Rotorua Review

Peters calls for PM to quit

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said Prime Minister Bill English should stand down.

Winston Peters accused Bill English of lying over the Todd Barclay affair and called for him to stand down.

P mum took kids to robbery

Cassie Latemore kept her face covered throughout her sentencing for the aggravated dairy robbery.

Prison for 'Meth Mum' Cassie Latemore, who took her children along for the ride during an aggravated dairy robbery.

McLeods books place among the best

McLeods Booksellers' manager Michael Byrne.

It's a list of the 50 most beautiful, must-visit bookshops in the World - and Rotorua's McLeods' Booksellers is on it.

Bus driver to monster maker

New Rotorua Childrens' Art House coordinator Maria Marshall.

Monsters' on the menu at Rotorua Children's Art House.

US free trade deal mooted

Fly fishing - and $16 billion in trade - were on the agenda when US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met with New ...

Free trade - and fly fishing - on the agenda during Trade Minister Todd McClay's White House talks.

Rotorua students get top coaching session

Nehe Milner-Skudder puts Western Heights' students Kobe Hewitt and Craig Unsworth through their paces.

Students' get a training session with Maori All Blacks and Black Ferns'.

Redwoods' walkers' to wander off for a month

The restoration is being led by original carver Martin Tissink's son Roland, and is expected to take around a month.

Iconic Redwoods sculpture set for some tender, loving care.

Child killers should be jailed 'forever'

Labour Police spokesperson Stuart Nash promised a 'stocktake' of laws targeting gangs.

Child killers are in the sights of Labour's Stuart Nash.

Trade Minister heads to White House

Trade Minister Todd McClay bumps into US President Donald Trump in Rotorua, sort of.

McClay heads to Washington for $12bn trade talks

Domino's won't deliver

Despite the mix-up, Fordlands residents may still have to wait for their Domino's deliveries.

Domino's pizza refuses to deliver to a Rotorua suburb, said to have inspired Once Were Warriors, over safety fears.

School hits out at possum pests

Weighing up a heaviest possum contender.

1000 down, 30 million to go after school's possum cull.

Rotorua readies for haka history

Led by Rotorua Boys' High School students and national kapa haka champions, more than 6,200 people will need to  perform ...

Haka world record attempt also time for revenge.

Lions to roar into Rotorua

Lions fans will spend most of their money on food, drink and accommodation.

Economic benefits of Lions Tour not likely to be felt by all.

Hunt riding high after Coach of the Year award

NZ Riding for the Disabled have named Linda Hunt, pictured here with Busta, their Coach of the Year.

Rotorua's Riding for the Disabled Coach of the Year is 'chuffed'.

Award for walking the walk

Rotorua Museum's 'Outside the Walls' walking tours won the Supreme Award at the Trustpower Rotorua Lakes Council ...

Rotorua Museum was the big winner at the 2017 Trustpower Rotorua Lakes Council Community Awards.

Icons celebrated at 'Spirit of Our People' concert

Howie Morrison Jnr is among the performers celebrating Kiwi icons at the Rotorua concert.

Memory lane music promised at the Rotorua's 'Spirit of Our People' concert.

Lantern light for Matariki

Aurora and Mathias Rogers are all dressed up and ready to parade.

Parade party set to welcome in Matariki in Rotorua.

Quake work a show stopper

The shows won't go on, for two weeks at least.

Earthquake strengthening work proves to be a show stopper at the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre.

Rotorua to get more police

Rotorua is set to get five new police officers in the first roll-out of the Government's four-year, $388 million Safer ...

Rotorua is set to get five new police officers in the next year.

Less P, more police

Labour leader Andrew Little said methamphetamine policy "clearly isn't working".

Andrew Little hints at big Meth rethink saying what's being done now isn't working.

FBI hoaxer 'crossed the line'

FBI bomb hoaxer Frank McLean was sentenced to 180 hours of community service at Rotorua District Court on Wednesday.

Frank McLean, who made death threats to then-FBI boss James Comey on his NZ visit, gets community service.

Sports coach 'shocked and stunned'

Mark Edmonds has been awarded the Queens Service Medal for services to sport.

Thirty years and counting for a Rotorua sports coach awarded a Queens Service Medal

For Rotorua man, Queen's Honour 'never entered my mind'

Te Kei Merito has received a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Maori and conservation.

Thirty years of conservation work acknowledged with Queen's Birthday Honour.

RLC's spatial plan 'just dumb'

RDRR members' Allan Estcourt, Trevor Brine, Neill Kennedy, Rex Charlton, Reynold Macpherson and Glenys Searancke.

They love it when a [Spatial] plan comes together.

Powering ahead at geothermal meeting

Attendees at the Start to Steam event at Ohinemutu.

Meeting held to spark geothermal ideas.

Roundabout redesign after nine incidents in seven years

Design image of the proposed Springfield roundabout.

Nine incidents in seven years prompt roundabout redesign.

School to unleash possum patrols

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Now's a good time of year to think about possum control.

At one school, they're putting possums under the gun to help native wildlife.

Not guilty plea for man accused of Rotorua mugging

George Raymond Harris has pleaded guilty to abandoning a child.

Car theft baby bandit enters not guilty plea to mugging charge.

Phantom fans won't want to Mis out

Operatunity's Karl Perigo is cast in From Phantom to Les Mis.

Operatunity's Daytime Concert series returns with a cast of veteran musical performers performing hit songs from the likes of Les Miserables.

Steam power taking Maori kai global

Reni Gargiulo and Kiwi Kai founder Chris Poipoi are cooking up plans for a food empire.

Chis Poipoi aims to go global on steam power - steam pudding power.

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