The Long Awaited Hoist

From left to right are: Sport Northland CEO Brent Eastwood, Whangarei District Council sector liaison Kim Silvey, Manaia PHO CEO Chris Farrelly, Sport Northland physiotherapist Isobel Finlayson, Blomfield School teacher Lyn Powell, Rosanna Tipene-Komene (15), IHC representative David Laird, Tiaho Trust CEO Jonny Wilkinson and WDC chief operating officer Jude Thompson.

At long last the Whangarei Swimming Pools has a hoist to assist those with disability access the facilities.  Manaia Health PHO was one of the sponsors towards the achievement for Whangarei.  This is a great and long awaited community improvement with everyone celebrating the installment in August 2010.