9 year old suffers serious burns

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9 year old suffers serious burns on school camp

Hokitika, West Coast

On Tuesday the 24th, October 2023, a group of primary school students from Hokitika headed on a camp of a lifetime to Waipara Adventure Camp.

This quickly turned into a tragic event when a 9 year old boy suffered serious burns. He was airlifted to Christchurch Hospital with his Dad by his side as he was present at camp, thankfully.

He has already had 2 surgeries so far and many more to come. He is in a medically induced coma.

With ongoing surgeries,hospital appointments, and treatments plus day to day living, there will be unexpected expenses for this beautiful family.

This is a tragic event that has not only affected the young boys whanau but also the wider community we have set this page up with the permission of the whanau so the community and wider community can show their love and support to the whanau.

So, on behalf of the whanau, thank you all for your love and support.

Rebecca Thompson's involvement (page creator)

Whanau friend and work colleague.

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Ongoing unexpected expenses, hospital visits, treatments and everyday expenses

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Home in time for Christmas   27 December 2023

Posted by: Kellie Parker

After 3 nights last week at Ronald Mcdonald House we were given the green light to head home to Hokitika.

So very grateful to each and every one who have helped our family over the past 2 months to get to this stage.

So very happy to have had Christmas Day at home and a break before we ready ourselves to face the ongoing appointments and future surgeries.

Thank you all so very much.

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Latest donations

Daniel
Daniel 7 days ago
$100
Sally
Sally on 02 Jan 2024
Best wishes ❤️
$100
Private Donor
Private Donor on 28 Dec 2023
So pleased you all could have Christmas at home. All the best for a Wonderful New Year.
Private
Marguerite
Marguerite on 16 Dec 2023
So pleased to hear that Louie is in Christchurch and a bit closer to home and may be easier for family to visit. All the very best and Merry Christmas to you all xxx
$50
Reefton Golden Oldies
Reefton Golden Oldies on 13 Dec 2023
Best wishes to Louie and thinking of Dad, Mum and family who are sitting through this with him.
$500

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