Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Watch: Christchurch boy with autism finds joy on BMX track

Ten-year-old Jack Harris-Clarke has sat on the sidelines watching as others play sport.  Jack has autism and is non-verbal and finding a sport for him has been difficult. But all that has changed after he was introduced to BMX. 
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Our People: Linwood post shop volunteer learns off locals

Our People: Qiong from China volunteers at her local post shop and everyone helps her with learning the language.
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Indepth video: Number of male survivors of sexual abuse will...

Two part series looking at the story of Ken Clearwater, the man who has fought for a royal commission of inquiry into institutional abuse. He tells his story of his own rape as a child and how he survived to help others.
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Our People: Crazy Hedgehog Lady to the rescue

Crazy Hedgehog Lady Kirsha Wood has rescued more than one hundred hedgehogs, including one which was used as a football by children in Victoria Park.
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Watch: 81-year-old Barry Gardiner not slowing down

In the sporting realm there’s not much that Barry Gardiner hasn’t done.
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Our People: Fighting liquor giants and school closures ‘someone has to’

Don't mess with Phillipstown, because if you do you'll come up against Wayne Hawker.
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Connor loses cancer battle

A senior rugby player fighting stage four gastro-oesophageal cancer has succumbed to his illness after a six-month battle.
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Our People: Youthworker, artist and the new meaning of FTP

'I always felt Aranui are like [superheroes] in a kinda sense. They are strong people and always overcome anything that comes their way.'
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Watch: Rare growth disorder not slowing down Lilian’s achievements

She is one of only about 30 people worldwide who have a rare disease. However, that hasn't 17-year-old Lilian Exton from being recognized as one of Canterbury's top young athletes.
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Watch: Christchurch pro golfer plying his trade in the alps.

He may be ranked well outside the world's top 1000, but that's not deterring Christchurch pro golfer Shaun Jones from chasing his dream of...

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