Oct. 18, 2023 Live from the road

Hastings City

Reported by Mark Harvey 30.0 km

Don outside Maraekakaho School.

Maraekakaho School Peace Run Presentation.

Maraekakaho School students Arthur and Liam receive Certificate of Appreciation and Jhanakala artwork.

Andrew Graney, Owner of PaknSave Tamatea receiving the Torch Bearer Award for his generosity of spirit donating food to the cyclone Gabrielle disaster relief effort.

Ailsa and Nirakara running for peace.

Preetidatta running with the Peace Torch.

Surveying the peace in Hastings.

Ailsa and Nirakara sharing a moment of peace holding the Peace Torch.

Sheep and Sheep dogs.

Sherenden and District School.

Feeling peace in their hearts.

The school organised their own peace torch relay.

Handing the Peace Torch to the next runner.

Together we make a more peaceful world.

The Peace Run team meet new friends at the holiday park.

Meeting high school students who were enquiring what was going on. They were happy to hear about the Peace Run.

Peace spreads from hand to hand.

Preetidutta and Nirakara arrive at Waiaroha Water Treatment in Hastings.

Hastings Council greeting the Peace Run team.

Hearing all about the the new Waiaroha Water Treatment plant.

Hastings City Mayor, Sandra Hazelhurst, in her speech: "Hope is the fuel for Peace."

Hastings City Mayor, Sandra Hazelhurst, dedicating the Waiaroha Water Treatment plant as a Sri Chinmoy Peace-Blossom, and receives artwork created by the founder of the Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy.

Waiaroha and council staff join the Peace Run team for a group photo.

Torch carried by
Ailsa Barker (New Zealand), Daniel Rubin (New Zealand), Don Kerr (New Zealand), Jim Lawless (New Zealand), Mark Harvey (New Zealand), nirakara Lincoln (New Zealand), Preetidutta Thorpe (New Zealand).  
Mark Harvey
The torch has travelled 30.0 km in Hastings City.

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