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COMMENT: Peterson is bringing the degradation of public discourse into sharp relief.
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Rotorua resident Frank Grapl reflects on the bond between Māori and the Czech Republic
Letters: Playing the blame games
"Riding through the Whakarewarewa Forest I get a sense of magic and spirituality."
Polytech roposal strips Toi Ohomai of its current legal autonomy, a reader says.
Te Rangihakahaka Centre students describe their favourite parts of school.
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Why the regions won't be left trailing in the next up cycle.
Rotorua bmx track sneak-peek.
Guy Ngatai at the area of the Waiteti Stream mouth, where Rotorua kaumatua Tamahau Palmer Snr went into the water before falling ill.
Twins who have just become constables at Rotorua police
The moulting elephant seal, affectionately named Momoa by locals, has been residing in Whakatāne since December. Video / Sue Hill
Float Music Festival at Lake Tikitapu.
The man's grand daughter Ronnie Tapsel-Walters speaks
Leach accepted a scholarship to attend Collin Community College
Bev Anaru Memorial Scholarship
Rotorua Supper Club's big travel prize.
Koutu community comes together to bless build of wharekai after nine-year wait
Reece Edwards enjoyed the perfect ultra running debut on Saturday.
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Tikitapu will be a hive of activity and fun this weekend with Float and Bomb Comp.
A range of garden art will be on show for the community to admire at Rotorua Palmers.
There has been great engagement with Rotorua's Bike Month activities so far.
Quota International of Rotorua celebrated the international organisation's centenary.
Pamu Farms is quietly moving away from intensification on its farms north of Taupo.
Next weekend will be a busy one with events happening for all ages in Rotorua.
A range of art talks at the first 2019 ArtsMad aims to ignite and inspire people.
It's been a busy week for Te Aka Mauri as it celebrates its birthday with the community.
Lake Rotoiti will be host to beautiful boats at the annual Classic and Wooden Boat Parade.
Latest From Whakatane
Lake Hayes wetland is a disgrace, says a tourist in the region.
Agri-tourism in Southland is a growing industry to focus on, say experts.
Elizabeth Graham has won a national stock judging competition in Christchurch.
The Nightcaps Young Farmers have reached a historic milestone of meetings.
The Deputy PM says farmers "don't buy a farm and flick it tomorrow."
A round-up of news snippets, events and oddities from the Bay of Islands and the Mid North
Young people grow 90,000 native plants. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan on the highs and lows of the DIRA legislation.