A New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades

A New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades

The Wizard of New Zealand, also known as Ian Brackenbury Channell, casts a "spell" during a television interview in Christchurch, New Zealand, in March 2011. His contract with the city will end in December after more than two decades.The Christchurch City Council will end its contract with Ian Brackenbury Channell, reportedly the world’s only state-appointed wizard. The “Wizard of New Zealand” has had a long and unique career.

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Source: NPR
A New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades

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