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Written by Melissa Kinealy, Manukau Courier   
Tuesday, 05 June 2012
CHANGING LIVES: Pilot Phil Pacey from Drury is a volunteer angel ready and waiting to help.

Angels will start landing in Papakura this week and earth-bound volunteers are needed to be a part of their mission.

Retired businessman and pilot Lance Weller [Tutukaka] has single-handedly set up a charity that flies patients from remote regions to far-away hospitals for non-urgent medical appointments.

Angel Flight New Zealand now has a presence at Ardmore Airport and is expecting to welcome its first patient, a paraplegic from Kaitaia, tomorrow.

Mr Weller was a volunteer pilot for the Australian Angel Flight which has flown more than 5000 missions. But when he moved back to New Zealand after 43 years he was disappointed to find the charity wasn't operating here.

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