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An immigration tribunal has decided Junwei Zhang will be deported in January.
Rotorua's accommodation industry is facing Christmas with realism and hope.
Travel agent says the news is like "the end of a war" but tourism operators are cautious.
Vax Vegas is bringing together young Māori influencers to lift vaccination rates.
Darkie Cable received a sentence of life imprisonment for murdering his partner.
There were no new cases in the Lakes yesterday but there is still a delay for virus tests.
Andrew Leota could only watch and breathe as Covid-19 killed people next to him.
'We'll continue to build on the collaboration and mahi tahi of Super Saturday'
The Ministry of Health says test results indicate the infection was in its early stages.
Social media users and experts weigh in on how to sort fact from fiction online.
Covid-19 border restrictions mean expectant father Kelvin Acutt faces a hard choice.
Homegrown kai, solar-powered marae and healthy homes prioritised in climate change plan.
The Ngongotahā contact tracing card trial was revealed to be more than $59k over budget.
Kiwis from the Bay of Plenty say Melbourne's buildings rocked and rolled.
Rotorua Lakes Council has decided to fight playground vandalism with sand and seating.
Businesses like McDonald's Rotorua are enjoying the journey towards bilingualism.
Māori-medium education got these two industry leaders to where they are today.
Nepia Takuira-Mita's journey has been about bringing culture, art and people together.
Renovations to local marae are not just strengthening buildings but building communities.
Builders keen to be back at work but face delays and supply chain constraints.
Lynmore residents have come up with a creative way to make people smile.
A Covid tracing card option has been scrapped after a week-long trial in Rotorua.
A business chief said opening the border was a double-edged sword.
Rotorua's FreshChoice is the latest victim in a string of property damage incidents.
Documents signed at Whakarewarewa Village continue the partnership for the next 7 years.
Elaine and Roldan Lictao learned via a phone call their daughter was in hospital.
Police were called to the Ngongotahā Four Square about 6.24am.
Hemana and Sarah Eruera believe they met their guardian angel on a Tauranga side street.
New app Reo Ora aims to be the one-stop learning platform for te reo Māori.
Ngāti Whakaue wants to establish real pathways to homeownership for their people.
Matariki celebrations in Rotorua opened with a special pre-dawn ceremony on Mokoia Island.
Harjinder Kaur and Avtar Malhi were asleep behind their store when it was ram raided.
On Thursday, 26 new firefighters graduated from the Fire and Emergency Training Centre
Mihaere Kirby says he was lucky to be one of the babies pulling on his Nan's skirts.
The area will be replanted with harakeke varieties unique to the area and used for weaving
A short, volcanic tremor was detected at Whakaari/White Island at 4am on June 1.
School leaders say listening to student feedback helps to get buy in for lunch scheme.
Submitters call for a consistent approach to speed limits outside rural schools.
The playground on Susan St has closed following regular discoveries of dangerous glass.
James Devenport and 28 former students have found purpose working at their old school.
Businesses want the Government to communicate specific plans for the maritime border.