GLO Festival 2020 cancelled

The Rotorua Lakes Council has decided to cancel this year’s GLO Festival due to uncertainty about hosting large events because of Covid-19. The... Read More

Bird of the year is ready for take-off

New Zealanders are getting ready to campaign and vote for their favourite native birds in the nation's most popular annual bird contest. Forest... Read More

Rotorua schools take out regional Showquest comp

Rotorua high schools have taken out the top two places in the regional Showquest competition for 2020. Western Heights High School won the Bay of Plenty... Read More

Rotorua Lotto player scores $1 million

  A lucky Lotto player from Rotorua will be jumping for joy after scoring $1 million with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live... Read More

Arts Centre design revealed - work to start soon

Construction on the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre - that has been closed since November 2017 due to earthquake risk - could begin next month. According... Read More

PGF investment in regional training

Up to 1800 people will have access to alternative pathways to work through a Government investment of $12.2 million in regional education and skills... Read More

Powerball player wins $4 million

  Powerball is on a winning streak with one lucky Powerball player from Auckland taking home $4 million with Powerball First Division in... Read More

Lotto player wins $1 million

  One lucky Lotto player from Auckland will be celebrating after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto... Read More

On the hunt for Crumpy’s bush-bashing ute

The hunt is on for two iconic utes that were stars of arguably the most beloved advertising campaign ever in New Zealand, Barry Crump’s 1980’s... Read More

ARONUI Indigenous Arts Festival Postponed

Rotorua’s ARONUI Indigenous Arts Festival has become the latest event to be scuppered by the Covid-19 pandemic, with organisers announcing a decision... Read More

Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival postponed

The Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival, which was to take place from September 8 to 20, has been postponed. The postponement of the two-week calendar of... Read More

New season of revolutionary short documentaries

New Zealand’s most popular short documentary initiative has returned with a brand-new collection of eight short documentaries, each taking on the... Read More

Lotto winner wins $1 million

  A lucky Lotto player from Palmerston North will be toasting a special win after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in Saturday... Read More

Silver Scroll 2020: Top five finalists announced

Songs by L.A.B., Reb Fountain, Nadia Reid, Benee, and Troy Kingi have been chosen as the top five contenders for the 2020 Silver Scroll songwriting award. The... Read More

Covid-19: Surge in demand for games and jigsaws

In these uncertain times, more and more grown-ups are finding solace in jigsaws, board games and even Lego. Cerberus Games hobby store in downtown Wellington... Read More