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All Black Waddles For Life

All Black Waddles For Life


TWO-TIMES meninigits survivor, All Black Troy Flavell has gone quackers for a good cause!

The Auckland Blues utility player with 17 All Blacks tests to his credit is lending his support to the Meningitis Trust's annual fundraising appeal, the Toddle Waddle. Troy available for interviews after January 21.

The appeal, to be conducted throughout New Zealand during February and March, will involve families, schools, kindergartens and early learning centres taking part in sponsored walks in their local communities.

Last year over 20,000 children from all over New Zealand joined the trust's mascot Monty the duck and his mates in the waddle, raising $50,000.

Troy and his family, wife Cherie and daughter India, 18 months, will waddle around Western Springs on Sunday, February 25.

Register now on 0800 718 718 … and join them and Monty in the fun.

Monty and his mates will be waddling all over the country from the 23rd February -18th March 2007 and want you to join them. If you are part of a kindy, an early learning centre or even a group of friends you can hold your own Toddle Waddle. We’ll help by sending you a pack full of entertaining ideas, balloons, Monty the duck stickers, sponsor forms and meningitis symptom cards.

To register an event or for further info contact Monty's mates Nancy on 0800 718 718, email events@meningitis-trust.org.nz or visit our website www.toddlewaddle.org.nz

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