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"Give it a Go" 2018

A huge big thank you to the sponsors for making the GIAG weekend happen. What another fun conference. This will be my fourth amp camp attending. It’s such a fun weekend to meet new amputees reaquaint with old friends and partake in exciting adventures. White water rafting was so much fun. I am very proud that I climbed up and jumped off a high rock half way down. Pushing your limits and out of your comfort zones. It’s a wonderful weekend to be around other amputees and I’m so grateful to the sponsors who pay so we can attend.
—Rosana Paine

First and foremost I would just like to take this moment to say thank you very much to the team who sponsored me to be apart of the trip that we have done on last weekend. Thank you for the opportunity for me to take and and be there last weekend. I am so grateful for all the help and support iIhave received from yous, I appreciate everything yous have done for me I hope some day we will get to see each again. I hope and pray that God will continue to bless yous all and may he be with yous in all that yous do this year. Thank you.
—Tevita Lokotui

Over the weekend, I had a great time in Wellington. It was really great to be able to meet people that I could talk to and relate to about being an amputee and see how people thrive even with missing a limb. It was great to be able to do new things with people my age and build some new friendships with everyone because they were all really nice and considerate about everything. I hope for more young people to be able to experience the trip and have the support that this group of people give especially because some families aren’t very supportive in the process because they haven’t gone through it so don’t know how to react and support you properly. I look forward to being able to go along next year and meet all these great people and hopefully more and create more friendships.
—Danielle Allen

Had such a great weekend Taiko drumming, white-water rafting along with meeting and catching up with fellow amputees with the Give it a go programme in Wellington. Thanks to all the sponsors for making it possible.
—Morgan Jones

This was my first time on the GIAG trip and I had an awesome time. I got to meet new people and experience new things like taiko drumming, which I have done nothing like before and I thoroughly enjoyed. I also had a lot of fun whitewater rafting as well. I got to meet a lot of awesome people who I’m hoping to seeing in the future. Huge thanks to everyone who made it happen and I’m looking forward to future trips.
—Celyn Edwards

What can I say giag is always such a good weekend and so much fun getting to hang out with other amputees of a simpler age group and get to go and try new fun activities. We all need to give huge thanks to our sponsors people who make it all happens for us. Its definitely something I look forward to each year and once it arrives it always goes too fast but enjoyed by everyone.
—Abby Morse

Thanks to the sponsors of giag for making it possible. Iv been to giag 4 times now and it’s something I look forward to every time. It’s great being able to catch up with friends and meet new people in similar positions who understand. It’s inspiring to see what others can do and makes me push myself. So thank you very much without you it simply wouldn’t happen.
—Ben Walker

I would like to thank the sponsors for giving me the opportunity to go on give it a go meeting new people and having fun and seeing the people that I’ve met on a previous give it a go.
—Glen te Bogt


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