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The mother of Bradley and Ellen Livingstone has expressed
her gratitude for the support she has received from the public
following the violent deaths of her children.
Bradley (9) and Ellen (6) were killed by their father, Edward
Livingstone, last week in the home the children shared with
their mother, Katharine Webb, Livingstone's estranged wife.
Jo Wilson, principal of St Leonards School, which the
children attended, said she visited Ms Webb yesterday.
Ms Webb was doing as well as could be expected and was ''just
so thankful'' for the support and response of the community,
By late yesterday, about $11,200 had been deposited into the
bank account set up by school staff to receive donations for
Hundreds are expected to attend a service for the children at
the school at 2pm on Saturday.
A traffic management plan had been put in place for Saturday
afternoon, which included speed restrictions of 30kmh on
SH88, pedestrian warning signs near the yacht club, and St
Leonards Dr open only to easterly traffic.
Limited parking would be available near the school, and
locals were urged to walk to the school, which would also
have a drop-off and pick-up area.
Service-goers were advised to park by the Harbour City
cycleway. Shuttle vans, courtesy of Dunedin North
Intermediate and driven by local volunteer firefighters,
would be available to take those requiring transport to the
The service, in the school hall, would be limited to family
members, school pupils and their parents.
A marquee, with video and audio link, would be set up for the