When their mother collapsed, two Dunedin siblings worked quickly to help save her life.
“It all went downhill really quickly,” Liana Gillan says of the events on March 14 that led to her being saved and her children – Ryder and Ravyn – being honoured by emergency services.
She recalled running the shower for her daughter then falling to her knees and saying “help me Rav...”.
“I didn’t manage the rest of her name as I went out. I don't remember anything after that.”
Ravyn Brieseman, 9, called out to her brother, Ryder Brieseman, 13, for help.
“I remember going into the bathroom, seeing her on the floor with her head facing down, and thinking it must be serious,” Ryder, who called 111 for an ambulance, said.
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