She has watched the school roll double and experienced a lightning strike outside her classroom.
The new look City Council has lurched to the right but, like America's Tea Party, they still don't have a majority, writes Paul Barlow.
Recreational anglers pan Government decision to cut bag limits in NZ's most prized snapper fishery.
Recreational fishers will now be able to catch seven snapper a day, after the Govt abandoned plans to slash the quota to three.
Education Minister Hekia Parata visited Rotorua Primary School last week for the official launch of the Excel Rotorua education initiative.
In our Q&A series in the run-up to the local elections we asked the five mayoral candidates: What is the number one concern you are hearing from voters, and how do you plan to address it?