The sport of Jiu-jitsu requires speed, agility and fitness. And for this young Tauranga boy, it's his passion.
Counselling student Bessina Pehi-Tamatea knows well the self-destruction of addiction. The recent Excellence in Peer Support Award winner shares her story with Jaylan Boyle and her belief that the Government should be building more residential drug rehab facilities not prisons.
From the outside 8-month-old, Ivy Pittams is a chatty, feisty and healthy baby - but she has spent most of her in and out of the hospital because she was born without a bottom.
Kate Montgomery recalls her lowest point in more than a decade of dealing with Crohn's Disease was immediately after ileostomy surgery where parts of her intestine were removed.
A young couple are fighting a decision to take their two children - one a newborn baby - into state care because of a suspected child abuse injury which they believe is due to brittle bone disease.
Whangarei student Grace Morgan has a warning for others after toxic shock syndrome caused her organs to fail and could have been fatal.
After 10 years of crippling anxiety, hiding her symptoms in shame, now 23-year-old Genevieve Mora is speaking out to remove the stigma around anxiety disorders.