Rotorua marks 101st Armistice

Rotorua marked 101 years since the WW1 Armistice today. Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick fused today’s Remembrance Day 1918 with the Christchurch... Read More

Increased fireworks call outs “disappointing”

Firefighters responded to 88 fireworks-related calls on Guy Fawkes on Tuesday, an increase of more than 30 compared to last year. National advisor fire... Read More

All Blacks brothers book talk at Rotorua Library

Jamie Wall, freelance sports writer and author of “Brothers in Arms” is visiting Rotorua Library on Saturday, November 16. Library staff... Read More

Scam leaving elderly thousands out of pocket

A long-running Malaysian postal scam that's milked millions of dollars out of New Zealanders has reappeared. The scam involves fake companies sending... Read More

Santa to reply to Christmas letters in te reo

Children writing wishlists to Santa through the New Zealand Post can, for the first time ever, get a response in Te Reo Maori. Kids throughout Aotearoa... Read More

Will we have a November heat wave this week?

As above normal temperatures continue this week, weather forecasters at WeatherWatch are keeping an eye out to see if some areas may reach 'heatwave'... Read More

First cadet announced for Kawerau Pathway to Work

  The first cadet employed under Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau or ISK’s Kawerau Pathways to Work Cadetship programme has been announced.... Read More

New service for library benefits families

Rotorua Library is offering people the chance to access a low-cost prepaid internet service. Rotorua is part of a network called Aotearoa People’s... Read More

Reduced parking down Long Mile Road

Motorists are being warned of reduced parking down Long Mile Road. "If you’ve been down Long Mile Road recently you will have noticed that... Read More

Rotorua’s new political star

    Dennis Curtis, the last of four mayoral candidates to furnish his nomination, added to an animated campaign in Rotorua. Though he polled... Read More

Dear Boobs – a cancer survivors story

Breast cancer survivor Emily Searle will be sharing her experience with the disease at a presentation at the Rotorua Library. As part of Breast Cancer... Read More

Vege prices could rise by 60 per cent by 2043

Horticulture New Zealand is warning vegetable prices could increase by nearly 60 per cent by 2043, if central and local government policies that will... Read More

Mamaku bus service reinstated

A once-weekly return bus service is to start at Mamaku this month. The old sawmilling town has almost become a backwater in the Rotorua hinterland,... Read More

Community cost halved in centre update

The $22.5 million update of the construction of a community centre will cost Rotorua ratepayers $11.5m. This news was delivered in the first of several... Read More

Congested field for trustee seats

A total of 30 candidates will contest six positions for the 2019 Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust elections in November. Nominations closed today. The... Read More