One of the charities that the Wellington District Lodges support is the Westpac Life Flight Trust operating out of Wellington International Airport at Rongotai.
On Wednesday afternoon 18th February 2015, the members made a visit to the Trust where they had the opportunity again to inspect their Helicopter which fortunately was at the base during the visit.
Miriam Dawson the Communications and Events Assistant again reminded the members of how the service began as a result of the Wahine Disaster in Wellington Harbour. and answered many questions from members. We were also shown film clips of various incredible rescues they were called upon .We also met the new CEO of the Trust recently arrived from Australia .
At the conclusion of the visit the
thanked Miriam for escorting us on the visit and on behalf of the Lodge presented a Cheque of $500 to Trust.