The prices would sit in and around the average current Rotorua house value.
Fresh glass-bottled milk could be only months away for Rotorua shelves.
'It's all of our responsibility to look after the community right now.'
"Things will change if this continues for three weeks."
Some gyms got innovative to keep members "engaged", while others got overdue renos done.
Carden Soole killed Joshua Michael Louis Copestake on January 4 last year.
Businesses are continuing to "weather the storm", a local business leader says.
The offender's sentence has been replaced with one of home detention.
"There is definitely potential for further restrictions. It all depends on rainfall."
Students rushed to their computers to check their exam results
More than 300 new students are set to join Rotorua classrooms this year.
"People are seeing us as an alternate option to the dump."
Dust off the walking shoes and explore the backyard this summer.
"It's a shaming tactic that's a little bit archaic," a local business owner says.
Opoutere Beach has been closed and reopened twice today.