Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

Rotorua, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Teenage boy airlifted in critical condition after car hits bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Waikato Times

    BayTrust rescue helicopter flew to SH35 with a specialist paramedic to stabilise a 19 year old involved in a car crash. A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital after a car hit a bridge in the eastern Bay of Plenty.

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  2. $18m Rotorua hotel project no further aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The company behind a planned $18 million hotel on the shores of Lake Rotorua has not been able to get hold of the new land owners - more than six months after the land changed hands. But international hotel chain Wyndham Hotel Group has said it will keep looking for new opportunities in Rotorua and the surrounding area.

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  3. Journey to Middle-Earth: New Zealand isn't just home to hobbits and wizardsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Cinema-goers were entranced by the scenery that was the setting for JRR Tolkien's hobbits and elves. What they didn't see was the spectacular wildlife that the land is really home to, which takes centre stage in the BBC2 series New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands.

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  4. Scouts around the country work hard to attend New Zealand Scout Jamboree in MarlboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Preparing for the National Scout Jamboree are : Runa Haszard, 14, Mason Henderson, 11, Tyler Whitt, 13, Tana Connor-McClean, 13, Ethan Gander, 13, and group leader Andrew Whitt. Scouts across the country have a lot of sausages to sizzle if they want to make it to their national jamboree later this year.

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  5. Too slow drivers get pingedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Drivers in the Bay region got more tickets than anywhere else in the North Island for travelling too slow last year and it's not just elderly people being pinged for the offence. Police issued 48 tickets to Bay of Plenty drivers for slow or inconsiderate driving in 2015 - the third most for any district in the country.

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  6. How Kiwi parents keep calm and carry onRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    From the highs of family holiday fun, to the lows of an unpredictable toddler meltdown, new research by Wotif.co.nz reveals Kiwi families are well versed on travelling tantrums, with one in three * Kiwi parents admitting their toddler has had a meltdown From the highs of family holiday fun, to the lows of an unpredictable toddler meltdown, new research by Wotif.co.nz reveals Kiwi families are well versed on travelling tantrums, with one in three * Kiwi parents admitting their toddler has had a meltdown while on a holiday. When it comes to the worst possible location for a toddler to have a meltdown while on the road, public places with large crowds topped the list for Kiwi parents.

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  7. Te Arawa partnership with council acknowledged with awardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    An award for the Te Arawa partnership at this year's Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards is a credit to the whole Rotorua community, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Rotorua Lakes Council won the Martin Jenkins Judges' Choice Award for Outstanding Value and Service Delivery, a special award given to a finalist in recognition for "outstanding delivery of best practice value and services to their community".

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  8. [email protected]: Family stung by beehive theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A family business has been robbed of $50,000 worth of beehives and honey within a year, and a kiwifruit grower is still waiting for information on the culprit who sabotaged his fruit. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

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  9. Rotorua Lakes Council and iwi partnership wins awardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Scoop

    Local Government New Zealand is delighted to announce Rotorua Lakes Council has won the MartinJenkins Judges' Choice Award for Outstanding Value and Service Delivery for its partnership with iwi Te Arawa. The LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards, now in their third year, were held in Dunedin last night to recognise and celebrate the outstanding leadership role local government plays within communities.

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  10. Drug testing putting trade students offRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Waiariki's John Kelly is standing by the introduction of compulsory drug testing for trades students - despite the decline in enrollments. PHOTO/STEPHEN PARKER The introduction of compulsory drug testing is being cited as one of the reasons for a drop in enrolments on trades courses at all four Waiariki Institute of Technology campuses.

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  11. Police seek witnesses to incident where they shot a man in RotoruaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waikato Times

    The 35-year-old man remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital's intensive care unit after police shot him on Te Ngae Rd on Thursday 14 July. Police used pepper spray, then Tasered him three times, before they shot the machete-wielding man.

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  12. Social media biggest change in local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Warwick Lampp has presided over 11 council elections nationally and five in Rotorua and is adamant this year's local elections are more challenging because of social media. Rotorua's electoral officer is also looking after the elections for 25 other councils, one regional council and seven district health boards.

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  13. New Zealand to be Predator Free by 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    It shows that, as Sir Paul Callaghan said shortly before his passing, we can bring back our native wildlife to our main islands. Our people and our outlook, our culture, our place at the bottom of the South Pacific, our tolerance and our sense of fair play.

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  14. The Netherlands: Insider tips for AmsterdamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Amsterdam is an attractive city for expats and there are a number of international companies based here that require native English speakers. It happened unexpectedly.

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  15. Top four all score victories in WaiBop Premiership footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waikato Times

    The top four all won again, while Melville United moved back into the top five following victory in the league's only Hamilton derby. In a fiery derby clash in Rotorua, leaders Ngongotaha had to come from behind at home to see off Rotorua United.

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  16. Iwi-run savings scheme pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Ryan Bradley's Ngai Tahu savings helped him and his wife to springboard into the Auckland property market. Photo / Dean Purcell New Zealand's only iwi-run savings scheme has ticked over $50 million and has signed on more than 20,000 members to save for their education, a home or retirement.

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  17. Bindi Irwin Turns 18! Relive Her Most Adorable, Inspiring MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ETonline

    ... Bindi leads a busy lifestyle, but she still finds time to take "beautiful" trips -- like this one to Rotorua, New Zealand -- with her friends and family. It's no secret that Bindi takes her career very seriously, but at the same time, she's never ...

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  18. Former New Plymouth police area commander looking forward to celebrating 75 years of women in policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Taranaki Daily News

    Former police New Plymouth area commander Inspector Anne Knox goes through her old photo album ahead of Monday's 75 Years of Women in Police celebrations in Taranaki. Anne Knox had every opportunity to rise through the ranks when she joined New Zealand's police service and she seized the chance.

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  19. Kayakers rescued from Lake RotoruaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    Coastguard Rotorua were called out at 10.30am on Sunday morning to find the group, believed to be two locals and two tourists, who had tried to kayak to Mokoia Island from Ngongotaha. "It easily could have been a different outcome.

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  20. Palmerston North under-15 boys come close to winning national title.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North beat Waikato 98-96 in the playoff for third spot on Saturday after they had been knocked out by Harbour 100-76 in the semifinal. Palmerston North beat Waitakere West 84-83 in the quarterfinal and had three wins and a loss in pool play.

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