Waitomo heading to Rotorua…again

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo will open its second Fuel Stop in Rotorua this week. Located at 63-69 Fairy Springs Road, the unmanned 24-hour... Read More

Former Maketu Pies owners owe millions

  Employees of the former company that owned Maketu Pies are owed more than $170,000 in wages, holiday pay, time in lieu and redundancy claims.   According... Read More

BOP company in receivership, 500 jobs on the line

Wood processing firm Claymark Group is in receivership.  The company, which employs about 510 people, had been set for sale to the New... Read More

Zespri to commercialise red kiwifruit  

Kiwifruit consumers in some of Zespri’s key markets will soon be able to enjoy Zespri Red Kiwifruit following a decision from the Zespri Board... Read More

Export lamb and beef prices at highest-ever levels

Export lamb and beef prices reached new highs in the September 2019 quarter, while forestry products fell sharply, Stats NZ says. “Both meat and... Read More

Roger Gordon from Rotorua to Cambridge

In the annals of ‘where are they now?’ Rotorua folk may like to know the imposing frame of Roger Gordon is casting even longer shadows in... Read More

Zespri forecasts strong European harvest return

Zespri’s European kiwifruit harvest is again expected to deliver strong returns for growers in Italy and France, along with another great tasting... Read More

First cadet announced for Kawerau Pathway to Work

  The first cadet employed under Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau or ISK’s Kawerau Pathways to Work Cadetship programme has been announced.... Read More

Cheap avocado prices “unrealistic”

Remember the bad old days of the $11 avocado? That was back in May. The passage of the seasons has subsequently done wonderful things for deprived palates,... Read More

Govt levels electricity playing field

Consumers will benefit from changes to the electricity market that will see a level playing field for smaller independent retailers. Minister Megan... Read More

Jam-packed programme for Aronui Maori Market

Hundreds of people are expected to descend on the Ruapeka tomorrow as musicians take to the stage to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Maori. The Aronui Maori... Read More

Career opportunities for Rotorua tourism students

The fourth consecutive year of the New Zealand School of Tourism – NZST - Speed dating initiative has demonstrated the value of developing tourism... Read More

Top tourism businesses named as awards finalists

Established tourism operators will go head to head with newer businesses in this year’s New Zealand Tourism Awards. The finalists for the most... 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