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Lauren Crowe, 8, takes a break from skating to play with the ice.
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Bailey Punter, 11, rests for a minute before getting back on his skates.
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Falling over is part and parcel of learning how to skate as Harmony Whare, 9, found out.
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Mihitai Pukepuke (left), and Amiria Whare, 15, help Teneil Duzevich, 4, learn how to skate.
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Cherokee Swain, 6, is dressed up warmly for her time on the ice rink.
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Ice skaters have fun keeping each other upright on their skates.
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Brieran Egan, 18 months, wasn't afraid to have a go on the ice.
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Three-year-old Nikolas Markotsi uses a skating aid to keep his balance while learning to ice skate.
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