Twelve-year-old Mikayla Mullins has spent almost all her life in and out of Starship Hospital - but her family consider themselves lucky as they get to go home after every visit. On October 20 Mikayla's mum gets to say thanks to the hospital for all it has done and continues to do. Reporter Katee Shanks speaks to the family.


There'll be no fancy footwork when Lisa Mullins takes on this year's Auckland Marathon.

Describing herself as a plodder as opposed to a winning contender, the Ōtakiri mother is taking on the 42km run with Team Starship as a way of

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