A GIANT lives among the residents of the Christchurch suburb of Addington.
They might not realise it though, unless they're keen acanthologists.
For this giant is a cactus! A San Pedro cactus, to be exact.
The last time it was measured, it was SEVEN METRES HIGH. But now it's being sold, piece by piece - and its unusual size and bulk is attracting interest from all around the world.