REFUGEE REUNIFICATION

The Tribune (NZ) - - OPINION -

Thank you for the write up you gave our High Tea in The Tri­bune on May 18. More than 100 peo­ple at­tended the event, and we raised $2,000 for the Refugee Reunification Fund and per­haps even more im­por­tantly, we be­lieve we raised aware­ness of the work be­ing done to help refugees to as­sist their fam­ily mem­bers to come to New Zealand.

Sonja de Lange, Hu­man­i­tar­ian Ser­vices man­ager with the Red Cross, spoke vividly of the work be­ing done to as­sist refugees, and was fol­lowed by An­toinette, who had been through the ex­pe­ri­ence of the life of a refugee when she and her fam­ily came to New Zealand. Mem­bers of the Bhutanese and Burmese com­mu­ni­ties de­lighted the at­ten­dees with their danc­ing,

Au­drey Jarvis Palmer­ston North

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