Airline aid for clowns

By Lynley Bilby

Ayden Jacobs (left), Steve Price and Zak McCracker clown it up. Photo / Doug Sherring
Ayden Jacobs (left), Steve Price and Zak McCracker clown it up. Photo / Doug Sherring

It was smiles all round as clown doctors landed a $30,000 grant from Jetstar.

Clown Doctor New Zealand chief executive Dr Thomas Petschner said the money and air fares couldn't have come at a better time for the charity.

Actors and health professionals are part of a 24-strong troupe that visits hospitals in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to cheer up patients.

Jetstar Flying Start judge Steve Price said they had impressed him.

- Herald on Sunday

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