Rotorua news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Rotorua on 17 October 2017.
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Gravely ill diabetic teen goes from ICU to school ball - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Josh Kirikino's mum was in tears as she watched her son putting on his suit in his ICU room, knowing he could not go to the school ball. But that changed when a ...

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Subsidence stymies house sales in Rotorua
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At the auction for three Western Rd properties at the heart of a sinking homes saga, Harcourts Rotorua owner and auctioneer Glenn Austin told the 15 potential bidders in the room that "purchasers acknowledge they are aware of geotechnical investigations".

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Rotorua's annual breast cancer fundraiser to create sea of pink - NZ ...
New Zealand Herald
People can join a sea of pink and raise funds for breast cancer in the Rotorua Pink Walk.

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Driver habits 'diabolical' - chief fire officer - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
A chief fire officer says some driver behaviour is diabolical around emergencies.

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Cricket: Rotorua teenager traces dad's footsteps to England
New Zealand Herald
Twenty years ago Rotorua man Crispian Stewart took on the experience of a lifetime, playing for the Parley Cricket Club in England, and now his 13-year-old son is set to do the same. Crispian was the first overseas player to play for the club and in ...

 16 Oct 2017 
Pedestrians get access to Te Manawa with completion days away
New Zealand Herald
As work nears completion on Te Manawa, Rotorua Lakes Council have opened one side up to pedestrians. Construction fences were pushed back on Saturday allowing foot traffic passage through the designated shared space to be crossed in a north/south ...

 16 Oct 2017 
It's raining medals for local waka ama paddlers
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua waka ama clubs have enjoyed a successful weekend at the 2017 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Long Distance Nationals, picking up an impressive 24 medals between them. The event, held at Perfume Point in Napier, attracted 800 paddlers from 53 clubs ...

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 16 Oct 2017 
Man denies stealing items from tourists
New Zealand Herald
Douglas Paul Ngatai from Rotorua appeared in the Rotorua District Court today via audio visual link charged with two counts of theft. The first charge alleges he stole bags, clothing and personal items from two tourists on October 1 valued at $1500.

 16 Oct 2017 
Pork and horopito sausages from humble beginnings
New Zealand Herald
A traditional, old fashioned butchery has joined one of Rotorua's biggest tourist attractions to deliver a sausage with a uniquely Kiwi twist ahead of National Sausage Day on Friday. Lynmore's Redwood Butchery is set to make about 7000 of the pork and ...

 16 Oct 2017 
Locals can get green fingers and celebrate Conservation Week
New Zealand Herald
Department of Conservation Rotorua ranger Paul Cashmore said it was a morning of mostly weed control, as mistletoe was one of our nationally threatened plant species and weeds were a major threat. He said just as the kiwi is an endangered native bird ...

 15 Oct 2017 

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