Why don't we just wrap kids in cotton wool

Standards New Zealand and local councils are now requiring pool owners to erect signs on doors and gates telling everyone to shut them.

Apparently it is in the interests of preventing drowning.

Does anyone know how many kids have drowned in pools in 25 years?

Only 136.  That's 5 a year.

More kids die in cars and at the hands of their care givers than die in pools, lets get our priorities right huh! 

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.