One of the world's most closely monitored pregnancies has come to an end and people across Rotorua are sharing their excitement. The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby boy with her husband, Prince Harry, by her side after going into labour on Monday afternoon (NZT). Speaking from Windsor, the Duke of Sussex said the child was "absolutely to die for" and he is "so proud" of his wife. It was only six months ago when the couple visited Rotorua.

Local mountain biker Tak Mutu was able to gift a pounamu carved by Lewis Gardiner.

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