The latest numbers show millions being poured into the Bay of Plenty housing crisis.
$12m funding boost welcomed and comes some students are waiting weeks for help.
And the night shelter can only afford to be open five days a week.
"One teacher, or person, or role model that the kids would never, ever forget."
One mum says schools need more support to deal with housing crisis effects on children.
A player was knocked unconscious and airlifted to hospital.
They've both served time behind bars - now two gang members are focused on helping others.
Thousands across the region are struggling to the point of needing a Government top-up.
Pauline Tai is now three years clean - and is supporting others in their recovery.
The footage was shared to spread awareness of sharing the road with others.
Regular ocean swimmer thrilled by close encounter.
Whakarongotai was missing for four days. After she was found, everything changed.
Charity waitlists are growing as the support they provide relies on donations.
Club members are always hopeful about the results.
After more than 80 years, production will shut down in June.
'Motels are no places for children,' a local social support advocate says.
The man behind the plans wants to build it before the city reaches an 'extreme crisis'.
A building, measuring 40m by 20m was engulfed in flames.
He performed in front of a crowd of 20,000 people, and is still pinching himself.
"It's like they didn't want it ... like they'd rather stay in emergency housing."
One year on, there is still no sign of the Tauranga man who vanished.
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Police are appealing for any information about the attack in Papamoa on Sunday.