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Getting quizzical for Hetherington House fund raiser

Getting quizzical for Hetherington House fund raiser

Posted February 17, 2020
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Hetherington House is holding a Quiz Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 27 at Waihi Beach RSA.

Hetherington House is a 50 bed residential care facility in Waihi.Named after Dr Lionel Rex Hetherington who served the community for 43 years - in July 1933 he and Dr Eric Bridgeman risked their lives by descending deep into Martha Mine to administer first aid to 13 seriously injured miners trapped in a cage in No 2 shaft.

Dr Hetherington became an iconic and much loved man in Waihi.

After many years of fund raising and collecting donations, Hetherington House was officially opened on 19th November 1977.

Later a purpose built hospital wing was added and in 2011 a Dementia wing was also added.

Teams of up to 8 people are invited to register now by calling Florence - 863 8436, Bronwyn - 863 7146 or Jean 07 212 8845.$80 per team.

Please be seated at Waihi Beach RSA by 7 pm.