Nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are nine new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today. Of the nine new cases, the Ministry of Health says eight are... Read More

Unravelling mysteries of the human body

University of Waikato researchers will delve deep into human health and psychology over the next three years. They will be investigating how we develop... Read More

Pakistan cricket team denied exemption to train

The Pakistan men's cricket team currently in managed isolation in Christchurch, have been denied an exemption to leave their hotel. Following... Read More

Thunderstorms, rain and plenty of dry areas too

High pressure just holds on to very upper North Island but elsewhere those westerly winds continue, predicts "There is some... Read More

WorkSafe clarifies Whakaari/White Island charges

Following the launch of an online petition calling to stop the prosecution of two helicopter pilots involved the Whakaari/White Island rescue mission,... Read More

Phillips‘ rampant form continues at Bay Oval

BLACKCAPS gun Glenn Phillips has continued his thunderous form against West Indies sides. Fresh off his record 46-ball T20i century at the same Bay Oval... Read More

No new cases of COVID reported today

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Nine previously reported cases have now recovered, so the total number of active... Read More

Hard work pays off for Rotorua robotics students

Rotorua robotics students came out on top after the 2020 AquaBots National Competition held in Masterton last weekend. Twenty-one students travelled... Read More

Petition launched to stop pilot prosecution

A petition started to stop the prosecution of two helicopter pilots involved in the Whakaari/White Island rescue mission last December has received mass... Read More

Local youth programme granted $90k

A programme designed to inspire local youth - the Aspiration Rotorua/Rangatahi PATH Planning programme - has been granted $90,000 from the Rotorua Trust... Read More

New app to detect plants at risk from myrtle rust

People keen to support the fight against the fungal disease myrtle rust, which threatens many of Aotearoa-New Zealand’s native trees, shrubs and... Read More

Surge in BOP electric vehicle registration

The number of light electric vehicles registered in the Bay of Plenty region continues to grow with 647 on the roads at the end of 2019. The latest... Read More

Record number of people waiting for social housing

The social housing waitlist has hit a record high, with nearly 22,000 applicants on the register. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MHUD)'s... Read More

Shepherd‘s delight in maiden first-class century

Batting at nine for West Indies A, a breezy 133 off 154 balls from Romario Shepherd has steered West Indies A out of a pile of trouble and into a good... Read More

Top result for Canopy Tours pest control work

Years of dedicated pest control by Rotorua Canopy Tours is paying off in nearby forests with residents in Mamaku and Paradise Valley reporting increased... Read More