A Nelson woman who had her possessions stolen after suffering a seizure has healed wounds with the culprits in the most practical way possible – enrolling them in a first aid course.  
Naomi Strain suffers from uncontrolled epilepsy, which restricts her ability to get about in the outdoors.  
“I have one or two a week, sometimes – a lot of the time I’ll stay at home to make sure I’m not having them out in public but at the same time I don’t want to just sit around doing nothing so I do take myself off on my own and do things,” she said.
Strain was riding her bike on the coastal track between Stoke and Richmond this week when she felt a fit coming on.
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While she had enough time to chain her bike to …
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