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Christchurch Visit Day One

Dame Patsy and Sir David travelled to Christchurch to pay their respects following the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Dame Patsy's first meeting was with the Vice President of the Republic of Turkey, HE Fuat Oktay and Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who expressed their sympathy for the people of Christchurch and the local Muslim community. Image Gallery

Image of Dame Patsy leading discussions with the Vice President of the Republic of Turkey, HE Fuat Oktay and Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Later Dame Patsy met with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and rounded off the evening by catching up a group of St John New Zealand paramedics, who were on duty during the Christchurch attack. The team talked to Dame Patsy about their experiences on the ground in a dangerous situation and how they respond to large scale emergencies Image Gallery

Image of Dame Patsy, Sir David and Mayor of Christchurch, Lianne Dalziell

 

 

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