Cy­clone fundraiser

Central Leader - - NEWS -

A char­ity break­fast is be­ing held to re­store liveli­hoods for the people ef­fected by Cy­clone Ian. The cy­clone hit Tonga on Jan­uary 10, bring­ing winds of up to 270kmh and caus­ing al­most com­plete de­struc­tion to the north­ern is­lands of Ha’apai. More than 2000 people have been dis­placed, 600 homes were de­stroyed and 400 dam­aged. On top of that, 85 per cent of the fresh wa­ter drink­ing sup­ply was lost. Ox­fam is host­ing a cor­po­rate char­ity break­fast on March 20, 7am till 9am, at Beca House on Pitt St. Tick­ets are $50 a per­son plus GST. Email info@nztbc. org.nz to reg­is­ter.

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