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Yesterday | Southland Times

Another night of storms

The Hururu Falls in full roar as floods waters pass through Northland. A woman was swept away as floods water rose early this morning.

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Yesterday | Southland Times

Maori Party aims high

The Maori Party has launched its election campaign with farewells to its founders, an injection of new blood and by outlining its ambition to win all seven Maori seats.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

The Curtis method

Missing from our screens for some time, Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis is back with a vengeance this month - not only starring in a new prime-time TV series in the US, but also his first New Zealand feature in almost a decade.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Trans-Tasman kayaker Scott Donaldson quits

After almost three months battling bitter winter conditions, raging seas and howling gales, Aucklander Donaldson today quit his attempt to be the first person to kayak solo from Australia to New Zealand.

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The Press On-Line

Grazing no problem for totara

Rotorua-based researchers David Bergin and Mark Kimberley monitored totara seedlings for 10 years on a Northland farm.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi movie star in court

Curtis, 45, was disqualified from driving for six months and ordered to pay $500 plus $130 in court fines when he appeared in the Rotorua District Court today after pleading guilty to driving while his licence was suspended.

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Millennium spends $14.25 million on final stake in Quantum

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand, which operates 22 hotels across the country, will spend $14.25 million in cash to buy the remaining 30 percent stake in its Quantum joint venture that it doesn't own from Te Maori Lodges.

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Learning Te Reo: One Word At A Time

As Maori Language Week nears, Race Relations Commissioner and Maori language student Dame Susan Devoy says instead of making a maunga out of a molehill we should look to our kids for inspiration.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NBR Newsroom

Rotorua sawmill baron avoids bankruptcy in long-running divorce case

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Schoolboy angler lands record trout

Some stories making headlines across the regions today include: A teen new to fishing has caught a record-sized trout in Rotorua's Lake Okareka, a massive tree crashes into an elderly lady's home in Kaitaia pinning her to her chair, and Napier has become home to an international motorcycle gang.

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The New Zealand Herald

Trans-Tasman kayaker blown further away

A kayaker attempting the first solo crossing across the Tasman has drifted further away from the Taranaki coast overnight as rough seas and weather have forced him to "hunker down" in his vessel.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ's big 4G mobile rollout - progress report

More New Zealanders are making the switch to the super-fast 4G mobile network and as the coverage areas increase, the way we are using our smart devices is also changing.

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Trout poachers nabbed with huge haul

Two men will appear in court later this month after Eastern Fish & Game staff and police caught them "pillaging" trout from a spawning stream near Rotorua over the weekend.

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New apps from Summer Research Scholarship

From landscape design to developing apps, Jemma Konig has taken a leap in her learning thanks to a Summer Research Scholarship at the University of Waikato.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

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Rotorua in for a hot August night

August 28 in Rotorua is shaping up as a hot August night when the city gets to experience its biggest ever tribute music show on stage at the Energy Events Centre.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Further delays for Donaldson

Individual entry Scott Donaldson from Rotorua comes from the kayak leg of the Wild Moa on Lake Tarawera on Saturday 13 January 2007 Daily Post Photograph by Ben Fraser DPM 25Apr14 - TASMAN CRO Transtasman kayaker Scott Donaldson will have to fight the elements a little longer as strong winds off the Taranaki coastline delay his arrival.

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The New Zealand Herald

My happy place: Taiaroa Royal, dancer and choreographer

My happy place is Lake Okareka, where I'm from. It's a magical place, a rejuvenating place.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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First NZ tourism attraction to gain certification

Rotorua's Te Puia became the first visitor attraction in New Zealand to have staff certified in rural skills today, with its Environment Team members presented with a National Certificate in General Skills Agriculture - Primary Sector .

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Suburban retail shopping hub sell down continues

The sell down of commercial units within urban Rotorua's Redwood Centre retail and healthcare hub continues - with the Bin Inn store the latest to be placed on the market for sale.

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Dairy farmers ready to implement water quality standards

Dairy farmers are up for the challenge of working with local communities to fix local water quality problems and deliver on the Government's new national water quality standards.

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