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Supporting Our Communities

Rapid Relief Team

RRT offers quality catering assistance to charitable and government organisations confronting some of humankind’s greatest challenges, including natural disasters, heart disease, cancer research and the plight of the homeless. Across the globe, RRT is mobilised and ready to respond where they are needed most.

Inspired by community spirit and the gift of giving, a steady movement of volunteer efforts across the globe developed into a committed charitable organisation – now known as the Rapid Relief Team (RRT).

Without our volunteers – there wouldn’t be a Rapid Relief Team. Our volunteers operate from the heart, devoting spare time from their very busy schedules to serve communities with compassion in crisis.

RRT volunteers are ambassadors of good will – working toward the greater good while treating people from all walks of life with equal consideration and respect. Beneath our humble tents, people from all stations in life seek shelter and commune in times of crisis.

Auckland Rescue Helicopter

The Auckland based Westpac Rescue Helicopter is staffed full-time by a highly experienced flight crew consisting of pilots, paramedics and crewmen, and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. In addition to this, the HEMS service complements the team with specialist trauma physicians with the team to make further improvements to the chain of care for the patient.

Plate up for a Purpose

The cost of providing school uniforms can be overwhelming for many Canterbury families who are already surviving on very little. They have no spare money for school uniforms, stationery or even school bags—in fact, the reality is many of these parents can’t afford to put food in their child’s lunch box, let alone cover basic uniform costs.

Bayleys Canterbury, together with the Christchurch City Mission, wants every child in Canterbury to have all the tools they need for school. It’s as simple as that.

Living Well

Living Well Trust was established as Koinonia Trust in September 2011 by Michael and Jovana Wilkes and Lynne and Paul Chaffey. It began when two couples came together and started to share their dreams; dreams of intentional community, of loving people through hospitality and of inspiring people through the natural created environment.