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

Rotorua’s boom and gloom …

The industrial market in Rotorua has been rated “extremely buoyant”. Telfer Young, the respected valuer, has issued figures in a series... Read More

Rotorua plumbing apprentice wins national award

Rotorua-based plumbing apprentice Dave Hodgson has won a Plumbing World Scholarship at the national New Zealand Plumbing awards, held on Friday May 31... Read More

Texas Chicken launches home delivery in Rotorua

Texas Chicken has launched home delivery in Rotorua. Texas Chicken has partnered with Deliver Eats, a Rotorua food delivery company, to get its famous... Read More

Evolve Rotorua: ‘time for a new voice in town’

“Shaping Rotorua’s Future” is the tag-line of Evolve Rotorua, a new group created this week by a number of prominent and emerging local... Read More

First wave of automatic tax refunds to be released

More than 2.5 million New Zealanders will receive their first ever automatic tax assessment over the next two months with the first batch going out today. From... Read More

Tourism industry launches NZer careers package

A three-year package of initiatives designed to attract New Zealanders to tourism careers has been launched at TRENZ 2019 in Rotorua this week. Along... Read More

NZ tourism industry increases focus on sustainable

Sustainability – of our communities, our environment, our economy and our visitors – has been placed firmly at the heart of the New Zealand... Read More

Global ice cream giant buys Tip Top

New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra has confirmed the sale of its Tip Top brand to global ice cream giant Froneri for $380 million. Word of the... Read More