Playground action

No mucking around . . . A lot has happened in the week since Clutha Valley School turned the first sod of its $10 million›plus upgrade. PHOTOS: NICK BROOK

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Six days after the ceremonial sod-turning to kick off its $10 million-plus rebuild, Clydevale’s Clutha Valley School is already transformed by safety barricades, broken concrete, a wide trench and powerful machinery at work wrecking the former playground, overseen by Paulo Dias of Alaska Construction.

Playing in the sandpit . . . Pupils watched with delight as a real digger demolished their old adventure playground.