73rd Anniversary of the Arrival of Polish Children to New Zealand

Friday, 3 November 2017

Together with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland, the Pahiatua community and the 70th Reunion committee, the Polish Association in Wellington would like to extend a warm invitation to the ‘Pahiatua Polish Children’ and their families, to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the arrival of Polish children to New Zealand.

A programme of events for the day, Friday 3 November 2017, has been organised, including the unveiling of a commemorative plaque, presented to the Pahiatua community by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland and the Polish community in New Zealand.

Transport – Bus Service to Pahiatua

The Embassy and the 70th Reunion committee will be providing a bus to transport those who wish to travel to and from Pahiatua without the stress of driving. Confirmed details for the bus service are as follows:

DEPARTING FROM WELLINGTON

1st pick-up location: Wellington Railway Station – Platform 9

Time: Meet at 8.15am – departing at 8.30am sharp

2nd pick-up point: Petone Postshop, Jackson Street

3rd pick-up point: High Street, Avalon (near St Martin de Porres)

Arrive in Pahiatua: 11.15am approximately

Restroom stops: Yes, on request

DEPARTING FROM PAHIATUA

Time: 2.30pm

1st drop-off point: High Street, Avalon (near St Martin de Porres)

2nd drop-off point: Petone Postshop, Jackson Street

Final drop-off point: Wellington Railway Station – Platform 9

Arrive in Wellington: 5.30pm approximately at Wellington Railway Station – Platform 9

TOTAL COST No cost

Guests are welcomed to travel by their private cars, but for catering purposes in Pahiatua could you please register your intent to attend with Irena Lowe – see contact number below.

As this special occasion is approaching fast, please send names of those requiring bus transport and a contact number. We need to receive confirmation no later than Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Via post: 73rd Anniversary Pahiatua Day Trip Registration, P.O Box 853, Wellington 6140

Via email: polish70reunion@polishcommunity.org.nz

Via phone: Irena Lowe 04 973 5839 (home) or 022 677 8450 (mobile).

If you should have any further questions, please contact: Irena Lowe on 04 973 5839 (home) or 022 677 8450 (mobile).

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