Donation made to Queenstown Lakes District Air Rescue Helicopter

The Orange Institution is pleased to announce that it has recently made a donation of $5,000 to Queenstown Lakes District Air Rescue Trust which was presented to Jules Tapper the CEO Chairman by the NZ Grand Master Elva Brash.


From Left are Sis. Linda Smith, LDART chairman Jules Tapper, NZ Grand master Elva Brash and Bro. Brian Smith

The Orange Institution selects charities that serve the local community and are what we consider a good cause to support. The amounts we donate aren’t huge but we know that every bit helps.

The Queenstown Lakes District Air Rescue Trust is based in Queenstown and serves Lakes District for rescue services and ambulance services.

Mr. Tapper stated that Tapper said donations such as the Orange Lodge’s go a long way to support this important regional service and the organisation was very grateful for the donation by the Orange Institution.

Who Is the Orange Institution?

The Orange Institution was established in New Zealand in 1843. Its history goes back to Ireland, 328 years ago when the order acted as the defence force for King William III to defend the right of Parliament to govern over the divine right of Kings. The Orange Institution is still defending that the Constitutional Democracy in the British Isles and New Zealand.

The Orange Institution is a Protestant fraternity who are passionate about empowering people in need by selecting organisation to support and helping with their fund raising and providing moral support as well.



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