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NOW living in Opotiki, Benup Neupane is doing what he can to raise awareness about the plight of his countrymen following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Mr Neupane says residents can donate money at the Opotiki District Council counter.

Feeling Nepal's pain

AN Opotiki civil engineer is plagued by images of destruction from his native Nepal following the April 25 earthquake.

Employed by Opotiki District Council, Benup Neupane says he feels bad about not being home and doing what he can to help.

“I see photos of people lying in rubble and I want to be there to pull them out,” he said.

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