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For the first time in six decades a local veteran will return to the country he served in as a young man. Miramar local Phil Wallace is currently en route to Korea – 60 years on from when he served as a transport driver following the Korean War. Phil will travel as part of the ‘Revisit Korea Programme’ which is organised by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs for the Republic of Korea. The programme conveys the Korean people’s appreciation and respect for sacrifices of the Korean War veterans who defended Korea’s democracy and freedom. Phil, who is a member of the Korean Veterans Association, left for Korea on Wednesday and during his visit will take part in a wreath laying at the National Cemetery and an Anzac Day dawn service. Continued on page 2

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The New Zealand Blood Service is appealing for the community to head along and donate blood at a local drive next week. Next Thursday, a blood drive will be held at the ASB Centre in Kilbirnie and the New Zealand Blood Service are hoping for at least 60 donors to attend on the day. Nicola Binns from the New Zealand Blood Service said this was the first time there had been a blood drive in Kilbirnie for more than 10 years. She said this was because there had not

Phil Wallace will travel to Korea, 60 years after he served there following the Korean War.

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