Shortland Street's Angela Bloomfield through the years

As the actress leaves Shortland Street for the final time, we look back at her career to date.

Having started on Shortland Street 23 years ago - when she was still a teenager - Angela Bloomfield has lived her whole adult life in the public eye.
As Rachel McKenna, the 43-year-old has been a surly teen, a sassy girlfriend and wife, an alcoholic and the hospital's CEO.
She has come and gone from the show a number of times, most recently returning in 2009, but now the actress is waving goodbye once more.
Take a look at some of her famous moments through the years.