When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.
After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.
To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.
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Hi neighbours - the redevelopment of the Cambridge pools complex is on track to be completed for mid-next year.
It's said that the complex is increasingly needed for the burgeoning population, with plans having been under discussion for over a decade.
Will you use the new pools? Are they what Cambridge needs for a growing population? What else could be built to accommodate this?