It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.
[Scenes of celebration, followed by images of flood]
It was the age of wisdom; it was the age of foolishness.
[An old lady walks slowly with a child, followed by images of riot]
It was the epoch of belief, and it was the epoch of incredulity.
[A child's birthday, victorious athletes, a marathon]
It was the season of light; it was the season of darkness.
[Sporting achievements, followed by sporting failure; scenes of celebration and disaster now comingle]
The good times and the bad times – peace of mind is knowing New Zealand Insurance will always be there.