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'Not culturally safe': Why teen rugby star is quitting Australia for New Zealand
An Indigenous Australian rugby star seeks greener pastures in Rotorua.
Mobility scooter crash: Dedicated gardener bought plants the day he died
A relative says Eddie Duffy often made the long ride to Bunnings to buy more blooms.
Sex stabbing trial: Wife describes controlling and violent marriage
Jurors watch two police video interviews with the defendant as trial progresses.
'Traumatic': Babysitter indecently assaulted says court trial worse than the crime itself
'I felt like the defendant ... I’m the victim in the matter.'
City cafe holding a coffee for a can day to support foodbank
Barista coffee will be handed out in exchange for canned goods.
Sex stabbing trial: Wife found with 'blood on her hands'
Police officer who attended describes details of the scene.
‘I don’t want to shoot you': Cop tells of moments before he fired fatal shots
Officer breaks down while giving evidence at a coronial inquest in Rotorua.
NZ tourism hotspot makes world's top 10 trending travel destinations
Accolade comes as tourism hotspot’s business community anticipates positive year ahead.
DNA testing reveals house fire victim identity, homicide investigation launched
The home was extensively damaged and a body was later found.
'It could be anyone': Dad and daughter leave touching tribute after fatal crash
The man died at the scene after a crash between his mobility scooter and a motorcycle.
Neighbours give evidence in sex stabbing trial: 'It sounded like a cat howling'
Couple's fights heard down street: 'It wasn't very nice. There was a lot of screaming.'
Just hanging out: Sam Smith's adventurous Rotorua holiday
Sam Smith and designer Christian Cowan were spotted in Rotorua last week.
'Absolute chaos', adrenaline, tunnel vision: Cop describes minutes before man shot
Inquest: Officer who responded to colleague's call for help gives evidence.
'Told you so': Council pauses fluoridation work after court judgement
"I am resisting the urge to say ‘I told you so’,” one councillor said.
Mobility scooter driver dies in crash involving motorcycle
The crash closed a major intersection for several hours.
'Get off', children heard dad yell after mum stabbed him during sex
Children give evidence in the trial of their mother who allegedly attacked their father.
'Won’t let me sleep': Cops were 'tormenting' man later killed by police
Inquest hears from officer whose car was attacked by Shargin Stephens before shooting.
Person seriously injured after getting trapped under lawn mower
Three fire engines were sent around 10.20am.