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Bizarre scenes unfolded in Rotorua District Court today when two men facing poaching charges refused to enter pleas, saying they did not recognise the court's jurisdiction.
QV registered Valuer David Paterson has had his outstanding service to the valuation profession recognised with the New Zealand Institute of Valuers Premier Award - the John M Harcourt Memorial Award.
Rotorua's Polynesian Spa has opened a new mineral pool in its Deluxe Lake Spa which means guests now have access to both renowned acidic and alkaline mineral waters for ultimate bathing wellness.
Carterton's Michael Kloeg of Clareville Bakery has won the Bakels New Zealand Pie Awards' supreme award for his hearty lamb cutlet and kumara mash pie.
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis.
Clinical toxicologist and Wellington Regional Hospital emergency medicine specialist, Dr Paul Quigley, is in Rotorua this week to speak about the harmful impacts of alcohol on New Zealand society.
Rural residents are being warned to secure their stock at all times after another serious Waikato road crash between a car and a horse.
The reggae rock sound of their nine piece band put Open Arms from Rotorua Boys High School in first place at this year's regional Smokefree Pacifica Beats final at the Convention Centre on Saturday afternoon.
Auckland's electric train system is supplied by two connections to Transpower 's 220 kV national grid, one at Southdown Power Station and the other at Transpower's Penrose substation.
Stories making headlines around the regions today include a Rotorua man taking on the District Council to keep his pet bull and an Engineer with an unusual way to keep warm.
A 2012 law change to make it easier for councils to merge has proven controversial, with councils such as Hutt City, Napier and Rotorua saying the wishes of local communities were likely to be overridden by those of larger ones within the region.
Summer, 1975. Rotorua, New Zealand ... Jimi Hendrix, motorbikes, ika mata and dawn raids... it's the scene of Tawata Productions' new play Sunset Road .
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:53 am
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