War book given to Rotorua Mayor

A book commemorating Rotorua enlistment in World War l has been presented to Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick. The book, ‘Rotorua’s Roll of... Read More

Evolve Rotorua: ‘time for a new voice in town’

“Shaping Rotorua’s Future” is the tag-line of Evolve Rotorua, a new group created this week by a number of prominent and emerging local... Read More

Weed removed from Lake Okataina

The weed cordon that excluded boats from the Motuwhetero arm of Lake Ōkataina last week has been removed. Two weed cordons were originally erected... Read More

Couple to share story of working in Myanmar

Ross Becker and Moira Fraser will be speaking about their experiences working in Myanmar at the Rotorua Library in June. The Kiwi couple describe their... Read More

Trapping programme a raging success at TRENZ

Rotorua Canopy Tours in conjunction with the Tourism Industry Association and the Department of Conservation, have successfully dispatched 123 rats,... Read More

Planting the seed of sustainability at TRENZ

Delegates at TRENZ 2019 are leaving a legacy of over 600 native trees to benefit the New Zealand environment, as the result of a partnership with Trees... Read More

Road open after downed tree blocked access

Rotorua Lakes Council’s contracting crews are completing the final stages of clean up along Hamurana Road after a large tree blocked vehicle access.... Read More

A walk along a lazy stream in Rotorua

Who needs Old Man River, the ochre blemish of the Yarra in Melbourne or a rolling Thames? The Utuhina Stream is all of the above, in its meandering,... Read More

DIA finds RDRR email breach

Alleged unsolicited emails of a political nature appear to have earned a ‘tut-tut’ from the Department of Internal Affairs. The beneficiary... Read More

Rotorua marathon offers stunning experience

More than 3,500 runners and walkers are expected to participate in today's Rotorua Marathon. Offering a full marathon, off-road half marathon, 10km... Read More

Rotorua’s authenticity on offer for TRENZ 2019

TRENZ 2019 host destination Rotorua has set out a sample platter of its best tourism offerings for over 600 delegates who are taking part in the TRENZ... Read More

Ohau Delta carpark upgrades start Monday

Work to improve the Ohau Delta boat ramp carpark will begin from Monday 6 May. Contractors will be onsite next week beginning work to landscape the... Read More

Rotorua librarian to retire

After 30 years, Rotorua chief librarian Jane Gilbert is retiring. She ends her gracious three decades of readership change in July. “There’s... Read More

Rotorua reorua classes to achieve vision

Te Tatau o Te Arawa chair Te Taru White is commending Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology for its leadership in offering free te reo Māori classes to... Read More

Pumpkin party nears end

All good things must come to an end and Brownie’s annual Pumpkin Party is no exception. Next Year, Les Brown says, it will be the last. He and... Read More