Sunday, February 24, 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: Betty Chapman, community wonder woman

You would be hard pressed to find someone who still feels down after a conversation with Betty Chapman.
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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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