The Phil Lamason Heritage Centre Trust Incorporated was formed in 2015 after consultation with the Lamason family and key representatives of the local Dannevirke community. The Trust has a charitable purpose committed to attaining the following two goals:

  1. To preserve and share the inspirational Phil Lamason war story.
  2. To work collaboratively with interested like-minded local organisations to preserve and present other significant and inspirational local heritage stories.

By making a donation you are supporting the goals of the Trust. The Trust has IRD Approved Status meaning in New Zealand donations of $5 and over are eligible for tax credits.

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