Good Sorts: Paul Harvey giving back to the ward which helped him after a stroke

Auckland hospital's Rangitoto Ward was good to Paul Harvey, so he wanted to be good back.

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Paul, a recent patient, at Auckland Hospital’s Rangitoto Ward. Source: 1 NEWS

When Paul had a stroke, they helped him to regain his movement.

So after he left, he took to fundraising for the ward to allow them to do things like baking.

He found them a sponsor, which has been funding their baking classes for about a year now.

Paul said he's found his own stroke to be "a test of character".

He's also raised nearly $10,000 which will go towards redecorating the hospital's family rooms.