In the urban environment, a child struck by a vehicle
travelling at 60kmh has only a 15% chance of survival.
Children bringing the stresses of their life into the
classroom is a well known barrier to education.
Taggers and ''graffiti artists'' beware.
Several surf life-savers were upset after a harrowing rescue
in which a 14-year-old Dunedin girl nearly drowned at
Brighton Beach yesterday.
''It's been embarrassingly successful,'' Brighton Gala Day
organiser Colin Weatherall said at the conclusion of the
public event yesterday.
The Portobello community has rallied to support a family left
with nothing but the clothes they were
wearing, after a fire
gutted their home on Wednesday.
Dunedin conductor Peter Adams is hoping he will still be able
to move his right arm after what feels like a 21-day
The sun will not fry an egg on playground equipment at Arthur
Burns Preschool, but it does get pretty hot.
It emits almost as much smoke as a house fire when it rumbles
up the street.
A French vacationer risked his life by running into a burning
building at Harington Point yesterday to rescue as many of
his family's belongings as possible.
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