Judge appointed for Rotorua Museum awards

Rotorua Museum is delighted to announce the appointment of highly regarded New Zealand art curator, artist and writer, Leafa Wilson, as judge for the... 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

Winner announced for Matariki Kai Competition

Twenty local judges voted for their favourite indigenous dish and announced Millennium Hotel Rotorua the winner of the 2019 Ngā Kai a Matariki at the... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike both rolled over last night, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $7.4 million up for grabs on Wednesday. Powerball was not... Read More

Acts lift Rotorua from the blues

A crowd, neither big nor small, was entertained with a glut of Blues music in Rotorua at the weekend. The annual Bay of Plenty Blues Festival attracted... Read More

Rotorua Lotto winner wins over $20k

A lucky Rotorua player has won $20,266 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday’s live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was bought from Pak N Save... Read More

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