North Canterbury Sergeant Andy Norton initially didn’t think he’d be able to join the police force because of his condition, which manifests in physical tics.
He's now about to embark on a gruelling 24-hour bike ride to raise funds and awareness of the condition.
Norton is actively involved with Camp Twitch, an annual camp for children living with Tourette’s and their families.
“I want to let them know there is hope, that it doesn’t stop you achieving what you want to achieve.’’
He will start the 24-hour challenge at 7pm on August 14 using the virtual cycling platform Zwift to notch up the distance.
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Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.
Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.
In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.
To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.
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