Rare 12 12 12 birthdays
People celebrating their birthdays today can lay claim to being special.
The date 12/12/12 crops up only once in a hundred years, and today's celebrations will be the last same-date birthdays for 88 years.
Springlands School pupil Georgina Dempster turns 10 today, and will be celebrating with an afternoon tea with family members including parents Kristen and Stephen Dempster and her brother Reuben, 7. Mrs Dempster said Georgina had a birthday party last month because December was such a busy time.
Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte College student Armani Love-Moses has a doubly special birthday today, turning 12 on 12/12/12. See the Express tomorrow to check out Armani celebrating the once-in-a-century event on the Waikawa foreshore.
Rachel Brown is also celebrating her birthday today. Rachel goes to Whitney Street School and is turning 8.
Dylan McClintock is turning 13 today. Dylan used to live in Blenhim and now lives in Ashburton.
David McNamara is turning 17 today. David was born in Blenheim and now lives in Perth.
Kyan Reynolds is turning 7 today. Kyan is in room 4 at Renwick School
Nixon Herd is turning 2 today. Sadly Nixon's great grandmother died today.
Derek Spragg is turning 76 today. Derek is living in Canada and still plays ice hockey once a week
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- The Marlborough Express
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