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0 Comments 13 November 2014

Piha, Karekare and Anawhata’s First Responders

FirstResponse04Last night our First Responders celebrated their new ‘head quarters’ – the new garage at the entrance to the Piha Domain.  This garage was ‘purpose designed’  to fit the big new ambulances if St John Ambulance ever wish to station one out here in Piha.

Left: Karel showing Jim how to use a camera !

All looked very spiffing in their uniforms as they listened to Doug Gallagher, Auckland Districts St John Ambulance’s Operations Manager, Andrew Everiss, Waitakere Territory Manager and Mark Thomas EMT in training, justifiably sing their praises.

Our First Responders and Volunteer Fire Brigade are truly the angels in our community.

Photos:  I couldn’t decide which was the best so have published one big one and three smaller.

Back Row- Karel Witten-Hannah (Senior Officer, First Responder 20 years), David Baillie (Team Leader),  Mark Thomas (EMT in training, First Responder and  Volunteer Fireman), Alan Gibson (Registered Nurse and First Responder).

Front Row- Fiona Anderson (Senior Officer, First Responder 14 years), Nicola Thomas (EMT in training and First Responder), Kelly Clarke (Registered Nurse and First Responder) Susie Boyd-Brown (Registered Nurse, First Responder 10 years and part-time Flying Nurse out of Coober Pedy), Michelle Cunis (First Responder), Rebecca Wanden-Hannay (First Responder 18 years).

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