The Māori Sidesteps to tread boards in Rotorua

Rotorua is in line for a visit by a diverting showband. The Māori Sidesteps, described as a “crooning showband goodness and satirical skit mayhem”,... Read More

Rotorua marathon offers stunning experience

More than 3,500 runners and walkers are expected to participate in today's Rotorua Marathon. Offering a full marathon, off-road half marathon, 10km... Read More

Pumpkin party nears end

All good things must come to an end and Brownie’s annual Pumpkin Party is no exception. Next Year, Les Brown says, it will be the last. He and... Read More

BOP families make semis in XVenture Challenge

Two Bay of Plenty families have made it to the semi-finals in this year’s season of the XVenture Family Challenge. In semi-final one which will... Read More

Hines takes 1st Crankworx win

After a year of being in touch, and with a string of second and third places to her name, Kialani Hines (USA) sealed the deal. Lining up in the Big... Read More

MacDonald and Hannah kick off DH season with wins

“I was crapping my pants, to be honest,” says a breathless Tracey Hannah (AUS) from the finish corral of the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented... Read More

Rotorua family making debut on our screens

A Rotorua family are set to be reoccurring faces on our TV screens come this Sunday. The Hemana family are just one out of 16 families from Australia... Read More

Local Keegan Wright takes first win at Crankworx

A deafening cheer ushered the first winner of Crankworx Rotorua 2019 across the dusty finish line on Tuesday night. Local rider Keegan Wright blasted... Read More

Rotorua to host GODZone in 2020

In 2020, Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty region, will become the first North Island area of New Zealand to host the world’s largest expedition adventure... Read More

Magic punished by Steel in thrashing defeat

The might and the momentum of the Southern Steel was on full display in their emphatic 73-53 victory over the Magic. In their first home game of the... Read More

Full muster for National Youth Jazz Competition

Liam Ryan is very happy with the number of schools registered for this year’s National Youth Jazz Competition. “We took the risk of running... Read More

Powerball jackpots to $10 million

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $11.3 million up for grabs on Wednesday. In a statement by Lotto... Read More

Government calls time on ticket scalpers

The Government plans to stop the practice of ticket scalping. “Measures planned include a price cap on resale tickets, enforcing rules around... Read More

Free ride for locals at Crankworx

Rotorua will again host world-class mountain biking event Crankworx next month. Local patrons are encouraged to make the most of free events on offer. Crankworx... Read More

Don’t be fooled by ticket scams - warns police

Summer tends to be a high point for music lovers, with festivals, big-ticket stadium gigs and outdoor concerts throughout the warmer months. But police... Read More