St John Penguins relaunched

Photo by James Beech.
Photo by James Beech.

St John Penguins (from left) Connor Buckland (7), Scott Duncan (8), Hamish Early (8) and Ayla Balona (7), with (from left) leader Claudia Faichney, senior cadet Laura Laurenson and Central Otago divisional youth manager Tania Haugh, relaunched the Penguins movement in the Wakatipu by popular demand on Tuesday.

The St John group for 5 to 9-year-olds, which precedes the cadets which is for 9 to 18-year-olds, began by working for their communication badge in the ambulance station rooms in Frankton.

Ms Faichney said St John Penguins learned about teamwork, discipline, basic first aid and more while having fun. New recruits were welcome.

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