Scion wins research grant

The attempt to reduce waste gained impetus in Rotorua with added Government funding. Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage announced a... Read More

Long list of Maori vie for board

  Prominent Te Arawa Maori have offered themselves for election to Te Tatau o Te Arawa Board.   With 14 positions to fill, 23 candidates... Read More

Toi eyes political theatre

A prominent television personality is turning his talent to politics. He also the background for political fight. For Toi Kai Rakau Iti’s father... 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

DHB’s given $1.7 billion for hospital facilities

The government is giving cash-strapped district health boards $1.7 billion towards the cost of building new hospital facilities. The announcement was... Read More

Minister approves Lakefront project

Maori leaders must not frustrate plans to reshape Rotorua’s Lakefront. This message was delivered by Shane Jones, the Minster of Regional Economic... 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

Improving people’s lives in Rotorua

Labour’s Health and Wellbeing Caucus Committee are impressed with the hard work wellbeing-focused organisations are doing to improve people’s... Read More

Style clash led to resignation

A clash of management styles has been cited as the reason for a candidate’s decision to stand as an independent in the Rotorua local body elections. Peter... Read More

Protest ‘an act of lunacy’ says Andrew Little

Police are investigating after an aggrieved hapu member cut off a Crown limousine carrying Andrew Little, blocked the road, and then issued the Treaty... Read More

Wellbeing Budget tour in Rotorua

Two Labour List MPs have promulgated the effects of the Wellbeing Budget signalled on May 30 amid leaks of colander proportions. Waiariki MP Tamati... Read More

Sir Toby Curtis rails at Maori education

    The Government’s wellbeing budget is being greeted with a reminder of past grievances by one of Maoridom’s leading figures... Read More

‘Disappointment’ housing not addressed in Budget

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand is disappointed that there were no new announcements made in today’s budget that support addressing housing... Read More

LIVE: Wellbeing Budget announcement

Budget 2019 will be read from 2pm in Parliament by Finance Minister Grant Robertson. The Wellbeing Budget is about tackling New Zealand’s long... Read More

New service for young people leaving state care

Minister for Children Tracey Martin has announced $153.7 million for helping young people leave state care and youth justice system and transition into... Read More