At its December meeting, The West Coast Development
Trust confirmed a $28,687 grant to the Life Education Trust
for the purchase of a truck unit and car.
Education Programme is delivered to primary schools and
provides young children with information vital to their
health and well-being, and assists them to make the often
difficult decisions they will face in their teenage
A new West Coast Life Education Trust is now being
established and the vehicles will play a key role in
ensuring this valuable service is delivered to schools
throughout the region. In the past, The Life Education Trust
had difficulty in moving its mobile classrooms and getting
providers to travel to the West Coast from Canterbury. This
was exacerbated by the travel distances involved in
delivering the programme to all West Coast schools.
Ongoing operational costs will be met by the West Coast
Life Education Trust, and they will also benefit from
significant voluntary input from local heavy traffic
operators and businesses in relocating classrooms
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