details: The Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch is hosting a fabulous event in March and would love to have you and three others participating as a team in the Living Life Well On the Green Golf Tournament. Friday the 14th of March, 11am with midday start at Pakuranga Golf Club Entry fee is only $80 per player/ $320 for a team of four including green fees and light refreshments Strike a hole-in-one and win a Subaru 2.5i valued at $47,990 and supplied by Winger Subaru or bid for a holiday away at the luxury Terrace Downs resort, worth $3000! Sponsorship opportunities are still available, but limited sponsor a signature hole for $500 which you and your group can tee off on! 1 in 4 Aucklanders currently have diabetes or pre-diabetes, with the statistics increasing and the age of the people affected getting lower. It is bound to affect one of your friends or family members in the future if it doesnt already. Please help us to continue in supporting wellness/ hauora for all Aucklanders. Contact us to get a registration form for your team or if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities. Email: email@example.com Phone: (09) 623 2508 Play GOLF for Diabetes 2015 ENROLMENTS OPEN EVENING: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 6.30pm New applications for Year 7 2015 are being accepted now and will close on Monday, March 31, 2014. + A Catholic girls’ school, Years 7-13, offering educational excellence in the tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart. + Limited places in other year levels. + Scholarship applications are available on request. + Enrolment packs available - phone (09) 524 6019 Ext 713, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or information can be accessed from www.baradene.school.nz. Our contact details: BARADENE COLLEGE OF THE SACRED HEART 237 VICTORIA AVENUE | REMUERA | AUCKLAND 1050 | NEW ZEALAND CALL US 09 524 6019 | FAX US 09 522 4077 | VISIT www.baradene.school.nz Driving force: Kayla Jones, 4, from Flat Bush takes the wheel of a fire engine.
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