How Trikafta changed OJ Daniels' life

OJ Daniels has cystic fibrosis and his mum Trish says his life has changed dramatically for the better since being on Trikafta. He is going to the gym and on dates and went to his girlfriend's school ball. He is looking at getting his first job next year and they are planning to celebrate his 21st birthday in February.

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The woes of wool
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The woes of wool

Brent Mountford, Federated Farmers Bay of Plenty provincial president, says the state of the wool industry is "the pits". Video / Alex Cairns

'Am I Māori enough?'
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'Am I Māori enough?'

Jenni-Lee Reardon has been considering getting her moko kauae for some time and has it booked in for May. She tells journalist Catherine Sylvester her story. Video / Alex Cairns

Hot-pool death
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Hot-pool death

Floral tributes at the side of the hot-pool where a person is suspected to have died at Te Puia. 05 April 2024 The Daily Post Photo / Andrew Warner

Madeline and Kylie
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Madeline and Kylie

Madeline Wright donated her kidney to Kylie who had kidney disease. They met in 2021 and had the surgery on April 24, 2023 at Auckland City Hospital. They are getting married on April 24, 2024, in Rotorua to mark one year since the transplant surgery.

Harawene statue mould found
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Harawene statue mould found

The Rotorua Daily Post was there when the mould for the missing Harawene sculpture was found in storage at Casa Blanca Theatre.

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Harawene

The $10,000 bronze statue of Harawene the dog is now missing, presumed stolen. Video / Andrew Warner

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Crankworx Rotorua

Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship women's event in Rotorua. Video / Crankworx

Steve Lovegrove
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Steve Lovegrove

Professionals Rotorua principal Steve Lovegrove talks about the current real estate market.

Neihana Renata walks again
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Neihana Renata walks again

Marama and Wi Renata's dream has come true - their son Neihana has taken his first steps in nearly eight years with the Trexo walker.

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Infracore 2

Seventy-five InfraCore workers went on strike in a bid for better pay. Video / Andre Warner

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Tuhoto Ariki Pene

Crankworx 2024 preview King of Crankworx (winner 2023) Rotorua's Tuhoto-Ariki Pene - 2024 goals/how he's feeling this festival

Ross Dittmer
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Ross Dittmer

Ross Dittmer comes second in the 60 plus age group for Coast to Coast last weekend, only months after fighting cancer for the second time and having a course of radiation. Video / Andrew Warner

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Car down bank

A car crashed down a bank off Sunset Rd this morning. Video / Andrew Warner

Timothy Lee
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Timothy Lee

Timothy Lee had a mountain biking accident in 2010 which has left him tetraplegic and in a wheelchair.

Catch up with Matthew Keogan
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Catch up with Matthew Keogan

Rotorua man Matthew Keogan continues to take Keytruda after being diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer in 2021. Video / Ben Fraser

Kohanga's van stolen
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Kohanga's van stolen

Kahukura Hahipene is upset Te Kōhanga Reo o Te Koutu's first van it had bought to transport children was stolen overnight on February 13. NC3KAKEBYZF45ALUTQGNVHO35I