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Locals fundraising to make a difference for people overseas
New Zealand Herald
A garage sale has already been held here in Rotorua, which raised $500 and another one is being held on October 28, from 8am, at 19 Tarewa Rd. She says there will also be a sausage sizzle and waffles at the garage sale. They are grateful for donations ...

Rotorua MPs respond to the new government
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua-based NZ First list MP Fletcher Tabuteau is feeling a "sense of relief and excitement" that the announcement by his leader has been made. "I was part of the negotiation team from the very start and that process has been incredibly complex and ...

 19 Oct 2017 
Local to compete nationally with humorous speech
New Zealand Herald
A local man is stoked, though nervous, to be to be giving a Toastmasters speech in front of a large crowd - something that used to be one of his biggest fears. David Remmerswaal won the Toastmasters Rotorua and division (all of the Bay of Plenty ...

Awesome line-up for Rotorua X Pitch Night
New Zealand Herald
The Rotorua business community is in for an entertaining evening at the fourth annual Rotorua X Pitch Night. Five aspiring businesses will pitch in front of a live audience and panel of judges on Wednesday to win a share of more than $12,000 of ...

Call out to artists to take part in Fish Out of Water
New Zealand Herald
The search is on for 13 artists who will create a unique fish to be released into the inner city streets. Artists wanting to take part in the 13th Fish Out of Water Trail can 'bid' their idea for a fish. Jill Walker says it is an annual summer event ...

Opinion: Time to ditch the beloved plastic bag
New Zealand Herald
There the environment reigns. Woe betide anyone who doesn't get on board. In Auckland I discovered the benefits of the different coloured plastic recycling containers. That makes recycling household rubbish easy. Good that we have them now in Rotorua.

Rotorua business wins NZ Innovation award
New Zealand Herald
The awards keep flowing for Rotorua business Pipi Ma. The business, which makes dolls that speak and sing in te reo, won the People's Choice Award at the New Zealand Innovation Awards in Auckland last night. It's been a successful month for Pipi Ma ...

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Bay of Plenty Rugby celebrates success at awards evening - NZ ...
New Zealand Herald
Bay of Plenty Rugby has celebrated its teams, players, coaches, referees and volunteers.

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 19 Oct 2017 
Rallying: Rotorua driver Sloan Cox finishes second in Waitomo
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua rally driver Sloan Cox has backed up his victory at the Ashley Forest Sprint last month with a second-place finish at Rally Waitomo. The car ran faultlessly with no mechanical issues which allowed Cox and co-driver Sarah Coatsworth to display ...

 19 Oct 2017 
Families come together at Rotorua's citizenship ceremony
New Zealand Herald
New citizens donned their cultural attire, shared their stories and cried tears of joy at Rotorua's citizenship ceremony. Family, friends and colleagues filled the Rotorua Lakes Council Chamber as 28 people became New Zealand citizens yesterday.

 19 Oct 2017 

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