Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Rugby: Ng Shiu could have been with Samoa 7sRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Tone Ng Shiu is enjoying his time with the All Blacks Sevens, yet, but for a curious twist of events at last month's nationals in Rotorua, he could have been wearing the Samoan colours on the World Series. Tietjens says that the 22-year-old, Napier-born Ng Shiu, while not a standout, would have been good value for his young Samoan side.

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  2. Hapu preparing for battle over lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A Te Arawa hapu is threatening legal action to gain control of the western shores of Lake Rotorua, saying in its opinion the area has become infested, suffocated and is "dying". The issue has become so bad in the eyes of the Ngati Ngararanui Hapu Trust, it is now prepared to take governing organisations including the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Te Arawa Lakes Trust and Rotorua Lakes Council to the Environment Court to try and regain management of the area.

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  3. Rotorua tourism entrepreneur Doug Tamaki on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    In a statement tonight, Mike confirmed his brother was in a critical but stable condition in Tauranga Hospital after suffering a "significant and unexpected medical event" at his home at Mount Maunganui on Thursday morning. "I am heartbroken but prayin[g] w[i]th family [a]nd friends for a miracle to happen for my little brother Douglas on life support.

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  4. War veteran's 50-year pension fight after jungle cobra attackRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    An 80-year-old war veteran who lost his eyesight after a cobra attack in the Malayan jungle has been fighting for compensation for 50 years. Patrick Edwards and his family travelled from Rotorua to Wellington for a hearing at the High Court where he is seeking compensation from the New Zealand military pension authories.

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  5. Levin country duo in nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Levin's Pounamu Country Music Club founders Teresa and Geoff Herewini have been selected to compete in this year's New Zealand Country Music Awards, Entertainer of the Year in Rotorua. The pair, who duet under the stage name Double Blend, first made it to the nationals in 2015 and were runners-up.

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  6. Phoenix Foundation to play unusual bush venueRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Alternative indie band The Phoenix Foundation is performing in the city on Sunday when Rainbow Springs brings in another original, quality Kiwi act for its summer series. The Rotorua concert is the third in Rainbow Springs Summer Series, which going well, according to Fraser Leddie, Ngai Tahu Tourism regional general manager.

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  7. Junior swimmers impress at national festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The junior team received 15 gold, nine silver and nine bronze medals at the recent New Zealand Junior Festival, earning them the fourth overall position. The championship, held in Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington and Timaru, played host to more than 1200 competitors, competing for regional and national results.

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  8. Revived kayaker is grateful to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Waikato Times

    "I'm only here in the first instance because of my fellow friend and kayaker," says Kiwi Ryan Lucas, who blacked out during a 25-metre waterfall plunge at the Tauranga-Taupo Falls on Monday. In a statement today, the experienced paddler from Rotorua said he is "feeling very grateful and lucky to be alive".

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  9. Port of Tauranga still on the lookout for more hubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    Port of Tauranga says it is still on the hunt for more freight "hubs" to add to its growing network. The port, which already has two inland hubs in Auckland and one in Canterbury, has been locked in a battle with Ports of Auckland to expand its freight catchment outside its traditional region.

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  10. Partners Life DUAL Scholarship winner gets active againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    After bouncing back into bad habits, a 43-year-old Red Beach mother is getting back into her fitness after receiving a scholarship though the Partners Life DUAL Scholarship Programme. Gendi Dwight was given a $1500 scholarship to help her to lose weight and become fit after she applied for the Total Sport promotion and programme.

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  11. Four outstanding leaders acknowledged with honorary awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scoop

    Four Waikato leaders in the fields of media arts, sport, science and health will receive honorary awards from the Waikato Institute of Technology for their longstanding contribution to their respective industries. Liam Messam, rugby and community champion, Susie Ryan, former Clinical Nurse Manager for Waikato Regional Diabetes Service, and Te Radar, satirist and documentary maker will receive honorary degrees relevant to their fields.

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  12. Kawerau community still a focus for Toi Ohomai educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scoop

    Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has reinforced its commitment to help improve the social and economic outlook of the Kawerau community. Yesterday afternoon the chief executives and delegates from both Toi Ohomai and Tuwharetoa Ki Kawerau Health, Education and Social Services met at Tangatarua Marae on the Toi Ohomai campus to sign a memorandum of understanding and re-confirm the organisations' mutual dedication to continue their efforts.

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  13. Jailed for 16-year campaign of terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    At sentencing, Justice Katz described Hoani Chase's conduct as a desperate 16-year campaign of terror and intimidation. Photo / File An Eastern Bay of Plenty self-styled Mongrel Mob president who terrorised and intimidated a woman over 16 years has been jailed for 18-and-a-half years.

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  14. Manawatu swimmers excel at zonal festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manawatu Standard

    Swimming New Zealand introduced a new regional competition for the youngest age group of swimmers where more than 1200 swimmers competed at the same time across four regional locations: Wellington , Timaru , Rotorua and Auckland . Swimmers entered more than 300 events and swam more than 200 personal best times, with 95 of those swims resulting in top-10 places.

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  15. Tool launched to check if money grows from treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Scoop

    An online tool has been launched to help landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment understand the potential economic gains from converting all or parts of their property to pine or MA nuka. Toitu Te Waonui, a MA ori forestry initiative group comprising Interpine Innovation, Tuia Group and iwi leaders have developed dNITRO with funding from Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Ministry for the Environment as part of the Low Nitrogen Land Use Fund.

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  16. Muriwhenua Kapa Haka to perform a new haka for Te MatatiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Muriwhenua Kapa Haka will perform a special new haka, Ko te Wharetapu o Muriwhenua, at the national championships, Te Matatini, that start in Hastings today." The haka makes a stance against all the bad publicity making us look like the centre of harm in New Zealand.

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  17. Anna Edie has been appointed General Manager at Crowne Plaza Queenstown, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Hospitality Net

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Broadwater Park Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR United Kingdom Phone: +44 871 942 Fax: +44 871 942 9101 Visit Website Australian-born Anna, 33, takes the helm at Queenstown's award-winning lakefront hotel after eight years with the InterContinental Hotels Group , most recently as Executive Assistant Manager at Australia's iconic Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay. Anna's extensive hotel career has seen her overseeing rooms division and food and beverage operations for new and established IHG hotels, including Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, pre-opening at Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea, Crowne Plaza Darwin and Intercontinental Shenzhen in China.

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  18. Trampoline business site offers interesting opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Scoop

    The land and buildings housing one of Hawke's Bay's most popular leisure service operators have been placed on the market for sale. The freehold land and buildings at 403 St Aubyn Street East in Hastings house indoor trampoline park operator Flipout - which features some 30 trampolines catering to a variety of abilities and ages.

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  19. A 'flippin good' leisure investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    The land and buildings housing Flipout, one of Hawke's Bay's most popular leisure service operators is for sale. The property, at 403 St Aubyn St East, Hastings, is being marketed through Bayleys Hawke's Bay, with tenders closing on March 9. Salesperson Paul Garland says the 3049sq m of land plus 1640sq m building are zoned Industrial, having a combined rateable value of $1.4m.

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  20. Reynold Macpherson: Giving councils more power will not tackle povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Far North Mayor John Carter wants welfare to switch from being ''as of right'' to ''a reward'' system. Photo / Peter de Graaf Dr Reynold Macpherson was a professor at the University of Auckland before being chief executive of Waiariki and foundational chancellor and CEO, Abu Dhabi University.

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