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At just 22, Nikayla Wood is feeling the fear and doing it anyway.
The specialist teacher has lost two daughters.
Rahu Katene swapped the grease-stained overalls for purple vestments years ago.
She lives by the wind and that's why she moved home.
Olena Smyth hasn't let her inability to walk or run put the brakes on.
The Rotorua Night Market, brought to life by Brigitte Nelson, has celebrated its birthday.
The musical has returned for a second season due to popular demand.
The siblings channelling medical careers to slice into the health stats of Māori.
The best-selling writer is now 'feeling the pressure of deadlines' for his third book.
She died less than two days after turning 100.
We salute the remarkable woman who turned 105 this week.
The people, environment, forests, lakes and climate keeps him in Rotorua.
Taratoa Hori Hokianga was accused of the manslaughter of his stepfather.
Taratoa Hori Hokianga is on trial for killing his stepfather.
The Pace-setting 'multi mum' privileged to play key roles in the community she loves.
Judge says he must serve 10-and-a-half years before any parole hearing.
June Ridings was farewelled at a memorial service on Sunday.
Alasdair Hay has returned to the stage after being assaulted earlier this year.
The trial of murder accused Shane Claude Roberts has been further adjourned.
A forensic pathologist gave evidence in the High Court at Rotorua this morning.
Shane Claude Roberts is on trial in the High Court at Rotorua.
Mum testifies in trial of man accused of the murder of her son.
Shane Claude Roberts pleaded not guilty to murder in Rotorua High Court trial.
"The ageing process is inevitable, a privilege not everyone gets."
The family firm taking its final footsteps after 64 years' CBD trading.
And he's the 50s cool cat rocker who remains in red hot demand.
It's been nine years since Kevin Hollingsworth had his last puff of P.
The jury has returned a verdict in the High Court at Rotorua today.
Poihipi's defence lawyer argues the verdict should be manslaughter.
DVD interview of accused is played to the jury.
The trial continues in the High Court at Rotorua.
The defence argues Poihipi was guilty of manslaughter, not the murder he is charged with.
Charlie Roigard was born to be different.
The jury has returned with a verdict for Warren Uata Kiwi.
Warren Uata Kiwi is on trial in the High Court in Rotorua for attempted murder.
Dame Fiona Kidman and JP Pomare have been named winners at the Ngaio Marsh Awards.
Kahurangi Milne is a wāhine toa preserving te reo Māori of her tupuna for her children.
Warren shares his version of events on the day of the attempted murder.
"It was my brother who did it."
"I turned around, there was someone pointing a rifle at me."
Very special Nurse Stevenson lays down her drill after half century's service.
Conquering 'gay boy' schoolyard taunts to carve out career as a hair and beauty stylist.
The magnetic pull of family links has drawn UN human rights expert from Geneva to Rotorua.
Rotorua has lost a community leader who held many bows in his quiver.
If anyone has the ability to plan for and oversee tense operations it's Nigel Escott.
Our People: Irihapeti Edwards
Nicola Smallwood was born with globe-trotting feet and programmed for a charitable future.
On trial are Deni Cavallo, 46, a Serbian national, and Mario Habulin, 46, from Croatia.
'I regard myself privileged to have had the job I've had.'
Two local authors named as finalists.