Flatman parties with the tenants of ''Barcelona'' flat in
Cumberland St yesterday. Photo by Linda Robertson.
Cantabrian caped food-sader Flatman made a dashing visit
to Dunedin flatters yesterday.
In typical superhero fashion he arrived in the city under the
cloak of darkness on Wednesday night and was busy until 3am
yesterday packaging up food parcels for flatters in the
He hit the streets yesterday morning to deliver packages
containing ''the essentials'', such as toilet paper and
spaghetti, and ''treats'' such as chocolate biscuits and
He was greeted by cheers and applause at a flat in Cumberland
One of the flatters, Ollie Nislord, said it was ''a good day
to be a second-year [student]''.
Flatman was pleased with the reception he received.
''It's been an awesome morning,'' he said.
''The students just love it.''
His work in his hometown of Christchurch mostly involved
families now, so he was happy to be ''coming back down here
... and getting back into what I started it [helping
students] for,'' he said.
He aimed to make two trips to Dunedin a year and Orientation
Week was a highlight.