Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Kiwi duck tour operator says US boat shouldn't have been operating in stormy conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Duck boats sit idle in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks, in Branson. The amphibious vehicles are similar to one of the company's boats that capsized.

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  2. Palmerston North recognised for art and ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The Nga Huruhuru Rangatira sculpture by Robert Jahnke is one of a series of commissioned public sculptures that has won an excellence award for the Palmerston North City Council. Public art and a new vision for the city have won three excellence awards for the Palmerston North City Council.

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  3. Bronze for NZ teen River Mutton at junior canoe slalom world champsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Rotorua teenager River Mutton won New Zealand's first individual medal at a junior canoe slalom world championship, snaring bronze in the extreme slalom final in Italy. The 16-year-old overcame disappointment in her under-18 K1 semifinal earlier in the day to bounce back, finishing second in her extreme quarter and semifinals and then holding on for third in the four-boat final, behind Czech paddler Katerina Bekova and Alix Degremont .

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  4. $7bn company's 'shining star' to $50k fraudsterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Paula Funaki Asaeli was sentenced to 11 months home detention and ordered to pay repatriations of $25,063.16 for his phone scam. It was a $50,000 fraud that prompted a company worth $7 billion to review all their processes, and it started in a phone shop in a Rotorua Mall.

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  5. Capital and Waitakere win Aon U15 National Basketball ChampionshipsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  6. Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams is comic book hero Kiwi LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stuff.co.nz

    Adams has had a comic, Kiwi Legend created about him, which will be sold at Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend. Comic artist Corey Lewis Reyyy produced the piece and said Adams, who grew up in small town Rotorua and plays for the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, was an easy subject choice.

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  7. Diamond rookie Jamie-Lee Price: the one who wriggled free of the Netball NZ netRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stuff.co.nz

    She played for the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic, and wore the Silver Fern at age group level but her love affair with New Zealand netball is over, talented midcourter Jamie-Lee Price choosing Australia over the country she professed to love as a child. When the ANZ Championship ended in 2016 Price followed Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald to Sydney to play in the Suncorp Super Netball league, culminating this week in selection for the Australia Diamonds.

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  8. Seasonal bases possible for rescue choppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Southland Times

    A woman injured by a sea lion pup in the Auckland Islands arrives at Southland Hospital after being transported by the Southern Lakes BK 117 rescue helicopter in 2017. A letter from Minister of Health Dr David Clark penned early in July says no decision has been made about the location of future rescue helicopter bases, but the idea of flying from seasonal bases has drawn criticism from a seasoned pilot.

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  9. Hobbit actor to come with show to Waikato UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Waikato Times

    Mark Hadlow, best known for his role as Dori in The Hobbit series, is coming to the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts with the Opus Orchestra on July 27. One of New Zealand's famous actors, Hadlow has previously won many awards including Entertainer of the Year in 1995. Hadlow will be narrating the famous Pulcinella Suite , originally by Stravinsky.

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  10. Bay of Plenty Steamers get muddy as they muck in at Western Heights park in RotoruaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    Bay of Plenty Steamers players Luke Campbell and Fasi Fuatai put down the rugby balls and pick up a spade to help plant feijoas in Western Heights. Photo / Stephen Parker The Bay of Plenty Steamers got a little muddy as they rolled up their sleeves, pulled on their gumboots, picked up a spade and dug in for the Western Heights community.

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  11. Tosi key player for Marist in final against Pirates-OBsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    Marist No 8 Lio Tosi is expected to play an important role in the 2018 Galbraith Shield final. Photo: LOGAN SAVORY Marist will take on Pirates-Old Boys in the 2018 Galbraith Shield final at Rugby Park in Invercargill tomorrow afternoon.

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  12. The Stoked Podcast: Episode 18 - Stoked on the legend, Simon ManneringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. New Sudima Hotel for Auckland CBD: 425 rooms announced in two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    A new Sudima Hotel of up to 200 rooms has been announced for Auckland's CBD today, just two days after plans came to light for a 225-room Indigo Hotel in the city desperate for accommodation - and the latest hotel will have a low tolerance of plastic. Sudesh Jhunjhnuwala, the Auckland-based founder of the Sudima national chain, said his latest block would be developed on the corner of Nelson St and Wellesley St near the NZ International Convention Centre.

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  14. Givealittle page set up for grieving Rotorua girlfriend of Tauranga crash victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  15. Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Scoop

    If you were one of the approximately 100 teachers at Microsoft House in Auckland last weekend , you would have been greeted with an exciting atmosphere. The whizzing of drones filled the air, sounding like miniature Formula 1 cars, and colour-changing Sphero balls rolled around, with robots looping figure eights in the Microsoft cafeteria while teachers watched, enthralled.

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  16. Wellington A Black crowned Netball NZ U17 ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Scoop

    Wellington Black A has netted a third straight Netball NZ U17 Champs crown in commanding form, delighting coach Dion Te Whetu. They overcame a slow start to beat Auckland 1 41-29 at Vautier Park in Palmerston North on Thursday in what was the fourth straight year the two teams had met in the age-group Grand Final.

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  17. City Council pleased with turnout for Matariki celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Scoop

    Wellington City Council The capital's inaugural month-long Matariki celebrations are being hailed as a success as the Wellington City Council tallies up attendance and overwhelming positive feedback for the capital's first large civic celebration of the MA ori New Year. Matariki ki PA neke, the Council's new series of free outdoor public events to mark the MA ori New Year, started on June 15 with ReCut ,an arts event in Te NgA kau Civic Square, followed by the inaugural Ahi KA celebration of fire, food and whanau on 29 June.

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  18. Five international must-do ocean swimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The New Zealand Herald

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  19. Initiative to share Waipa's heritage earns district council national accoladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Waikato Times

    Tours to the Alexandra Redoubt in Pirongia was one of the way the Waipa District Council engaged its community on its heritage. Waipa has beaten six other councils to win the Local Government New Zealand Fulton Hogan Excellence Award for its work in sharing and promoting Waipa's history.

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  20. Police response to IPCA report on Operation PencarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Scoop

    As Police have already publically acknowledged, internal reviews were carried out following this incident with findings and recommendations consistent with the IPCA report released today. The planning, review and approvals processes for this annual operation now involves senior managers at district and national level to ensure risk is minimised and the operation is carried out in best practice.

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