Detours to be placed on TEL this weekend

  People travelling along State Highway 2, near the Tauranga Eastern Link, are being warned to expect delays this weekend.   Roading contractors... Read More

Rotorua Innovation Festival announced

Rotorua’s newest business event series will take place at the start of August to help inspire social good and business success. The Rotorua Innovation... Read More

Food recall for mince bought at BOP supermarket

New World Te Puke is recalling a specific batch of its New World Te Puke brand NZ beef mince as it may contain foreign matter. A statement on the Ministries... Read More

Trustpower Community awards end

The long-standing annual Trustpower community awards have been discontinued. Trustpower is seeking to “evolve” its sponsorship community... Read More

Tourism funding for Rotorua

Rotorua Lakes Council will be receiving $293,056 from Government in the third round of funding from the Tourism Infrastructure Fund - TIF, announced... Read More

Proposal to encourage CBD investment considered

Rates relief may be investigated as a potential incentive to encourage investment in the inner city as part of the next phase of revitalising Rotorua’s... Read More

Budget boost for weed control for Rotorua lakes

Several of New Zealand’s iconic lakes, including those in Rotorua, are getting a helping hand with a significant funding boost to help tackle the... Read More

Growth fund should look after strategy upkeep

Money allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund should also be set aside for maintenance, PGF Minister Shane Jones says. That is, he says, his expectation. He’s... Read More

Curator, artist and writer to judge Rotorua awards

Highly regarded New Zealand art curator, artist and writer, Leafa Wilson will be the judge for the 2019 Rotorua Museum Art Awards. “Rotorua’s... Read More

Pounamu stolen from Kauae Cemetery

  A Rotorua family is appealing for any information about a pounamu stolen from Kauae Cemetery.   In a post on Facebook, Turene Jones is... Read More

The wisdom of the Māori lunar calendar

A unique opportunity is being presented at Rotorua Library next week. People are being given the chance to engange in a thought-provoking and enlightening... Read More

Rotorua’s open book closes in on retirement

  When she was aged 4, Jane Gilbert opened pages to read books.   She may not have understood every word. But “was an avaricious reader”. Her... Read More

Versatile Ray Woolf coming to Rotorua Library

Those of a certain age will remember Ray Woolf from the days of TV shows “C'mon” and “Happen Inn”  when a variety of... Read More

Decreasing overdue library fees in Rotorua

People are being encouraged to enter The Great Te Aka Mauri Winer Reading Challenge with the incentive of prizes and a change to reduce overdue fees. The... Read More

Council kerbing Long Mile Road questions

The Long Mile Road upgrade is progressing through winter, says Rotorua Lakes Council. "Recently we have received several questions about the kerbing... Read More