Tapsell announces run for Rotorua mayor

Tania Tapsell has entered the race for the Rotorua mayoralty with a promise to focus on stopping "the spend". Among the three-term Rotorua... Read More

BOP regional council bears brunt of election cost

The exit of district health boards and Tauranga’s “loss of democracy” will increase the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Local... Read More

​​​​​​​McClay wins fifth term as Rotorua MP

Todd McClay has beaten off a strong challenge from Labour Party candidate Claire Mahon to win his fifth term as Rotorua electorate MP. McClay will represent... Read More

2020 Farah Palmer Cup Draw Released

The country’s top women’s rugby players will be in action in a nine-week Farah Palmer Cup with the 2020 draw released by New Zealand Rugby... Read More

By-election won‘t come cheap

Rotorua will be staring down the barrel of a by-election if popular third-term district councillor Tania Tapsell becomes a member of Parliament after... Read More

Lakes DHB top job to Jim Mather

Jim Mather, who has served as chief executive officer of three organisations over the last 16 years, has been appointed the new chairman of the Lakes... Read More

New chums make charitable trust

Two new trustees have been voted in to join four re-elected trustees on the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust for the next three years.   But there... Read More

Seven elected to the Lakes District Health Board

The progress results are in for the election of seven members to the Lakes District Health Board. Johan Morreau, Merepeka Raukawa-Tait, Christine Rankin,... Read More

Nineteen-year-old wins Rotorua council seat

Last year Fisher Wang, aged 19, was a student at John Paul College; on Saturday he mastered in politics, winning a seat on Rotorua Lakes Council. Rotorua... Read More

Steve Chadwick returns as Rotorua mayor

Rotorua’s incumbent mayor, Steve Chadwick, has been successful re-elected for a third term as mayor of Rotorua district, following the preliminary... 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

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