Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust list grows

A retired Rotorua district councillor and two local businessmen have added their names to the list of aspirants for the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust. The... Read More

Nau mai to the Māori Theatre Wānanga

Local jokesters, artists and Māori theatre enthusiasts are encouraged to get along to the Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival’s latest offering. The... Read More

Wall of memory for Bea Yates

    The memory of the late Beatrice Yates, a captivating figure in Rotorua, has been splendidly captured on a shop wall. In previous eras,... Read More

CBD in Rotorua ‘dying’

The number of homeless in Rotorua streets formed the impression Rotorua is dying, says prominent Rotorua hotelier Reg Hennessy. Reg was speaking during... Read More

Super HUGH-Man is coming to Rotorua

Fresh from top reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Rutene Spooner is back in New Zealand and bringing his heroic show, Super HUGH-Man to town. Super... Read More

Ex-staffer to stand for trust

  Alison Perrin has been nominated for one of six positions on the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust.   Alison, who retired in April last... Read More

Budget accommodation provider challenges industry

YHA New Zealand has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards. The budget accommodation provider is being recognised in the... Read More

Dame takes top honours at crime writing awards

Renowned New Zealand writer Dame Fiona Kidman has added another trophy to her cabinet after scooping the top prize at the country's annual crime... Read More

Rotorua Multicultural Hospice support group meets

Last week the Rotorua Multicultural Council had its first meeting of the Multicultural Hospice Support Group. “It was a historic day for the Rotorua... Read More

Jam-packed programme for Aronui Maori Market

Hundreds of people are expected to descend on the Ruapeka tomorrow as musicians take to the stage to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Maori. The Aronui Maori... Read More

Michael Voss competing in NZ road race champs

Rotorua’s Michael Voss, who was the NZ 2015 and 2016 U/20 road race champion is going after another medal on Sunday. The senior men’s race... Read More

50th Conservation Week offers an activity for all

Planning for a multitude of conservation-themed events around Rotorua is well underway, with rangers anticipating Conservation Week 2019 will reach new... Read More

Exterior work begins on Soundshell

  Exterior physical removal work has begun on a building which launched the careers of local and national musicians for decades in Rotorua.   Most... Read More

Exciting opportunity for RIFF filmmakers

Filmmakers have the opportunity to sell their content to international industry executives at this month’s Rotorua Indigenous Film Festival. Now... Read More

Anne’s frank diary lesson for Maori

A kaitiaki of te reo Māori is encouraging rangatahi to read the diary of Anne Frank, saying it provides a lesson for people to address racial discrimination. Te... Read More