James McFarlane has pleaded not guilty to murdering Savage Thunder in Edgecumbe in 2019.
Twenty-four years after a man sexually abused a boy in Rotorua, the man has been jailed.
Dad who subjected son to prolonged abuse before beating him to death changes his pleas.
A Rotorua barrister has questioned if it is legal for motels to offer emergency housing.
A man accused of seriously assaulting two police officers has appeared in court.
What Rotorua motels are earning from emergency housing.
Rotorua man Breen Makiri stabbed his son 12 times.
Rongopai Pene stalked a woman running in a Rotorua park. Now a judge has decided his fate.
Bill Pomare's horse Ocean Billy has done it. Now they eye the big one - the Melbourne Cup.
A judge has asked for answers as to why a report on an offender has not been finished.
Taxpayers have forked out $5.6 million to house the homeless in Rotorua in three months.
The serious crash unit has been notified.
Southern Thompson skipped trial for the murder of her young daughter and went on the run.
Rising motorsport star Faine Kahia has been sentenced for having sex with a minor.
Rongopai Pene repeatedly followed the woman while she ran through Puarenga Park.
"Haere rā Del, go in peace, you have left an amazing legacy."
Thomas Manawaiti was a loving partner and father who loved cars.
Sex offences committed by a Rotorua serial criminal is "just gang life", he claims.
Rotorua man Jason McMillan recounts how he and two others rescued men from a crashed boat.
Big-hearted programme gives addicted, homeless and mentally unwell people a second chance.
Four men have been sentenced for bashing a drug dealer who passed off sugar as P.
A man accused of unlawfully accessing Hell's Pizza's computer system has been in court.
A man has been sentenced for manslaughter of a 10-month-old baby.
Southern Thompson, 27, is accused of killing her 18-month-old daughter.
Despite the violent attacks, Daniel Ernst isn't going to jail.
A mother who was to stand trial for murdering her toddler is on the run.
A man has appeared in court charged with unlawfully using an online pizza ordering system.
Detective Constable Melissa-Mae Ruru and boxer Tyson Sykes have been sentenced.
Rotorua's first baby of 2021 was a special delivery in more ways than one.
After three years, Mark and Rene'e Mackie, their two kids and two dogs aren't homeless.
Meet some of Rotorua's seasoned "streeties" who say "it's not that bad being us".
Police are attending an incident on the corner of Ranolf and Pukuatua Sts.
He stalked in a park - a report on the risk of further sex offending has been ordered.
It's a bittersweet victory for a family of a little boy left brain damaged after choking.
Resident speaks out about the behaviour of homeless people living in hotel next door.
The drug dealer beaten up during lockdown suffered potentially lifelong head injuries.
Rotorua Boys' High School has changed the name of its houses after 93 years.
A couple of Tauranga residents' views on the US election result show the divided attitudes
'They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but I think that's wrong,' his boss says.