Alice Guy is a reporter for the Rotorua Daily Post
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Your guide to Rotorua's royal visit: All you need to know
Weather, transport, everything you need to know ahead of the royal couple's arrival.
Rotorua is getting a fresh lick of paint ahead of the royal visit
Teams of workers and volunteers are hard at work getting the city ready.
No-fly zone and road closures for royal visit in Rotorua
Police remain tight-lipped about the protective measures that will be in place.
Ouch! Man bites into sausage containing 'mouldy toothpick'
A piece of wood was found in sausages bought from Countdown Fairy Springs.
Housing First launched to 'end homelessness' in Rotorua
Housing First has been launched in Rotorua to 'end homelessness'.
Kiwi mum's clever call to keep kids safe this Halloween
Jesse Charters' Facebook post has received more than 200 responses in two days.
'Nobody cared at all': Woman forced to give birth alone to stillborn child speaks
The woman, who had no medical help, is still suffering from PTSD six months on.
Rotorua rescue helicopter sold amid service shake-up
'I imagine the people of Rotorua will be very, very angry and they should be.'
School blessed as police make arrest in mum's murder
Catholic school blessed ahead of classes after woman's body found on the playing fields.
Helen Clark says she would have handled youth camp scandal differently
Former PM says heads would have rolled if youth camp scandal had occurred on her watch.
Councillor's name and photos stolen for scam FB account
'I guess some people get their rocks off on it, but hopefully it will stop now.'
Rotorua gym helping koeke keep fit - and have fun too
More than 50 Rotorua koeke are hitting the gym together twice a week.
Fifty tickets for seatbelts and cellphones offences
Rotorua police ticketed more than 50 people as part of a crackdown on distracted driving.
Police warning after 21 cars stolen in Rotorua in seven days
Advice is to keep cars in driveways if possible or to use alarms or steering wheel locks.