Fourteen people were saved in a "mass rescue" at Raglan over the weekend.
“It was a flash rip, people fell off the sandbar and it caused a mass rescue," Raglan Surf Life Saving Club patrol captain Mollie Abrams told Stuff.
Read more here.
This one goes out to the not inconsiderable number of people in places where masks are required, wearing them incorrectly, ie not covering their noses.
Please note, pretty much everyone does not particularly like having to wear a mask, but we do it, and we definitely have a good deal of sympathy for those serving us who have to keep them on for their entire shift whereas we are probably in their place of business less than half an hour.
At the very, very least would you please show a bit of respect for those behind the counter and wear your mask correctly.
Don't think because no-one pulls you up, that no-one wants to, I know I have to bite my tongue.
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