Tributes for retiring Rotorua councillors

    Two retiring Rotorua councillors listened as mayor Steve Chadwick lauded their contribution to the community over many years. Charles... Read More

Oversized signs to be adjusted

  A hoarding advertising a Rotorua political bloc is considered too big and is to be adjusted to comply with local bylaws regarding sizes. The... Read More

Stock fears at hill climb rally

  An objection has been lodged against a proposed temporary road closure for a motorsport event in the Rotorua Hinterland on Sunday, September... Read More

Seventeen contest Lakes District Health Board

The final nominations have been confirmed for the Lakes District Health Board 2019 triennial elections, with seventeen to contest the seven vacancies.... Read More

Fed Farmers hails Court ruling as win for Rotorua

The voices of farmers in Rotorua, led by Federated Farmers, have been instrumental in the Environment Court’s rejection of Land Use Capability... Read More

45 candidates contesting Rotorua Lakes Council

A total of 45 candidates are contesting this year’s Local Body Elections for Rotorua Lakes Council. Nominations closed on Friday ahead of polling... Read More

Council seat Oscar’s prize

    A former high-profile tourism director Oscar Nathan is a late addition in the race for one of 10 seats on the Rotorua Lakes Council. Nominations... Read More

Councillor aspirant list grows

With two sitting councillors retiring, the bid for seats is turning in to a scramble. This week, the number of aspirants has increased to 20 for the... Read More

Opening result of six years of healing

In 2013, the Environment Court delivered a damning conclusion against the residents of Lake Rotoiti who were seeking a waste-water scheme in their area.... Read More

Council combine with mentoring organisation

The Rotorua Lakes Council have partnered with mentoring organisation Big Brother Big Sisters Rotorua to mentor children as part of the Child Equity Programme. Council... Read More

$20m grant secures Bath House rebuild

A sum of $20 million package to expedite the upgrade of Rotorua Museum has been announced today. The announcement came on the iconic museums 111th 'birthday'... Read More

Wastewater station launched at Rotoiti

A full-throated powhiri marked the final stages of a section of the East Rotoiti/Rotoma wastewater scheme today. Local politicians and residents attended... Read More

$5.5m invested into Kuirau Park development

Kuirau Park’s new car park and market space is taking shape, with the kerbing being constructed next week. A Rotorua Lakes Council spokesperson... Read More

Rotorua councillors reject ‘corruption’ claims

Rotorua Lakes councillors have railed against a Facebook post suggesting councillor corruption. Councillor Karen Hunt has labelled the comment “delusional”. The... Read More

East Rotoiti/Rotoma project near completion

  A section of the East Rotoiti/Rotoma wastewater scheme is nearing completion with the treatment plant due to be commissioned.   The Rotoma... Read More