Rotorua residents are being offered free dental care this week as part of a promotion for KidsCan.
"Runaway millionaire" Leo Gao's bid to have his jail sentence reduced has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.
A man has pleaded guilty to running over two girls in Ohope.
Gary Sullivan from NZO dirtwear dropped into our place last week. more
Failure to quickly resolve problems with New Zealand meat in China... more
The And Another Thing team is now back home after its six-week global... more
The relevance of the Te Arawa Federation of Maori Authorities is... more
The Rotorua District Council is to smoke test sewers as part of an... more
A farm hand accused of stealing four farm bikes from two Ngakuru... more
Police acted "unlawfully, unjustifiably and unreasonably" in establishing road blocks, and detaining and searching people during the Urewera raids six years ago, the police watchdog says.
Smokefreerockquest heats at Rotorua's Convention...
Rotorua Rippa Rugby Mini World Cup at Westbrook...
Hundreds turned out for the opening of the Koutu...
Youngsters took to the rugby fields on Saturday...
Positions for school boards of trustees closed this week. Around the country, schools will be hoping they have sufficient numbers of interested parents coming forward to take on the role of trustee.
Te Arawa hapu protesting the proposed Rotorua Eastern Arterial have drawn their own line in the sand, marking their territory with three carved pouwhenua along the proposed route.
Dedication and a commitment to working with Maori has seen a local woman promoted to partner in a Rotorua accounting practice.
The drink-driver who ploughed into three parked cars and two pedestrians, seriously injuring one of them, at a Rotorua market has until July 10 to come up with a better explanation for her horrifying actions on that day.
Local company The Wedding Guy is having a great year, with a win in three categories of the 2013 Wedding Industry Experts Awards under its belt.Join the conversation
Tauranga's Reece Burgess led a KTM 1-2-3 to the podium at round two of the Dirt Guide Cross-Country series near Tokoroa on Saturday and also thrust himself into the top spot with just one round to go.Join the conversation
Rotorua is once again hosting the Blues Festival over Queen's... more
21.05.13: Following extensive fundraising efforts and generous... more
20.05.17: Rotorua’s world-renowned mountain bike trails have won... more
19.05.13: Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-SITE has achieved a near... more
18.05.13: Forty eight residents of China’s Rotorua-Nanjing township... more
17.05.13: As the school holidays came to an end and suitcases were... more
The legal fraternity has been "shattered" by the sudden death of one of the country's most senior judges. Justice Robert Chambers sat on the Supreme Court and died peacefully in his sleep last night at his home in Wellington aged 59. A good friend - Auckland Crown Solicitor Simon Moore QC - described Justice Chambers as "an extraordinary talent"who had so much more to give. "His strengths were his ability to connect to people using his humour, his charm and his gregarious nature ... He leaves the legal profession, quite frankly, shattered." Among others who paid tribute to Justice Chambers…
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