Hospitalship school teacher

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From the Swiss Alps to the New Zealand Southern Alps, Marianne Widmer’s love for the rugged outdoors drew her across the world. The former Greymouth and Hasst school teacher talks about life on board the Global Mercy – a hospital ship a very long way from home.

Read Marianne’s story in Greymouth Star, the West Coast’s daily news


Marianne recently appeared in the NZ TV mini-feature, Launching Global Mercy.

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