DJ Wilson (11), of Dunedin, watches in amazement as his shoe
explodes during Chuck Jones' magic act at the Lions Club
Magic Show in the Regent Theatre on Thursday night.
The show followed a similar one held earlier in the
afternoon. Together, the shows attracted more than 2000
disadvantaged children, children with disabilities and their
Organising committee chairman Ron Coles said it was the 25th
year the Lions Dunedin Central and Host clubs had staged the
event, which was aimed at providing a bit of pre-Christmas
cheer for those less fortunate.
He said funds raised from the event would be given to the
Otago region of Brain Injury New Zealand and the Otago Youth