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Review: Chicago production gives 'em the old razzle dazzle
Opinion: The on-stage double act delivered by high schoolers positively shimmers.
Our People: Nikayla Wood's hidden talents unlocked
At just 22, Nikayla Wood is feeling the fear and doing it anyway.
Our People: Chris Brewer, a master in overcoming grief
The specialist teacher has lost two daughters.
From 'Kiwi joker' to church leader: Bishop's quantum leap
Rahu Katene swapped the grease-stained overalls for purple vestments years ago.
Our People: Krissie Knap - the super-powered singer
She lives by the wind and that's why she moved home.
Taking giant strides, despite being unable to walk
Olena Smyth hasn't let her inability to walk or run put the brakes on.
Our People: The 'fabulous' face behind the Night Markets
The Rotorua Night Market, brought to life by Brigitte Nelson, has celebrated its birthday.
Review: 8 Scott Ave a quintessentially local sing-along
The musical has returned for a second season due to popular demand.
Siblings' commitment to improving Māori health stats
The siblings channelling medical careers to slice into the health stats of Māori.
Acclaimed author Josh Pomare launches second novel
The best-selling writer is now 'feeling the pressure of deadlines' for his third book.
Doris Finn farewelled with a birthday card and balloon
She died less than two days after turning 100.
Our People: Elsie Hay gets her second card from the Queen
We salute the remarkable woman who turned 105 this week.
From failing School Cert to a New Zealand Order of Merit
The people, environment, forests, lakes and climate keeps him in Rotorua.
'I am not a violent or angry person': Acquitted man speaks
Taratoa Hori Hokianga was accused of the manslaughter of his stepfather.
'He was growling' - Manslaughter accused testifies
Taratoa Hori Hokianga is on trial for killing his stepfather.
The mum to dozens who makes couples' 'I dos' legal
The Pace-setting 'multi mum' privileged to play key roles in the community she loves.
Jason Poihipi sentenced to life for pregnant partner's murder
Judge says he must serve 10-and-a-half years before any parole hearing.
'I was so happy': Rotorua community stalwart farewelled
June Ridings was farewelled at a memorial service on Sunday.
'It's been a huge challenge': Teacher overcomes 'traumatic' injury
Alasdair Hay has returned to the stage after being assaulted earlier this year.
'Level of force not accepted in society': Murder trial hears pathologist's testimony
The trial of murder accused Shane Claude Roberts has been further adjourned.
Murder trial: Pathologist details baby Karlos' internal injuries
A forensic pathologist gave evidence in the High Court at Rotorua this morning.
Jury retires for weekend in Shane Claude Roberts murder trial in Rotorua
Shane Claude Roberts is on trial in the High Court at Rotorua.
Murder trial: 'He told me to say it was cot death'
Mum testifies in trial of man accused of the murder of her son.
Mother testifies in alleged murder case of her baby
Shane Claude Roberts pleaded not guilty to murder in Rotorua High Court trial.
Expelled from school at 14 to running top notch hotels
"The ageing process is inevitable, a privilege not everyone gets."
A piece of Rotorua's retailing history takes final footsteps
The family firm taking its final footsteps after 64 years' CBD trading.
Rotorua rock 'n' roller holds his own with big name legends
And he's the 50s cool cat rocker who remains in red hot demand.
Kevin Hollingsworth - it's been nine years since his last meth hit's unvarnished story
It's been nine years since Kevin Hollingsworth had his last puff of P.
Guilty of murder: He killed his pregnant partner in jealous rage
The jury has returned a verdict in the High Court at Rotorua today.
Murder or manslaughter? Lawyers sum up Jason Poihipi case
Poihipi's defence lawyer argues the verdict should be manslaughter.
Jason Poihipi murder trial: 'I didn't know she was going to die'
DVD interview of accused is played to the jury.
Accused pacing, mumbling 'no', murder trial jury hears
The trial continues in the High Court at Rotorua.
Murder-accused cried next to pregnant partner's body
The defence argues Poihipi was guilty of manslaughter, not the murder he is charged with.
Our People: Charlie Roigard - a small teen with big talent
Charlie Roigard was born to be different.
Family fight contract kill: Guilty of attempted murder 17 years after trigger pulled
The jury has returned with a verdict for Warren Uata Kiwi.
High Court Jury is out in Rotorua on Warren Uata Kiwi murder trial
Warren Uata Kiwi is on trial in the High Court in Rotorua for attempted murder.
Former Rotorua authors win big at crime writing awards
Dame Fiona Kidman and JP Pomare have been named winners at the Ngaio Marsh Awards.
Kahurangi Milne - a wāhine toa preserving te reo Māori
Kahurangi Milne is a wāhine toa preserving te reo Māori of her tupuna for her children.
Historic attempted murder trial: Warren Kiwi takes the stand
Warren shares his version of events on the day of the attempted murder.
Accused blames dead brother for attempted murder shooting
"It was my brother who did it."
Attempted murder trial: Victim gives evidence of being shot during tussle
"I turned around, there was someone pointing a rifle at me."
School dental nurse never doubted she was in the right job
Very special Nurse Stevenson lays down her drill after half century's service.
'He asked me back to his room': Kiwi stylist to the stars on Sir Ian McKellen
Conquering 'gay boy' schoolyard taunts to carve out career as a hair and beauty stylist.
Family links draw UN human rights expert from Geneva to Rotorua
The magnetic pull of family links has drawn UN human rights expert from Geneva to Rotorua.
Obituary: Acknowledging the well-lived life of Munir Kadri
Rotorua has lost a community leader who held many bows in his quiver.
How an ex-Rotorua cop guided solo kayaker who conquered the Tasman
If anyone has the ability to plan for and oversee tense operations it's Nigel Escott.
Our People: 'Child of change' Irihapeti (Iri) Edwards
Our People: Irihapeti Edwards
Our People: The globetrotter behind Harcourts Dancing for Hospice
Nicola Smallwood was born with globe-trotting feet and programmed for a charitable future.
High Court jury temporarily stood down in trial over 46kg of cocaine
On trial are Deni Cavallo, 46, a Serbian national, and Mario Habulin, 46, from Croatia.