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Traffic lights at busy intersection to remain out until at least Monday
The lights at the Fenton St and Hinemoa St intersection have been flashing yellow.
Te Komiti Nui o Ngāti Whakaue chairman Kingi Biddle explains the significance of Matariki
Hundreds attend Rotorua's Matariki civic ceremony on first official public holiday. Video / Mead Norton
Rotorua rest home implements 'groundbreaking' Māori aged care strategy
Rotorua's Cantabria Lifecare and Village say they will be the first in New Zealand to pioneer a kaupapa Māori strategy in aged care that launched this week.
The fall of Te Tumu - a death marks iwi boundaries
The authentic site of Te Tumu is still debated.
'Out of this world': Rotorua weaver buzzing over festival experience
Weaver Ataraiti Waretini is still buzzing over her participation at the World Indigenous Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada.
Focus Live: Ayesha Verrall, Ashley Bloomfield host Covid update
New Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall said alongside Director-General of Health Dr Ashely Bloomfield that lockdowns and border closures would still be a last resort. Video / Mark Mitchell
Present-day tranquillity of the Kaituna Cut far cry from history
Ngai Te Rangi once successfully occupied this stretch of land.
Matariki celebrations to be held on shores of Lake Rotorua
Celebrations will include an umu kohukohu whetū ceremony.
New infrared camera to find non-compliant wood burners
Bay of Plenty Regional Council Senior Regulatory Project Officer Marion Henton.
Local Focus: Breast cancer also hits men and young women
28-year-old Megan Hati, who found out she had breast cancer on her son's sixth birthday, says people should get any symptoms checked out immediately.
Huka Trapping demonstrates the AT220 automatic possum trap
Huka Trapping, Taupō celebrates catching their 500th rat. Volunteer organiser Clyff Harrington demonstrates the workings of the automatic possum and rat catching machine the AT220.
Local Focus: From SH1 to shared zone, Taupō upgrade opens the town up to the lakefront
Taupo's CBD is being opened up to its lakefront view thanks to a $20m upgrade.
Roar of bikes carries message of hope to smaller hapori
Ride for Life is raising awareness about suicide.