Batten down the hatches - the weather is expected to get rough today.
Rotorua district councillor Maureen Waaka is recovering in Auckland City Hospital after suffering a stroke.
Areas near Taupo may see snow this week as a polar blast set to ice all of New Zealand has sent authorities scrambling to warn residents to stay indoors.
Western Bay of Plenty rural contractors lost as much as 50 per cent... more
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The pair accused of abducting and bashing a 32-year-old local man in the Kaimai Ranges plan to defend the allegations at trial.
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Training centre students get a head start in the industry by building a 'farmer's' house Local Maori carpentry students are "hugely proud" of building their first house which has been shipped off to its new home in Maketu.
Today we continue our series profiling the Rotorua District Council elected Te Arawa standing committee members.
A consultation hui called by the new Maori Trustee has attracted about 200 Te Arawa Maori landowners in Rotorua.
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Eastern Bay of Plenty's Opotiki Primary School's Year 5/6 Rippa Rugby team has qualified for the national tournament in Wellington later in the year after a fitting finale to the season in Paengaroa.Join the conversation
Rotorua residents and visitors to the city can join in Matariki... more
Rotorua Museum is celebrating Matariki this year with a wide range of... more
Rotorua young people from five schools were out in force last week... more
The Lake Road upgrade is nearly complete and the end in sight. more
Young drivers seeking valuable driving skills and practice on a safe... more
Sixteen year old Rotorua secondary school student Jake Krebs starts... more
Many parts of the country are waking up to a chilly morning, as the anticipated polar blast makes itself felt. No part of New Zealand was to be left untouched by the winter weather today. We'll keep you updated with the latest updates. --- Send your weather related stories, photos or video here . ---
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