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Lower North Island Vietnam Veterans Health and Wellbeing Expo

Lower North Island Vietnam Veterans Health and Wellbeing Expo

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lower Hutt Event Centre, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt 5010

This event is for Vietnam veterans and their whānau.

It is an opportunity to catch up with fellow veterans and to get the latest information about support available from Veterans’ Affairs and other organisations.

This expo is happening following on from the success of other expos for Vietnam veterans held in Christchurch and Auckland. We are again partnering with Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust for this event.

What you can expect

At the expo, veterans will be able to access:

  • health assessments
  • case management appointments
  • other support for daily living.

Who can come

All Vietnam veterans, their whānau, and support people are welcome to attend the expo. If you know a Vietnam veteran who should attend, please encourage them to contact a veteran connector.

How to register

To register for the expo, contact the connector for your area.

Region  Connector Phone number Email address
Taranaki and Whanganui Allan Wallbutton 027 308 4400
Hawke's Bay, Tararua, and Wairarapa  Willie Simonsen 027 308 2330
Manawatū and Kāpiti Coast Ian Barnes 027 307 7878
Wellington Bob Davies 027 307 7009

Please let your veteran connector know if you require transport or have any accessibility needs.

We encourage you to register by Monday 14 October.

By registering for the expo you will be helping us to run a successful event. We will use your registration details to prepare welcome packs, order enough catering for everyone, and make sure we have plenty of support staff on the day.