Video Journalist, Rotorua, NZH Local Focus
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Local Focus: From SH1 to shared zone, Taupō upgrade opens town up to the lakefront
The $20 million transformation of Taupō CBD to create a world-class precinct.
Five Rotorua students head to US for Aquabots World Championship
Five Rotorua Primary School students head to the Aquabots World Championships in the USA.
'They're going to destroy it': New Zealand's fastest road in jeopardy
Landspeed New Zealand wants to protect a record-setting public-road surface in Reporoa.
Coin and stamp dealer encourages more Māori women to take up the profession
Lois Ion is a rare person. She's just about as rare as her stamp and coin collection.
Local Focus: Howard Morrison Junior takes up the mantle
Howie Junior lives life on his terms but honours his father Sir Howard Morrison's legacy.
Local Focus: Marae renovations bring satisfying tūpuna connections
These builders connect to their ancestral links through construction on their marae.
Local Focus: Bird-woman selected for prestigious award
Whiti Hereaka's novel Kurangaituku has been shortlisted for the Ockham Book Awards.
Local Focus: Ngāti Awa take lead for predator free
A wananga bringing two people together in the predator-free 2050 space held in March.
Local Focus: Increasing number of Rotorua boaties warned
Swimmers and boaties are being urged to take care around Rotorua lakes this summer.
Local Focus: Another love book for Rotorua's Sharma
Vishal Sharma is raising funds to write his third book about Rotorua.
Local Focus: Tauranga women tell their homeless stories
Tauranga women and transgender women surviving homelessness thanks to Hine Ngākau.
Local Focus: AstraZeneca vaccine may bring teachers back, principal says
Alternative vaccine gives those affected by mandate another option to keep jobs.