Council management say proposed staffing changes will make its structure more cost effective and robust but details about possible changes have to remain confidential for now.
Two boys home alone raised the alarm when a large fire broke out in the bathroom of their Papamoa house.
Rotorua motorists are set for another petrol price hike, with excise tax due to rise by 9c a litre by July 2015.
Local company The Wedding Guy is having a great year, with a win in... more
Positions for school boards of trustees closed this week. Around the... more
The drink-driver who ploughed into three parked cars and two... more
A police campaign to reduce the number of people killed in truck... more
Frustrated Rotorua parents are playing "Russian roulette" with their... more
Te Arawa hapu protesting the proposed Rotorua Eastern Arterial have... more
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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...
Rotorua's Ngati Whakaue Paepae Wananga, aimed at preparing the next generation of elders to take over responsibility of the tribe's marae, resumed on the weekend.
A Rotorua woman will face one of her greatest fears with the help of international toastmaster and local funnyman Kingi Biddle this week.
A Victoria University researcher with an interest in the migration of Maori to Australia is looking for the reasons some return home.
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Sophie Hart believes that being the reigning Coast to Coast champion will count for little when she lines up in the Australasian Multisport championships in Rotorua on June 2.Join the conversation
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
16.05.13: Rotorua had another bumper month for visitor numbers in... more
A Scouts employee who racked up more than $20,000 of personal expenses on company credit cards has been found to have been unjustifiably dismissed despite a finding that he treated the charity as a "personal bank". Richard Uerata-Jennings was one of only a handful of staff employed by the Scouts Association of New Zealand, a registered charity that relies predominantly on volunteers. Mr Uerata-Jennings' six-year employment was terminated on December 23, 2011 as a result of more than $20,000 of personal travel and expenditures he charged to his Scouts credit cards, of which he had only repaid…
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