Get quizzical for Hetherington House fund raiser
30 October 2020
Town: Waihi Beach
Venue: Waihi Beach RSA
Times: Please be seated by 7 pm - quiz starts 7.30 pm
Cost: $80 per team
Hetherington House is holding a Quiz Night Fundraiser on Friday, October 30 at Waihi Beach RSA.
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.
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.