Vandals ripped up fields with vehicles and damaged cricket pitches in Rotorua.
Crossfit Te Arawa's annual competition sees mixed pairs battle it out.
Kawerau bravely faces future without town's biggest employer.
New Zealand Sports Hall of Famer Tilly Hirst has died at the age of 79.
A Te Teko woman says police searched her home in search of a stolen chainsaw.
A player was knocked unconscious and airlifted to hospital.
Trainee pilots will confirm their formation flying skills from an unfamiliar airport.
COMMENT: There comes a point when you realise there is no quick fix to debt.
COMMENT: Small daily goals have helped keep me in line.
The final Harcourts Dancing for Hospice participants have been announced.
Ron Gray lost his son in a car accident earlier this week. Now he wants to send a message.
Jared Gray died in a car crash aged 35.
"What these people are doing is wrong but ... we can't just throw them in jail."
Multiple tyre tracks were found throughout the reserve.
Rotorua's Cian Elyse White on her purpose, what drives her, and her future ambitions.
The government has committed more than $117 million to three infrastructure projects.
The vandalism has cost the Bay of Plenty Regional council time and money.
The fire was reported at 4.53am.
Two more Harcourts Dancing for Hospice participants have been revealed.
It is the second time The PC Hutt has been targeted in the last five months.
'Now is the time to introduce a fresh set of legs to take the group forward.'
A customer acting suspiciously forced staff to retreat to a safe room and call the police.
With Tokyo Olympics on the horizon, Fraser Sharp has cleaned up at nationals.
Rotorua Boys' High School has unveiled its new terraces, Ngā Pae a Kahukura.
Emergency services were notified at 12.07pm.
The event is on August 7 at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre.
Police were notified at 8.39am.
The rain has settled in and will remain for a few days.
A man in his 40s died following a water incident at Ōhope Beach.
Mandy Rangiwhetu and her whānau have a clean-up on their hands this morning.
The facility could displace 450,000 tons of carbon emissions from fossil fuel generation.
The fisherman estimated the shark was three to four metres long.
Motorists have been vocal about the disruption to traffic flow.
Te Hui Ahurei o Ngā Uri a Atuamatua was a showcase of Te Arawa kapa haka excellence.
The new station means faster response times and greater community involvement.
Sitting at 170kg, Robyn Graves was uncomfortable and unhappy. So she changed.
Ivan Douglas was only 1 year old when his three elder brothers went eagerly to war.
Motorists are becoming frustrated with traffic build-up in Ngongotahā.
Nahne Marsters has terminal cancer but refuses to give up.
He said the amount of damage done to the store was frustrating and expensive.
Bay of Plenty's wharekura achieved some pleasing results in NCEA scholarship exams.
Residents are becoming frustrated with homelessness in Rotorua.
Black Caps and White Ferns to face Australia and England in front of a sold out crowd.