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march, 2021

28mar1:30 pm3:30 pmPoppy Flight Welcome Event

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Join us for afternoon tea at this free family friendly event welcoming the Poppy Flight into Gisborne. Come along and see how the Poppy Flight project is supporting the RSA, The Starship Foundation and NZ Warbirds. The kids are off school so bring them along to learn about these charities with some fun activities.
See the local knitters adding their poppies to the giant poppy and star artworks that are travelling around the country. Try some knitting yourself!
Knitters & crafters are welcome to make more poppies and stars and bring them to put on the donation table.
Donations can be made for poppies, stars, aeroplanes, poppy prints etc.”The Poppy Flight is a nationwide project with 34 volunteer pilots each flying a sector on a 4 week itinerary in the run up to ANZAC DAY. They will be carrying two large pieces of knitted artwork that will be added to by the locals at the welcome events in each town. These welcome events will be a place where people can come and see what we are doing and why, and children can learn about the charities. See the Poppy Flight Story at and the other ways you can help”The flight arrives into Gisborne at approx. Midday from Tauranga. Why not pop along to the Gisborne Aviation Preservation Society to see the Harvard land to hand over the artworks to Kiri Te Kanawa Village and then join them a little later for afternoon tea.Please share & support your local event.



(Sunday) 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village

12 Gwyneth Place, Lytton West


Poppy FlightBringing together remembrance and hope for the future. A fundraising project for the RSA, NZ Warbirds and Starship Foundation. 0210 768 308


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