Rotorua Review

Menancing dogs neutered

The Government has granted Rotorua Lakes Council $22,247.83 to subsidise neutering for menacing dogs. (File photo)

Rotorua MP Todd McClay welcomes injection of funds for dog neutering in Rotorua.

Falcons make history - again

Hatupatu and Maia at their Redwoods home.

They just can't stop making conservation history.

No cutting remarks as PM opens new sawmill

Prime Minister Bill English arrives at Red Stag.

Prime Minister Bill English visited Rotorua last Thursday to officially open Red Stag's new $100m 'super mill.'

Major new role for Rotorua man

Sergeant Major the Army, Clive Douglas.

Rotorua's Clive Douglas appointed to the Army's top enlisted position.

Big events for little riders at Kidsworx

Start them young at Kidsworx.

Entertaining the little ones just got bigger and better at Crankworx Rotorua.

Strong arming his way to Las Vegas

New Zealand arm wrestling champion Maateiwarangi Heta-Morris.

Strong arm tactics get the Gold.

Targa win ends quick but 'unlucky' reputation

Targa Rotorua winners Jason Gill and Mark Robinson.

Targa event regulars Jason Gill and co-driver Mark Robinson had a breakthrough win in this year's Targa Rotorua event.

Donations 'critical' for Love Soup

Love Soup coordinator Elmer Peiffer picks up donated goods from Countdown.

Too many needy people are falling through the cracks, says Love Soup co-founder.

Invisible people step out of the shadows

Young and old alike attended the Love Soup march.

They're pregnant, homeless and sleeping in a bush on Rotorua's lakefront.

Scheme to improve kids Kai

Serving up a healthier lunch is the aim of the programme.

Getting Rotorua children eating healthier lunches at school is the aim of a new 

Concert to help Church rise from the ashes

The fire ravaged St Johns Church.

A group of Rotorua musicians aim to raise the roof - and funds - for the fire ravaged St John's Church with a special concert.

Lighting up City Focus

Hands of enjoyment of Affinity.

Visitors to Rotorua's City Focus will be able to trip the light fantastic from the start of April.

New netball courts on way

Work is underway to revamp Rotorua's Westbrook netball complex.

The initial stages of the Westbrook netball courts revamp is set to be finalised ahead of the playing season.

Strong arm tactics

New Zealand arm wrestling champion Maateiwarangi Heta-Morris.

Arm wrestling has taken Maateiwarangi Heta-Morris around the world. Next stop Melbourne and The Terminator.

Tabuteau just 'getting on with the job'

Fletcher Tabuteau at his Hinemoa St office in Rotorua.

Rotorua's New Zealand First list MP Fletcher Tabuteau says he's excited about the upcoming election.

Pokie addiction rife in Rotorua

Rotorua ranks third in the country for most spend per person on pokies.

Rotorua ranks third in the country for most spend per person on pokies.

McClay: More to do in Rotorua

Todd McClay with then Finance Minister, now Prime Minister, Bill English.

There's more to do in Rotorua - and Todd McClay wants to be the man to do it.

Garden plans a growth industry

Youth Centre volunteers Steve Holmes and Bobby Mihi Howard with Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea (centre).

Sixty-six vegetable gardens, 58 Rotorua families, eight kindergartens, one week.

Mixed response to inorganic collection call

Councillor Charles Sturt is calling for an inorganic waste collection.

Rotorua Councillor Charles Sturt's call for the introduction of inorganic waste collections to combat illegal dumping has received a mixed response.

GDP on the rise in Rotorua

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More people, more retail spending, higher GDP and less unemployment.

Autistic child missing

James Dawson has been missing since around 1pm on Thursday.

A missing autistic six-year-old boy has sparked a search operation in Rotorua.

Talking his way into record books

Richard Perkins: a man of many words.

24 speeches, 24 hours, one Guinness World Record attempt: That's Richard Perkins' plan.

Lakeside Concert to celebrate 21 years

The Koi Boys are set to make their Lakeside debut.

The mission statement is just 21 words long, and it's been the foundation for 21 years of success.

Shared path for Ranolf St

An artist's impression of the Ranolf to CBD Street Project.

A shared path for cyclists and pedestrians is being established along the length of Ranolf St as part of Rotorua's CyWay programme.

Rotorua's art expands

Artist Trevor Nathan with his wining sculpture 'Synergy.'

Four sculptures have been added to Rotorua Lakes Council's permanent public art collection.

Trial date set for Rotorua shooting

A second suspect being taken into custody.

The eight men face charges after a 2015 gang brawl left a man in critical condition with a gunshot injury.

Cobra tale in 50-year pension fight

A 22-year-old Patrick Edwards on patrol on the Thai-Malay border in 1959.

A veteran is fighting to have his story that a cobra contributed to his blindness believed.

Rotorua open for Easter business

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Rotorua retailers who wish to open their doors for business this Easter Sunday now can.

Stubbing out the cigs

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There's been a mixed reaction to Rotorua Lake's Council public ban on cigarettes.

Government commits Crankworx cash

Rotorua MP Todd McClay and Crankworx Rotorua director Tak Mutu.

The Government is to invest $1.7m into the Crankworx mountain bike festival over the next five years. 

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