Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rotorua, New Zealand.

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  1. NZ@Noon: Flood photographer furyRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A Rotorua cancer patient who was burgled three times in two days and a photographer in Wanganui who has upset the locals are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. Wanganui locals are "annoyed" a photographer managed to get into cordoned off areas of the flooded city when residents were threatened with arrest for doing the same.

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  2. No 'concrete proposal' from Greece: MaltaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Greece did not come up with a "concrete proposal" at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers, according to the Maltese premier, despite European pressure on Athens for a new debt plan. Two consignments of table grapes from Mexico have been taken off New Zealand shelves because 10 spiders, including venomous black widows, were found among the fruit.

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  3. Hamilton Boys' High School, St Paul's Collegiate in college rugby title huntRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Hamilton Boys' High School first XV are marching towards the Super 8 rugby final with two rounds to go in pool play. After a commanding 34-10 win over Tauranga Boys' College on Saturday, Boys' High went to 5-0 in pool play to lead the competition ahead of rivals Rotorua Boys' High School.

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  4. Obese man stages hunger strike over government's refusal to pay for his gastric bypass surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    An ominous haze from forest fires has engulfed Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast. Take a look at these photos posted to Instagram and other sources.

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  5. Travel talks: Lesley ImminkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Lesley Immink says the tourism industry is in such great shape it may even dislodge dairying as the top export earner. Photo / Supplied Lesley Immink, the chief executive of Tourism Export Council NZ, started her career in the travel industry as a hotel housekeeper.

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  6. Loo ducks grace Paneiri Park convenienceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    It's a toilet and a conservation message merged in to one. The new loo is at the end of Maxwells Line in Palmerston North.

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  7. Kiwi man goes on hunger strike to get weight-loss surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Jason Patterson says he needs both a hernia operation and a gastric bypass procedure, but health insurance company AAC will only pay for the first surgery. A New Zealand man is on hunger strike after his insurance company refused to cough up the cash for his weight-loss surgery.

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  8. Man has gone on hunger strike as government agency refuses to fund his weight-loss surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A man from Rotoruan, New Zealand, has gone on hunger strike because the Accident Compensation Commission won't fund his weight-loss surgery. Jason Patterson has been starving himself for five days.

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  9. Diary of a mystery man: Dog-eared exercise book found in campervan details romantic adventures in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The notebook, entitled Diary of Experiences and Training 1999, reveals the author's love of jogging, football and foreign women. Photo / Greg Bowker A diary detailing a mystery British man's travels around New Zealand, Thailand and Nepal, has been found in a campervan in Queenstown.

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  10. Business case being developed to lure Jetstar to New PlymouthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Jetstar New Zealand boss Grant Kerr will consider what seven regions in the running to be potential destinations, including New Plymouth, can offer the cut-price airline over the next fortnight. Space at New Plymouth airport is the biggest stumbling block for council staff as they develop a business case to lure Jetstar to the city.

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  11. Greece told to make 'serious' proposalsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Scoop

    Germany and France have called on Greece to make detailed proposals to revive bailout talks, a day after Greek voters rejected demands for further austerity. Germany and France have called on Greece to make detailed proposals to revive bailout talks, a day after Greek voters rejected demands for further austerity.

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  12. Store Your Supplies, Merchandise in Quality ShelvingRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Scoop

    When entering a supermarket, you probably would walk directly to the isle, grab the items on your grocery list and pay at the counter. It would skip your attention how the products are stacked or how the shelving system is done.

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  13. Aranui Community Campus founding principal is Andy Kai FongRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    A former Christchurch school leader has been appointed the founding principal of the yet-to-be-opened Aranui Community Campus. Andy Kai Fong, who is the head of secondary at Hong Kong's Discovery College, will move back to Christchurch with his wife and three children to begin working full-time on preparing the year 1 to 13 school for its 2017 opening.

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  14. Living frame paints pretty picture of Lake RotoruaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Called the Living Picture Frame it provides a large foliage-covered frame through which scenic photos can be taken of Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. The concept has been based around a similar idea submitted by local resident Lisa Wilson to Rotorua Lakes Council's online Ideas Bank.

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  15. Healthy Families NZ launched in InvercargillRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    "Healthy Families NZ will improve people's health where they live, learn, work and play, as a way to prevent obesity and chronic illness," says Dr Coleman. "The initiative encourages people to live healthier lives by making good food choices, being physically active, moderating alcohol and being smoke-free.

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  16. Funding for more bright ideas to save wasteRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    The Waste Resources Advisory Group , administered by Bay of Plenty Regional Council, launched a $50,000 fund last year to help waste minimisation initiatives from Bay of Plenty-based businesses, industry, councils, or community groups get off the ground. After a successful first year, the Fund will open to new applications again from Monday 13 July.

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  17. Greek banks to stay closedRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    Greek banks will remain closed until Wednesday with limits on daily withdrawals unchanged after 61 percent voted against further austerity measures in a referendum. An investigation has been launched after a major glitch at Canterbury District Health Board saw patients' treatment delayed or forgotten.

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  18. China's financial slump could affect New ZealandRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    John Key says problems with China's financial stability will affect New Zealand far more than the upheaval in Greece. An investigation has been launched after a major glitch at Canterbury District Health Board saw patients' treatment delayed or forgotten.

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  19. Springfield Golf Club sends plea to Danny Lee, their most famous memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand's Danny Lee mixes in lofty company, with US Open champion Jordan Spieth at a PGA Tour event. The good folk at Rotorua's Springfield Golf Club willed on their most famous member to his maiden PGA Tour title on Monday; now they hope he might return in January to present the trophy at the tournament he sponsors.

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  20. Danny Lee's PGA Tour victory opens the door to golden golfing opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Danny Lee becomes the eighth Kiwi to win a US PGA Tour title with victory in a playoff at the Greenbrier Classic. A breakthrough PGA Tour victory has opened up a fairway of golfing treasures for Danny Lee, moving him from tour tradesman to artisan with a few swishes of his putter.

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