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Rotorua residents will have more say in liquor licensing issues as a result of changes to New Zealand alcohol laws which come into effect next week .
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Navigate your way through Rainbow Springs new lazer maze challenge and help Kahu the kiwi out of his burrow to find some food.
The family of a 21-year-old Rotorua cyclist who died after a race has called for all high performance athletes to undergo mandatory heart testing.
The pou that was gifted to Tuhourangi at a dawn ceremony on 22 October, marking the start of the Tarawera Trail.
The death of a toddler who was run over by a relative in a Rotorua driveway was a tragic accident, a coroner says.
But when the Jamaican reggae star performs his headlining slot at next year's Raggamuffin festival, it promises to be an extra special moment for him.
The team who searched for the beacon were Paul Hail, Wally Mitchell, Derick McFarlane and in the background is Craig Atkin.
A 28 year old former Fiji citizen now living in Rotorua New Zealand has been sentenced to eight months after he indecently assaulted a 17 year old teenager earlier this year.
Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says there is a need for local government reform in the Bay of Plenty but simply amalgamating councils into a single 'super council' is a lazy option.
Stories happening around the region today include a "freak accident" that left an 18-year-old Hawke's Bay man in critical condition, Whangarei gets its sculpture back after a wee break and, Rotorua kids get a surprise during the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon.
An Auckland teenager was was taken to hospital with suspected back injuries today after coming off his water-skis during a school camp.
Throughout history women have achieved great things and remain forever etched in the pages of history.
I was in my undies, dancing to a screaming James Brown around the flashest hotel room I'd ever stayed in.
Pee Jay's White Island Tour, the only New Zealand company with a license for visiting the island, leaves daily from Whaketane at 9:15 a.m. .