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Libertine Pictures and Australian producer Prospero partner

Libertine Pictures and Prospero Productions today announced a trans-Tasman partnership that will see the production of new documentary, factual and drama programming in New Zealand and build on the success of Prospero's existing factual formats.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Auckland-Rotorua flight capacity to increase further

Just four months after the introduction of the larger Q300 aircraft on the morning Auckland-Rotorua return route, this increased capacity will be extended further with the larger plane set to commence an afternoon schedule from 9 February 2015.

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Police want to identify woman who gave a lift to robber

Bay of Plenty, 1 August 2014 - Detectives investigating a robbery in Rotorua are wanting to trace and check the welfare of a woman who appears to have given a lift to the offender.

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Pedigree Updates for NZB Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale

The catalogue for New Zealand Bloodstock's Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale tomorrow has been strengthened with a number of pedigree updates.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Alleged poachers deny court's jurisdiction

Bizarre scenes unfolded in Rotorua District Court today when two men facing poaching charges refused to enter pleas, saying they did not recognise the court's jurisdiction.

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Rural Valuer recognised with top industry award

QV registered Valuer David Paterson has had his outstanding service to the valuation profession recognised with the New Zealand Institute of Valuers Premier Award - the John M Harcourt Memorial Award.

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The New Zealand Herald

Police pursuit in Tauranga

One police officer told a reporter at the scene: "Cops are on the lookout for a potentially armed person ... police in Rotorua are also on the lookout."

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Polynesian Spa luxury experience widens with new pool

Rotorua's Polynesian Spa has opened a new mineral pool in its Deluxe Lake Spa which means guests now have access to both renowned acidic and alkaline mineral waters for ultimate bathing wellness.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Carterton baker earns top pie award

Carterton's Michael Kloeg of Clareville Bakery has won the Bakels New Zealand Pie Awards' supreme award for his hearty lamb cutlet and kumara mash pie.

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The Press On-Line

Anton Cooper 'stoked' with mountainbike gold

Mountain bikers Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze get New Zealand off to a winning start on day six of the Commonwealth Games.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Cliff Curtis' Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis.

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Two Kiwis in the World Hindu Congress organizing team

Two Kiwis have been invited by the World Hindu Foundation to be on the organizing team of the first World Hindu Congress to be held on 21-23 November 2014 in New Delhi, Bharat Prof Guna Magesan, General Secretary of Hindu Council of New Zealand and a community leader from Rotorua, has been invited to coordinate Hindu Organizational Conference.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Health expert in Rotorua to talk about alcohol harm

Clinical toxicologist and Wellington Regional Hospital emergency medicine specialist, Dr Paul Quigley, is in Rotorua this week to speak about the harmful impacts of alcohol on New Zealand society.

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Southland Times

Roaming horse collides with car

Rural residents are being warned to secure their stock at all times after another serious Waikato road crash between a car and a horse.

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Rotorua final results

The reggae rock sound of their nine piece band put Open Arms from Rotorua Boys High School in first place at this year's regional Smokefree Pacifica Beats final at the Convention Centre on Saturday afternoon.

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Vector Network News

Auckland's electric train system is supplied by two connections to Transpower 's 220 kV national grid, one at Southdown Power Station and the other at Transpower's Penrose substation.

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The New Zealand Herald

Strong log price run comes to end

Log export prices have dropped sharply since March because demand in New Zealand's biggest market - China - has fallen while supply has substantially increased.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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National's 2014 List

The National Party list for the 2014 election brings together a strong mix of both experienced political leaders and fresh new talent, says National Party President Peter Goodfellow.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ @ Noon: Fight to keep pet bull

Stories making headlines around the regions today include a Rotorua man taking on the District Council to keep his pet bull and an Engineer with an unusual way to keep warm.

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Stuff.co.nz

Labour pushes community voice

A 2012 law change to make it easier for councils to merge has proven controversial, with councils such as Hutt City, Napier and Rotorua saying the wishes of local communities were likely to be overridden by those of larger ones within the region.

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