Kiwi bus driver goes viral after he rescued nearly 10 ducklings off the motorway

Publish Date
Friday, 4 November 2022, 9:54AM

A Kiwi bus driver is going viral after he was filmed rescuing nearly 10 ducklings off the busy North Shore motorway.

The footage was shared on Twitter by @Nicolas_Reid who wrote: "Not all heroes wear capes."

It has since been revealed that the rescuer was bus driver Mack Mannners.

Manners said he first noticed the ducklings against a wall separating the Northern Busway and motorway near Westlake Boys’ High School on an inbound journey from Albany.

Around 15 minutes later, when returning to the same part of the busway, he saw the ducklings were still there and asked passengers if he could stop the bus to rescue them.

After getting their "thumbs up," he stopped the bus and with the help of a few passengers collected the ducklings.

Manners then transported the nine ducklings in his satchel to the Smales Farm bus station in Albany.

Later in the day, a customer service representative at the station confirmed they had been received by the SPCA.

Unsurprisingly, more than 4,500 people have viewed the heartwarming clip.

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