Native Affairs - World Famous in Wainuiomata

He was faced with two options: to shape-up or ship-out.  Luckily for him a life-changing moment transpired that got him back on track and heading for success.  He's now living up to his school's motto - to aspire and inspire.

Ruwani Perera went to the suburb they call the "Nui" to meet the 17-year-old who is shooting for the stars.