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High hopes for Hikoi

THE Waikohu Hikoi for Hope is being held in another two weeks time.

The 12-hour walking fundraiser to support friends and whanau with cancer will be held on the night of Saturday November 16 and the morning of the 17th at the Waikohu Sports Field.

The walks starts at 7pm on Saturday.

All funds raised go directly to the Gisborne East Coast Cancer Society.

Registration is $10 per adult or a gold coin for those aged 14 or younger. Registrations will be accepted up until November 16.

The event will feature entertainment, merchandise for sale and prizes for the best-dressed participants and best flag.

All teams must have at least one member walking at all times during the night to acknowledge that cancer never sleeps and to reflect ‘the journey through darkness that cancer patients experience.

Participants walking in the dark should wear a hi vis vest.

Waikohu Hikoi for Hope is a smoke, drug, and alcohol free event.

Participants are asked to bring a tent and something to eat.

People wishing to register can contact Caroline on 0274 888267 or the cancer society on 867 1795.