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Closed Cause page created in the Community category by QT2INV Bike Ride 2016 - Westpac Chopper Appeal for "Lakes District Air Rescue Trust"

  • $19,199.05 donated
  • 217 generous donors

All funds raised go towards the Lakes District Air Rescue Trust to ensure the continued operation of the rescue helicopters.

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Search & Rescue Volunteering

Up to sixty riders will cycle from Queenstown to Invercarcargill (230kms) on Friday the 13th of May 2016 to raise funds for our local rescue helicopter service.

Lakes District Air Rescue Trust operates helicopters based in Te Anau and Queenstown that service the wider Southland area. The cost to operate is $1.2 million each year and only 50% is funded by the Government and the balance comes from the community, general fundraising and the Westpac Chopper Appeal.

Over 450 missions are undertaken every year or 650 flying hours.

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Up to sixty riders will cycle from Queenstown to Invercarcargill (230kms) on Friday the 13th of May 2016 to raise funds for our local rescue helicopter service.

Lakes District Air Rescue Trust operates helicopters based in Te Anau and Queenstown that service the wider Southland area. The cost to operate is $1.2 million each year and only 50% is funded by the Government and the balance comes from the community, general fundraising and the Westpac Chopper Appeal.

Over 450 missions are undertaken every year or 650 flying hours.

All funds raised benefit:

Lakes District Air Rescue Trust

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Westpac Chopper Appeal on behalf of Lakes District Air Rescue Trust.

  • $19,199.05 donated
  • 217 generous donors

$19,199 donated

$50,000

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This cause page was created on 21 Mar 2016 and closed at 17:00 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 10 Jun 2016.

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