Icy dip’s cold comfort for kids
The yelps and frozen body parts were worthwhile for a brave group of Heart Stoppers determined to raise funds for children with heart conditions. Ten teams plunged into ice-cold baths in The Square. David Unwin was there.
Team Cardiac Cool Cats try to relax the best they can.
Tania Rosvall, Marie Smith, Karina Williams and Rebecca McCarthy from Team Cardiac Cool Cats wait out the five minutes in the icy water.
Hayley Dolman, Kristi Whittaker, and Kirsten Murdock from Te Aroha Noa Early Childhood Centre huddle together.
Feeling the effects are Courtney Jenkins and Bethan Laver from After School Adventures.
Rebecca McCarthy from Team Cardiac Cool Cats puts on a brave face.
Kain Nixon, Courtney Jenkins and Bethan Laver from After School Adventures hop into the cold spa.