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Progress made on Rotorua's urban cycleway network
New Zealand Herald
In 2015 the Government announced its $296 million Urban Cycleways Programme which included a $1.5 million funding injection for Rotorua's CyWay programme. This meant the cost for the $5.52 million CyWay programme was able to be shared between ...
Serious crash leaves one critical, one serious
A crash in Rotorua has left two people seriously injured. Emergency services were called to the collision at the intersection of State Highways 30 and 33 at 9.40am on Tuesday. One person was trapped in one of the two crashed vehicles at Tikitere. St ...

Record number of athletes for ultimate frisbee tournament in Rotorua
New Zealand Herald
A record number of athletes from across the country converged on Rotorua to compete in the 21st annual Brass Monkey ultimate frisbee tournament. This year's event, held at the weekend, attracted 230 participants, making it the largest in the event's 21 ...

Waikato Times
Rotorua Museum set for $30m restoration
Waikato Times
Work on a $30 million restoration of Rotorua Museum could start as early as the middle of next year. Councillors made the decision to recommend the restoration work at a meeting of the Strategy, Policy & Finance committee's Long Term Plan deliberations ...

Life-changing PĆ«whakamua course begins for Rotorua offenders
New Zealand Herald
At midday on Saturday about 50 people gathered to mark the start of the six-month programme led by Rotorua man Billy Macfarlane. He turned his life around while serving a 14-year prison sentence for bankrolling a major methamphetamine ring. "The first ...

Police Notebook: High number of family violence callouts in Rotorua
New Zealand Herald
A spike in family violence callouts in the past week meant members of the Rotorua police Criminal Investigation Branch had to help the family violence team. Rotorua police crime prevention manager Inspector Brendon Keenan said last week police were ...

Zipline operator clears native bush of predators and challenges other businesses to follow suit
A Rotorua businessman is challenging others to make their backyards predator-free after ridding a 220-hectare block of native bush of pests, for eco-tourism. James has turned a rundown block into a high-flying slice of predator-free land. Source: Seven ...

Rotorua youth celebrated at annual OneChance Youth Awards
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua's outstanding and talented youth were acknowledged last night at the annual OneChance Youth Awards. There were 12 winners on the night, which had an all-white theme. The youth were nominated between March and April and the awards were ...

 20 May 2018 

Auckland, Rotorua lotto players win $500,000 - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
The player was one of two to win big in last night's draw.
Half a million each for two Lotto

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 20 May 2018 

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