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THE WELLINGTONIAN, MARCH 29, 2012
Recycling and rubbish will not be collected on
Good Friday, 6 April. If you normally put your
rubbish and recycling out for collection on a Friday
it will be collected on Saturday 7 April instead.
Suburbs that will be affected by this are:
Rubbish and recycling will be collected as usual
on Easter Monday.
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A peak of achievement
Made it: Lynne Stephens and friend Sarah Atkinson at the summit of Mt
By REBECCA THOMSON
Wellington nurse Lynne Ste-
phens has scaled Africa s
Ms Stephens climbed Mt
Kilimanjaro to mark her 30th
birthday and fundraise for Life
Flight, the trust that operates
the Westpac rescue helicopter
and air ambulance services.
Originally from Scotland, Ms
Stephens and two friends took
seven days to climb the
5895-metre mountain, and one
day to descend from it.
She returned last week,
pleased with her accomplish-
She said the ascent was slow
because they walked just a few
hundred metres each day so
they could acclimatise to the
The hardest part of the climb
was 30 minutes before reaching
Stella Point [just below the
The gradient changes to very
steep, and you have been walk-
ing by torchlight for five and a
half hours by this point, with
Ms Stephens and her friends
were in a group of nine people,
and many suffered from altitude
Physically I was fine and was
lucky to not get any altitude
sickness, apart from shortness of
breath at the very top.
It was one of the hardest
things I ve done in my life, but
yet so rewarding, she said.
It was also a huge mental
challenge, she said, especially
because the group had to trek
through blizzard conditions and
in the dark.
You were only able to see
your mate s feet in front of you,
and your water and chocolate
However, to reach the sum-
mit and see such awesome views
. . .itwasallworthit.
Ms Stephens raised $940 for
The New Zealand
Poetry Society s annual
tition is open.
There are open and
junior sections. Entries
close on May 31.
For more, visit
The new artificial
sports field at Welling-
ton College will open to
the public on April 2.
The all-weather faci-
lity is a partnership
City Council and the
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