Rotorua homeless advocate takes aim at cops

A Rotorua advocate for the homeless says it’s the police who need to step up to combat a perceived lack of safety in the city’s CBD, not... Read More

Changing dining habits at restaurants

The eating out habits of Kiwis during the global pandemic have been studied in a recent survey by the Restaurant Association.   The 2020 research... Read More

Remembering a respected leader

  Inspector Kevin J Taylor was the type of person that when he spoke, people listened.   As a leader, he was able to build relationships... Read More

Hitting the evening track

Experience luging in a whole new light with Night Luge at Skyline Rotorua. Until the end of January, you can experience the world-famous Rotorua luge... Read More

Clean, cook, chill to keep whānau safe

  As the festive season kicks off and we welcome the rise in summer temperatures, the risk of food poisoning at home increases, Minister for Food... Read More

Suspicious death in Kawerau under investigation

Update 11.37am: Whakatane Police are investigating a suspicious death of a man in Kawerau this morning. "The man was located injured at the intersection... Read More

Working with the leftovers you have

Everybody knows the best part of Christmas is the leftovers that span for the next few days. Is there much else the screams ‘summer’ than... Read More

Do pets hold the secret to a life of less stress?

In a year where many Kiwis have reported feelings of stress and anxiety, research has revealed that pet owners may have found it easier to navigate life’s... Read More

Community asked to give generously

Rotorua Museum and Rotorua Library are celebrating the festive season in true Christmas spirit with the return of the Rotorua Museum Community Christmas... Read More

L.A.B‘s ’Why Oh Why‘ Debuts At Number One

One week out from the release of their new album, L.A.B have reached Number One on the Official NZ Top 40 Singles Chart for the second time in 2020.... Read More

It‘s time to vote for 2020 Quote of the Year

Voting for Quote of the Year 2020 is now open. The annual Massey University Quote of the Year competition takes in public entries which are then trimmed... Read More

Aotearoa Bike Challenge back for 2021

Registrations are now open for the Aotearoa Bike Challenge, which runs through February 2021. The challenge is a fun, free competition that incentivises... Read More

New hospitality worker support service launches

  The Restaurant Association of New Zealand has launched a new worker support service named Tautoko Hāpai Ō.   The new service will ensure... Read More

New outreach approach to Rongoā in Rotorua

A new “community outreach” approach is being taken to teaching Rongoā (traditional Māori healing) in Rotorua. It’s giving students... Read More

Rotorua Christmas tree takes flight

In a year we won’t forget, this year’s community Christmas tree will be one to remember! In place from December 1, the 2020 Rotorua Christmas... Read More