Ms. Julieta Opsino
Mr. Jamie Hoffman
Jamie is a totally dedicated Cantabrian whom has experienced a severe disability from a very young age.
He attended a well-known Christchurch High School (Mairehau) and following this period of time, has successfully completed several professional studies.
This includes an advanced course in Computers and also obtaining a “Certificate in Business Management” in 2009 (i.e. “Te Wānanga O Aotearoa” Christchurch).
His ongoing and valuable contribution in valiantly assisting many local community based organisations is very well-known, and also highly valued.
Jamie enjoys life to the fullest and possess a typical “Challenge Anything” lifestyle in spite of being confined daily to a wheel-chair.
Mr. Julius (Jack) Chorle
Jack was born in Saltzburg, Austria and with his parents immigrated to New Zealand in 1958.
Because of a marital breakup (in 1959) he was placed into a local religious institutional home (i.e. St. John of God).
His schooling was finally completed at Hagley High and following this time he was employed by the Christchurch City Council for quite a number of years.
Ironically when his father re-married it was the daughter of a very famous Film Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor.
His interests include a pet dog (called Rascal) and also classical Ford Motor Vehicles.