All walks of life, putting themselves in other's shoes.

That is what you will step across at the 2019 Rotorua Big Sleepout on Thursday night.

So far 43 participants - including politicians, Te Arawa leaders, students, and parents - have signed up to spend the night sleeping rough to fundraise for Lifewise's efforts to end homelessness.

Lifewise Rotorua manager Haehaetu Barrett. Photo / File
Lifewise Rotorua manager Haehaetu Barrett. Photo / File

MetService predicts occasional rain and northerlies in Rotorua tomorrow, and early rain on Friday, so participants could be in for a soggy night at the Village Green.

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Previous events have raised $40,000 in 2015 and $28,000 in 2016, and this year $31,287 has already

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