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Hutt supports the Wainui Tough Guy + Gal Challenge

Nothing beats the challenge of sloshing through mud for a family in need! That’s what the Tough Guy & Gal Challenge on 22-25 May at Camp Wainui (Wainuiomata Hill, Hutt Valley) was all about; with enthusiastic competitors running an off-road course through water-trails, barbed-wire obstacles, swamps and bush-trails each day. The first two days of […]

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Whangarei Soulfood – Meals for the homeless

Whangarei Soulfood is a charity run entirely on donations that has provided food and care to the homeless and needy in the area for the past six years. Charity founders Rochelle and Chris Hewines are committed to providing meals twice a week on Monday and Friday nights, as well as food parcels for those who […]

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NZ PRIME MINISTER SUPPORTS RRT CHARITY

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, today showed her support for the Rapid Relief Team (RRT) who have been feeding hundreds of emergency services personnel and Defence staff battling forest fires in the New Zealand Nelson-Tasman region. Since Tuesday, local NZ RRT volunteers have been handing out 700 free meals, and nearly 1500 drinks including […]

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Manurewa High School Driving Lessons

The provision of the car and therefore the ability to provide driving lessons to students has been a massive bonus to Manurewa High School and the Trades Academy in particular. One of the biggest barriers to employment is the inability of our students to possess either a Restricted or a Full driving licence. Employers frequently […]

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DE – RRT grillt mehr als 1000 Burger für die Waldbrandhelden in Lübtheen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Am vergangenen Mittwoch (03.07.2019) sind 25 Mitglieder von RRT Bad Endbach, Düsseldorf, Siegen und Gummersbach mit zwei Anhängern und einem Kühlfahrzeug nach Lübtheen angereist, um die inzwischen mehr als 2.000 Brandbekämpfer vor Ort mit den leckeren RRT-Burger zu versorgen. Der Brand war am Sonntag ausgebrochen und hatte sich bei großer Hitze, angetrieben von kräftigen Winden, rasch […]

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DE – Familienfest „30 Jahre - Wir sind Südpark“ – und RRT ist dabei! 

Am 8. September 2018 fand im Südpark in Düsseldorf ein großes Familienfest statt. Der Südpark, der seit 1987 in seiner heutigen Form existiert, wurde seitdem an Veranstaltungstagen von insgesamt 7,5 Millionen Menschen besucht! Hier werden Menschen mit Behinderungen beschäftigt, die sich um die Bereiche Holz- und Metallbearbeitung, Verpackung und Montage, Garten & Landschaftspflege, Küche & […]

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Rapid Relief Team serves 330 meals at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, January 29

Despite the end of the government shutdown, the Rapid Relief Team has continued to conduct their National Campaign to provide free meals to Federal Transport Security Administration (TSA) employees, all across the United States. On Tuesday, January 29th, RRT provided 330 meals to TSA Agents and other Federal employees at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The news […]

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