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Georgia Weaver

Donations fund new paramedic kit for ambulances

by Georgia Weaver, reporting for the Christchurch Mail St John  has installed 20 new top-of-the-line defibrillators in its Christchurch ambulances and rapid response vehicles. The $23,000 machines were paid for with $400,000 of donations raised through the service’s supporters’ scheme and appeal weeks. Service improvement manager Curt Ward, who is also… Read More »Donations fund new paramedic kit for ambulances

Finding freedom in the pool

Georgia Weaver, reporting for The Press When most teenage girls are thinking about the school ball and exams, Jacquie Ruth’s sole focus is the swimming pool. The 17-year-old Rangi Ruru pupil, who has an eye on the 2020 Paralympics, yearns for the “physical freedom” the water provides. “I can swim… Read More »Finding freedom in the pool