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New Zealand Herald
From Rotorua to New York: Former John Paul College student off to American Academy of Dramatic Arts
New Zealand Herald
Robert Redford went there. So did Grace Kelly, Danny DeVito and Anne Hathaway. And in a couple of years from now, former John Paul College student Elsie Spiers will be added to past alumni of the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Spiers is ...

Benjamin William Richardson sentenced for careless driving causing the death of Aleshia McGrath
New Zealand Herald
A Rotorua man has been sentenced for careless driving causing the death of someone who "meant the world to her family". Benjamin William Richardson, 27, pleaded guilty in June to careless driving causing the death of former Tauranga woman Aleshia ...


New Zealand Herald
Rotorua rescue helicopter sold amid service shake-up - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Philips Search and Rescue Trust has sold Rotorua's helicopter, but the trust says the sale won't impede its ability to provide a rescue service for Rotorua.

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New Zealand Herald
Tom Lamason retires after 59 years with Scion
New Zealand Herald
At the age of 16, an energetic teenager, unable to form discernable words, walked into a nursery job at Scion in Rotorua. Now he is retiring 59 years later leaving a legacy behind him. Cerebral palsy robbed Tom Lamason of recognisable vocal ability ...

Opinion: $1m decrepit villa sale provides perspective
New Zealand Herald
While Rotorua's housing price explosion shocked many long-time locals who were accustomed to years of property stagnation, comparative to many of the country's big centres, you can still buy a home here relatively cheaply. The same goes for places such ...

Rotorua locals to create crazy t-shirts for Loud Shirt Day
New Zealand Herald
Locals are encouraged to head down to the Children's Art House and renew an old t-shirt in preparation for Loud Shirt Day. The Rotorua Museum and the Children's Art House have partnered up to hold a 'Decorate your t-shirt for Loud Shirt Day' event.


New Zealand Herald
Rotorua community encouraged to get stuck in at Ngongotahā Stream community work day
New Zealand Herald
A Ngongotahā Stream community work day is being held tomorrow, starting 9am. Twenty years ago, the MP for Rotorua declared the Ngongotahā Stream Walkway project open. Gavin Corbett and John Conway, both in their early 70s, are currently the only ...

Rotorua store and club work together to get people buzzing about ...
New Zealand Herald
Palmers Rotorua will be a hive of activity this weekend as people have the chance to learn more about bees and beekeeping. September is Bee Month, and ...

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New Zealand Herald
Rotorua's St Chads Charitable Trust celebrates building grand opening
New Zealand Herald
It was an exciting day for St Chads Charitable Trust as it celebrated the grand opening of its new building. The opening on Monday included a ribbon cutting and naming ceremony, with Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick speaking, and a tour of the new site.


New Zealand Herald
Rotorua Bike Festival display at Rotorua Airport puts smiles on faces
New Zealand Herald
Penny-farthings, sheep and art are just a few things people will see as part of this year's Rotorua Bike Festival. Some of the community may have recently spotted a bike-related display at the Rotorua Airport. Rotorua Bike Festival trust chairman ...

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Just 5 minutes' walk from Rotorua city centre, this motel features a heated swimming pool and free WiFi. It offers...

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal WondersTauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal Wonders - Ports of Call Tour - Tauranga. Starting from $145.00 per person.

Enjoy a full-day, small group tour to Te Puia in Rotorua to experience the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, and more than...

 

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