NZ@Noon: Rotorua woman puts up spare rooms for homeless

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Huia Ketcham has made up rooms for the homeless.
Huia Ketcham has made up rooms for the homeless.

A Rotorua woman makes up three rooms in her house for the homeless, and two sisters with Cystic Fibrosis are named as finalists in a national award for their kindness to strangers. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A Rotorua woman has made up three rooms in her house for the homeless, all she needs now is to fill them.

Two Tauranga sisters both living with Cystic Fibrosis have been named as finalists in a national award for their kindness to strangers.

A new initiative which will see social agencies and iwi band together to help at-risk children in Northland has been launched.

One-third of a huge haul of stolen property found near Hastings a fortnight ago remains unclaimed despite a police operation which has returned goods to more than 50 burglary and theft victims.

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