Celebrating their 10th annual visit to Rotorua, 300 students from the Sagami✓ Women's University High School in Japan have just finished their latest exploration of the city and in doing so, have clocked the school's total visits to 3000 students.
Attorney-General says Moko manslaughter pleas were accepted to avoid risk of conviction being avoided.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters hailed the Brexit referendum result as "a stunning 24 hours in world politics."
Children's Commissioner Dr Russell Wills has described the manslaughter of thee-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri as "a heinous crime".
"Look me in the eyes," victim challenges the convicted paedophile in court.
Ponsonby Road Lounge Bar, co-owned by Tamati Coffey, has become an accredited living wage employer in Rotorua.
The Government will slap down $1.5 million for the country's first major mud festival.
His name is Harold and he's a Giraffe. He also wants you to jump into Rotorua's Blue Lake, but for a good cause
Destination Rotorua chief executive Mark Rawson has defended the organisation after it successfully lobbied for taxpayer cash for a venture part-owned by one of its board members.
You are in safe hands next time you and your family visit the Rotorua Aquatic Centre.
A Rotorua boy has won the Matamata section of a national Lego competition.
The abandoned council meeting loomed large over last Tuesday's rescheduled meeting of full council, with calls for the three absentees to apologise.
Councillor Charles Sturt has cited fluoride fears for his decision not to seek re-election to the Lakes District Health Board (DHB).
Liquor store owners show real bottle to fight off would-be robbers.
Would-be robbers beat a hasty retreat after liquor store workers fight back.
A falcon is sitting on my glove after it showed its swooping skills.
Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson is standing by his call for three councillors to quit as a row over confidential discussions turns ugly.
Rotorua needs a five-star hotel development to help boost its tourism economy.
Sean Mitchell told a friend he was boarding a yacht last week. No-one's seen him since.
150 icons from piupiu, to hangi, poi to taiaha are represented in a distinctly Kiwi keyboard.
Lakes DHB is failing to hit performance targets in four out of six categories, with the faster cancer treatment data labelled "unacceptable" by acting chief executive Nick Saville-Wood.
The country's hottest competition returned to Rotorua on Saturday with heat seven of the NZ Chilli Eating Championship at Brew Bar.
It was a "hair brained idea" to auction a day at the New Zealand Fire Service National Training Centre in Rotorua, and it's raised $2500 for charity.
Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has been confirmed as one of the key-note speakers at the 2016 International Mayor's Forum on Tourism in China starting this week.
'I really love Kiwi girls and will do my best to drag one back across the ditch.'
Ambitious plans to double the amount of money tourists spend in Rotorua to $1 billion per year by 2030 have been backed by Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key.