The mum-of-four was surrounded by her kids for the big moment.
Kooge liked to talk as though his life was a movie, and his friends were just supporting actors.
"It is a huge honour getting to witness your bright light."
He shared his journey with thousands of followers online.
"It's okay to not be okay all the time."
"Every time I get something in life, someone takes it away."
A host of famous faces have joined Bryce Casey and the team for the marathon event.
The broadcaster thought he was off air.
Famous for being Mr Blobby's sidekick from the fictional town of Crinkley Bottom, Noel Edmonds has been a resident in NZ for over three years now.