He thought he'd dump six bags of rubbish on a quiet street in broad daylight. Angry residents thought otherwise.
Unique items up for grabs at St Chad's fifth Art Exhibition auction.
A man poured petrol on his former partner and set her alight while she was holding their baby.
Two men dead. A town in shock. What happened to Raymond and James Fleet?
Kai Pai Kai Rotorua scheme gets healthy eating on the lunch menu.
Synthetic cannabis toll sees 20 people treated at Rotorua Hospital in just 10 days.
New Zealand to play key role at world's biggest trade talks.
Rotorua uncle and nephew have now been missing for over a week.
Psychoactive Substances Act could have prevented recent synthetic cannabis sickness, claims Dunne.
It's official. Rotorua is now New Zealand's first bilingual city.
The Royal new Zealand Ballet takes on Shakespeare's most tragic lovers.
Spectre of further court tussle between Rotorua Council and local lobby group raised.
A 44-year-old man found dead at a property in Rotorua was believed to be a synthetic cannabis user, police said.
Banding together sees Lynmore School kids' raise $600 for the Blind Foundation.
Weighty issue of shifting sculptures from Rotorua Museum.
Bronwyn Fleet believes if her son and brother could have made it home, they would have.
Policeman relives the day he thought he'd die, having been shot in the head by a man staging a 22-hour siege.
A motorist found a passenger frothing at the mouth in a stopped car, as 15 treated for synthetic cannabis in Rotorua in last 24 hours.
A Rotorua man who gambled on a TAB theft - and lost - has been ordered to pay $1140 in reparations to his victim.
Lake Tarawera reticulation scheme described as a water win-win.
Rotorua-made key for NZ Fashion Week designer Adrienne Whitewood.
Rotorua man who allegedly tried to murder police officer during arrest pleads not guilty.
Simon Frank, accused of murdering his wife Petra in Taupo, is told insanity defence is available.
Ralph Hohepa Pereira's $4500 one-man crimewave included four visits to Briscoes, two on same day.
Bogged in a quagmire of outrage, Rotorua council decides it won't import $90k of mud from Korea.
Te Puia ownership transferring from Crown to Iwi.
Dairy worker assaulted for a $2 bag of lollies and a pack of cigarettes.
Steven Joyce schools Gareth Morgan over corrupt education claims.
Plans are afoot to make Rotorua's Mt Tarawera New Zealand's tenth Great Walk.
Threat of legal action blasted by Taxpayers' Union.