'New Zealanders love outdoor concerts, it's part of our culture.'
OPINION: The pro-cannabis campaigners' battle relied on people seeking information.
OPINION: With increasing unemployment, what does the future of the BOP look like?
First We Eat will showcase music, food, craft beer and New Zealand wines.
Opinion: Having a false sense of security while on holiday can have lasting consequences.
And the tournament celebrates 10 years this weekend.
Even if you aren't a Labour supporter you can't not be a Jacinda and Clarke supporter.
OPINION: Rotorua in a strong position for representation.
OPINION: Not being able to look elsewhere forces you to appreciate what you have.
OPINION: People who think orchard work is beneath them need to get over themselves.
OPINION: Our bus drivers, school children, elderly, women deserve to feel safe on buses.
OPINION: Don't risk people's lives because you think what you're doing is more important
OPINION: Children can't thrive if they don't have enough food or warm clothing.
Comment: I couldn't even recognise myself anymore but had no idea how to fix that.
COMMENT: There's nothing wrong with schools having cameras.
COMMENT: Increasingly open conversations about wellbeing can only be a good thing.
Māori Language Week 2020: Kia Kaha te Reo Māori.
Te Wiki o te reo Māori/Māori Language Week gets under way today.
COMMENT: Tap and go payment systems should be available at all businesses.
Having guidance councillors at primary schools is worth a try for the sake of society.
Students need help in aftermath of lockdown, say principals.
COMMENT: The effects of coronavirus are far-reaching.
COMMENT: Our mental, physical and economic health can't cope with a nationwide lockdown.
Comment: FOMO gets the better of me.
Generation Z - the future leaders to save the world.
Comment: I remember walking into my bedroom and it ransacked.
They are the only all-boys school in New Zealand to be named.
Hundreds of people seek medical help every week for work-related stress.
COMMENT: The general election is on September 19. Will young voters be heard?
All we can do is wait and hope that there is no risk to those in our communities.
The victim is in hospital in a stable condition.
OPINION: Here's hoping the community has a new appreciation for what comes to their city.
Artists and music industry excited to get back to work.
COMMENT: Welcome to level 1 - but please keep some of the habits you've picked up.
Rotorua's events industry have a long road to recovery ahead of them.
Comment: Normality is great, but there's still a long way to go for some sectors.
Why some bars will open this week and some won't.
After a long six weeks, Rotorua's businesses are eager to open under alert level 2.
The rules around level 2 have been revealed.
Bay of Plenty musicians join fight against Covid-19.
Bilingual song encourages Kiwis to stay home to save lives.
Teachers and staff will be dealing with some of the same lockdown issues as everyone else.
More rain is expected throughout the Bay of Plenty for at least the rest of the week.
The actions of self-centred individuals are a real threat to New Zealand.
Tauranga's One Love festival launches an online isolation series for the lockdown.
Supporting local business is more than backing a business owner, it's helps a community.
Police officers have discretion to deal with those flouting rules.
People urged to act as though they have Covid-19 to avoid the spread of it.
Whenever you come across people just doing their jobs, remember to be a decent human.
Self-isolating and social distancing - but the worst may be yet to come.
Community cricket cancelled and rugby postponed due to Covid-19 concerns.
And all the hard work has paid up for the Bay of Plenty pair.
The Bay of Plenty's ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021 schedule has been released.
But Shadbolt can't pinpoint what it is about In the Air that makes it so popular.
And they weren't the only Bay team to win gold at the tournament.
The league star loves being home in Rotorua to give back to as many people as possible.
Today, the Rotorua Air Downhill gets under way at the Skyline Rotorua Gravity Park.
Busy days ahead for Bay rider Shania Rawson.
And he says he'd race every weekend if he could.
The Brisbane Broncos Hub will help develop the Bay's budding league players.
New Zealand's stars of bowls head to Tauranga for national fours champs.