Why is a Romanian so interested in Rotorua's lakes?
The mayor says it would be 'naive' not to expect costs from the consenting process.
Mayor Steve Chadwick says a standardised school speed limit would 'make total sense'.
Jennifer Sandison loved the kōwhai tree on her berm. It was cut down without warning.
The committee also decided on a way forward for Tarawera's wastewater.
The council says Local Government NZ submitted on its behalf.
The regional council says improving the water quality of the lakes is a 'long-term game'.
Concerns have been raised about the tree, but the council says it's safe.