"This would have to be the luckiest wētā in Auckland," writes John Pirtle of Blockhouse Bay. "My wife had just put a full load of washing through the machine and was unloading it when the wētā got unloaded as well!
"After taking his picture for posterity, took him out, popped him onto a bush in the garden and five minutes later he was gone, clean as the proverbial whistle."
X-ray vision of accident
Bruce Webber of Sandringham writes: "Many years ago I worked at Green Lane Hospital when it was a hospital and had an accident and emergency department. For