After all the nerves, excitement, and relief, Rotorua's Harcourts Dancing for Hospice participants now wear wistful smiles after a rollercoaster 15 weeks. About 2100 people donned their sequins and bow ties for Saturday's spectacle at the Energy Events Centre. The event was held for its fourth consecutive year. Samantha Olley was there.
Of the 10 performances, it was Kristina Crouch and Kereti Rautangata's fast-paced Spanish paso doble that took home the disco ball trophy in the 2019 Harcourts Dancing for Hospice.
The pair faced off with Polly Delfim and Rawiri Bhana when they were asked to dance a second time,