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Boogie and balloons boost awareness (DailyPost)

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DANCING FOR ASTHMA: (Left to right) Christina Snook, Asthma Foundation educator Amanda Hirst, Te Korowai Aroha nurse Kath Holmes, Summa Broadmore, Sylvia Mathew. DANCING FOR ASTHMA: (Left to right) Christina Snook, Asthma Foundation educator Amanda Hirst, Korowai Aroha nurse Kath Holmes, Summa Broadmore, Sylvia Mathew. (Photo: STEPHEN PARKER)

A whole lot of boogying was going on at yesterday’s Dance 4 Asthma event at Rotorua’s City Focus.

To mark Asthma Awareness Week and the Balloon Day appeal, prizes were on offer for those brave enough to show off their skills on the “dance floor” – a piece of lino donated by Bunnings.

The event was organised by the Rotorua branch of the Asthma Foundation and Maori health provider Korowai Aroha to raise awareness of a disease that affects one in four New Zealand children. Read more