Norsewood was the place to be yesterday morning if you wanted to play in the snow. Heavy snow blanketed the village and the students at Norsewood and Districts School were making the most of it before class, with snowball fights and snow angels popular, despite the chilly temperatures.

The school field at Norsewood was the place to be for pupils before the bell rang and Hayden Clark (left) was making the most of the snow.
The school field at Norsewood was the place to be for pupils before the bell rang and Hayden Clark (left) was making the most of the snow.

But little Leah Kent wasn't quite so keen.

"It's freezing," she said.

Norsewood and Districts School pupils Juedi Janssen (left) Charlotte Radcliffe, Margie Menzies, Hannah McAulay, Wil Smyth, Fleur Trent and Tayla Mitchell have fun before class yesterday morning.
Norsewood and Districts School pupils Juedi Janssen (left) Charlotte Radcliffe, Margie Menzies, Hannah McAulay, Wil Smyth, Fleur Trent and Tayla Mitchell have fun before class yesterday morning.

And it was with the temperature at just 1C and expected not to rise above 8C.

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Snow down on the foothills of the Ruahine Ranges behind Dannevirke early yesterday morning.
Snow down on the foothills of the Ruahine Ranges behind Dannevirke early yesterday morning.