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Meet New Zealand’s New Year’s day babies

By Nikki Preston, Victoria White, Georgina Harris – NZ Herald News

Maui Hunt (left) and Nicole Maney with their daughter Amaia, the first baby born in Rotorua in 2017. Picture / Ben Fraser
Maui Hunt (left) and Nicole Maney with their daughter Amaia, the first baby born in Rotorua in 2017. Picture / Ben Fraser

 

As most Kiwis were partying to see the new year in, others were being born.

The first baby to arrive in 2017 is resting after her midnight arrival.

Ella Whitehead was born at 12.01am at Taranaki Base Hospital to parents Sarah and Lewis Whitehead and has already met her 2-year-old brother, Max.

She is thought to be the first baby to be born in New Zealand in 2017. Read the full story on stuff. 

 

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