The Kapiti Pakeke Lions Club was one of the sponsors of the Marine Gardens Community AED which was commissioned on 11 December 2017.
The unit is positioned on the front wall of the Kapiti Bowling Club pavilion where it is always available to the public.
Here are the instructions for using the AED
In the case of a suspected cardiac arrest
1. Call 111
2. The operator will direct you to the nearest AED and give you a code number to enter into the keypad on the defibrillator box
3. Once the box is opened and the defibrillator is accessed it will automatically give voice commands for you to follow
4. The operator will also talk you through the use of the defibrillator and
5. An ambulance will be dispatched to the site.