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At a beautiful evening at Government House the Asthma Foundation celebrated their 50th anniversary with a gala dinner hosted by our Patron, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae on the 13th March.
The evening celebrated a proud history and strong future. Along with many distinguished guests, we were honoured to have five of our life members in attendance as well as our 2014 Achievers’ Awards winners.
Congratulations to our 2014 Achievers’ Awards winners
There was excitement, joy and tears as the winners were honoured at the 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Government House. When speaking of the Achievers’ our Patron, the Governor General, said “they have been brave, resilient and diligent in terms of managing their condition while also achieving excellence. They are an inspiration to us all.”
Congratulations to (from left) Nicole Doriguzzi (Wellington), Liam Kennedy-Clark (Ashburton), Esther-Jordan Muriwai (Northland), the Governor General Sir Jerry, Tomairangi Pihema-Brown (Gisborne), Carol Cooper-Taylor (Dargaville) and Jo Turner (Auckland)- you inspire us all to do more and live a full life!
See more about our Achievers’ Award winners
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