The excitement at Wanaka New World's Lotto counter yesterday
was palpable as staff checked tickets and fielded a stream of
questions from those keen to learn the identity of the town's
Ducks dodging traffic on their daily commute between Wanaka's
lakefront and Pembroke Park have a new friend in animal-lover
Karen Neilsen, whose one-woman crusade for ''ducks crossing''
signs has produced results.