Milford Primary School

Operation Phoenix North Shore


We would like to thank members of the Operation Phoenix Team who fundraised for six houses in Thalpitiya Village after the tsunami, especially Dave Woods, Antony Vallyon, Blair Harkness and Mahinda Attanayake.

We would also like to thank:

Mr David Keay, the Civil Defence Manager for North Shore City.

Noel Williams, who went to Sri Lanka and put a digger to very good use.

Ben Watson from the North Shore Times who visited Thalpitiya for his stories and photographs.

Mrs Kusuma Gunuwardane, for answering all our questions about Sri Lanka.

Mrs Lorimer, our classroom teacher.

Lyn Potter, who was on a Ministry of Education Teacher Fellowship administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand.