Kids, don't try this at home...

Kids, don’t try this at home…

Auckland has its own ‘urban waterfall’: a 6 metre drop at Oakley Creek, Waterview (access it from Great North Road opposite Oakley Ave). When I went there a couple of days ago, I was treated not only to a generous flow of water after the rain, but also half a dozen youths frolicking in the chilly waters as if summer had broken out…

(The sign in the background warns “No jumping to diving. Shallow water and underwater obstructions.”)

Kids, don't try this at home...

Kids, don’t try this at home…