Category Archives: Rescue

August 5, 2014 … and now we lie in Flanders fields*

Wonderful opportunities arose yesterday. It was a day of solemn memories in New Zealand, marking as it did, the 100th anniversary of our country’s entry into the first world war. A 100 gun salute was to be fired on the … Continue reading

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June 21, 2012 … blessed are they who expect little …

Expectation management is an important science. For example, recently I had a minor collision in my car (my fault, no injury to either person). I took it to the car repair place. In the past, given the minor scale of … Continue reading

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April 22, 2012 … if I am lost, I want people like these looking for me

What an amazing day, with amazing people. My youngest son is currently the relieving Wellington Search and Rescue Coordinator for the New Zealand Police. With his colleagues, he organised a regional ┬áSearch and Rescue training day. Since the Belmont Regional … Continue reading

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