Overwhelming response to Merdeka Palace's New Zealand food fair

The Borneo Post - Sunday, 7 September 2003

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THE LUCKY WINNER... Vivian Teo (left) receiving the air ticket from Malaysia New Zealand Business Council chairman Alex Ting as organising chairperson of the food fair Josephine Chiew (fourth left) and other organising committee members (from left), Steven Lim, Stephen Hii, Pauline Tang, Paul Amin Satem and Felix Ho look on.

KUCHING: The New Zealand Food Fair, held in Merdeka Palace every Thursday night in the month of August, received tremendous response.

The last evening of the food fair was on Aug 28 where a lucky draw was held.

The first prize was a return air ticket to New Zealand sponsored by Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand.

The other sponsors are Supreme Cold Storage Sdn Bhd and Choice Daily, major importers of New Zealand food like New Zealand lamb, beef, oyster, salmon, green mussels and a lot of vegetables and a good variety of cheese.

The lucky winner of the first prize lucky draw is Vivian Teo Hua Joo of No 208, Lot 3457, Lorong 13, Jalan Kapor, Kuching.

The other 20 winners, who will each receive a discount voucher worth RM50 from Choice Daily are Laura Yiin (0107), Catherine Hii (0192), Wong Hai Ong (0248), Wong Siu Hieng (0251), Kaddy (0269), Jill Wong (0278), Lim Xuei Min (0286), Lau Tiong Ing (0316), Caroline Chan Chia Chia (0399), Peter Chai Ching Wang (0361), Angie Kueh (0376), John Loh (0385), Tan Chwee Ying (0448), Salbiah Sahari (0463), Gabriel Liaw Shaw Hian (0511), Johnson Tay Ing Khoon (0532), Nancy Carbury (0558), Andrew Chong (0583) and Daniel Chew Chung Fui (0596).

The donation to the five charitable organisations, namely Sarawak Thalassaemia Society, the School for the Mentally Retarded Children (Perkata), Kidney Dialysis Centre, Sarawak Children's Cancer Society and Lion Nursing Home will be held at a later date.

The Malaysia New Zealand Business Council, Sarawak Chapter under its chairman Alex Ting and the organising committee of the food fair headed by Josephine Chiew expressed appreciation for the support given by the New Zealand High Commission, the sponsors and the public.

Further information about the council and its activities and membership application is obtainable from Pauline Tang at 082-367888.