Icy dip’s cold com­fort for kids

The Tribune (NZ) - - OUT & ABOUT -

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.

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