No big wins at almost half of all NZ Lotto outlets

  Almost half of the country's 1570 Lotto retailers have never sold a Division One Lotto, Strike or Powerball winning ticket, according to... Read More

Rotorua fine dining‘s post-lockdown niche

A Rotorua 5-star luxury lodge is opening up its dining room offering a new a la carte menu as it looks to reinvent itself post-Covid-19. Peppers on... Read More

Fashion event highlights Maori designers 

Fashion show Te Wero has not let Covid-19 keep it down with the red carpet ready to be rolled out in August.  The fashion runway event, originally... Read More

Housing strategy planned for Rotorua

Thousands of new homes could be built in Rotorua as a result of a proposed new strategy for housing in the city. The draft strategy, created by the... Read More

Accessible Day Out library launched

With New Zealand’s tourism industry set to thrive following COVID-19 restrictions, it’s never been more important for Bay of Plenty attractions,... Read More

Cycle challenge to boost Taupo‘s economy

Following the government’s announcement of a move back to Level 1 and its relaxation of restrictions on gatherings and social distancing, the team... Read More

Rotorua Lotto player wins $166k

A Rotorua Lotto player is one of six people around the country celebrating a win this morning. The winners will be taking home $166,667 after winning... Read More

Possible Marguerita St closure up for consultation

Rotorua's council will consult the public over a plan that could see Marguerita St closed to through traffic due to safety concerns. The Rotorua... Read More

Free parking petition fails at final hurdle

A Rotorua business owner who launched a petition asking the council to introduce free parking in the CBD says she's disappointed the petition failed... Read More

Pukuatua St parking building revamped 

Rotorua's CBD parking building has undergone some improvements to provide users with an easier, more modern and cost-effective experience, according... Read More

Lakefront redevelopment delayed by two months

Construction of the Rotorua Lakefront Redevelopment has been delayed by up to two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic - as well as by the discovery... Read More

Lakefront project update on agenda

  Rotorua residents and district councillors will find out how the nationwide lockdown has affected the city's $40 million Lakefront Redevelopment... Read More

Reduced parking rate in new Pink Zones

A reduced parking rate will soon be available in new Pink Zones, which will be popping up in select, existing all day parking areas in Rotorua shortly. The... Read More

Rotorua Airport in legal action to keep services

Rotorua Airport chief executive Mark Gibb says he's disappointed Airways has presented its decision to close Rotorua’s control tower as a done... Read More

Food trucks fill the gap - Farmers‘ Market on hold

People craving the delicious tastes of the Rotorua Night Market will be pleased to know Rotorua Food Truck Thursday will fill the gap next week. But,... Read More