A record of records

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

If you’ve ever won­dered how many can­dles can be blown out in one breath or how many snails fit on some­one’s face, the an­swers are at hand with the release of the 2009 edi­tion of Guin­ness World Records.

Beloved by chil­dren and adults for more than 50 years, the book is renowned for its record-break­ing at­tempts and feats.

Those looking for the wacky, weird and bizarre will not be dis­ap­pointed, New Zealand has its own res­i­dent record breaker – Alas­tair Galpin – who holds more than 20 records.

To cel­e­brate the launch of the 2009 edi­tion the Auck­land City Har­bour News is of­fer­ing four lucky read­ers the chance to win a copy.

To en­ter the draw to win a copy email edcl@snl.co.nz with Guin­ness in the sub­ject line with your name, ad­dress and day­time phone num­ber.

En­tries must be re­ceived by noon on Fri­day, Novem­ber 28.

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