A Fabulous Launch!
So many to thank!! Thank you to everybody who attended, bought raffle tickets, gave speeches and ensured that the evening made for such an auspicious start. Guests, friends and family came from all over New Zealand – Auckland, Hamilton, Queenstown, Christchurch. The Minister of Health, the honourable David Clark, declared the Trust operational and heard our important messages.
Thank you to Michelle Branford for reinforcing our purpose and focusing our thoughts for darling Ritchie. Tania Slatter who highlighted new research. Sai Yoganathan, who dedicated her most beautiful cookbook to her late Father who suffered a brain tumour, and for donating all of the proceeds to the Trust. Thank you also to Practika Lal for guiding us through this most enjoyable and succesful evening as MC.
We also thank Michelle at the Otago Museum, Gordon at BBCatering, the NZBTT Youth Group, our musicians, piper Elizabeth, and wonderful Trustee speakers, Ahmad Taha, Chris Medlicott, and Janice Royds.