Forty-four people recently received certificates of appreciation for outstanding voluntary service (10 years or more) from Abbeyfield NZ.
They include present and past members of Abbeyfield committees, the Abbeyfield NZ and Abbeyfield Properties boards and Abbeyfield Foundation Charitable Trust.
The large number of long-serving committee and board members highlights the enthusiasm and dedication of Abbeyfield volunteers, and the huge contribution they make to Abbeyfield houses around the country.
The recipients were:
Terry Foster, Martin Stephenson, Deborah Duncan, Heather Alford (Auckland); Fenn Shaw, Lynne Gibbons, Margaret Yorke, Valda Reveley (Christchurch); Anna Carter, Bruce Cochrane, Jackie Cochrane, Murray Stephens, Gwynn Thomson, Kathleen McMahon, Robyn Casey, Helen Crowhen (Ellesmere); Ann Jones, Bev Jensen, Helen Kingston, Joan Reilly, Dallas Wilson (Golden Bay); June Frankpitt, Peter Frankpitt, Lyn Heine (Greymouth); Kirsty Campbell, Jude Clark, Cynthia Smith (Masterton); Judith Lucre, Eileen Wilkins, Geoff Milnes, David Ogilvie (Motueka); Chris Armstrong, Ann Armstrong, Barry Mills, Graeme Thomas, Bruce Kaye, Bob Paine, Diane Ramsay, Brian Ramsay (Nelson); Simon Hayes (Wakatipu); Tom Clisby, Peter Smale, Rosalind Bassett-Black, Peggy Balck (national).