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New Zealand Herald
John Bond reclaims title as oldest to ride luge ahead of 101st birthday
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua's John Bond has broken his own record after becoming the oldest person to ride the luge at Skyline Rotorua. Not a lot can faze Mr Bond, who will turn 101 on May 30. He's lived through two World Wars, fighting in one of them, and said he had ...

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 25 May 2017 
Tauranga homeless project could be replicated in Rotorua - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
A Tauranga community-based emergency housing project could be replicated in Rotorua to combat the city's growing homeless problem. - Rotorua Daily Post.

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 25 May 2017 
Rotorua duck race runs out of ducks
New Zealand Herald
A rubber duck race to raise money for Rotorua's rescue helicopter has been so popular that organisers have run out of ducks. BayTrust Rescue Helicopter base manager and pilot Ben Fry said 700 ducks were available to buy for Sunday's fundraiser, but all ...

 25 May 2017 

SunLive
Wanted man arrested in Rotorua after armed offenders squad callout
New Zealand Herald
A man who sparked a major Armed Offenders callout north of Taupo yesterday has been arrested. Police alleged the man did a drive-off in a stolen car from a petrol station in Tokoroa about 9am yesterday. They named the wanted man as Te Morehu Enoka ...
Man arrested following Whakamaru incidentVoxy

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 25 May 2017 
Letters: Proven benefits to cycling
New Zealand Herald
It is the overwhelming evidence of such benefits that has led the central government to subsidise and encourage councils nationwide to encourage more, safer cycling via new cycleways such as that we are seeing in Rotorua. Alf should also remember that ...

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 25 May 2017 
New rentals for Ngati Whakaue
New Zealand Herald
Ngati Whakaue is in the process of moving more homes on land the iwi owns in suburban Rotorua. Pukeroa Oruawhata general manager Peter Faulkner said the iwi owned about 80 per cent of the land in and around Sala and Froude sts and had been ...

 25 May 2017 
Former Rotorua doctor tells Vaxxed movie-goers: 'Your presence here will cause babies to die'
New Zealand Herald
A former Rotorua doctor and New Zealander of the Year has been slammed by the organisers of a screening of the vaccination-dispute movie Vaxxed - from Cover-up to Catastrophe. Dr Lance O'Sullivan, who used to have a practice in Rotorua, interrupted ...

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 24 May 2017 

New Zealand Herald
$40m fund open to Lake Rotorua catchment landowners - The ...
New Zealand Herald
A $40 million fund aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua is now open to all landowners with nitrogen to sell in the Lake Rotorua ...

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 24 May 2017 
Man appears in court relating to theft of TV camera crew's car ...
New Zealand Herald
A Newshub car stolen from outside the Rotorua Courthouse yesterday has been found in Whakatane, but $50000 worth of camera gear is still missing. - Rotorua ...

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 24 May 2017 
Five-star Pullman hotel for Rotorua
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's largest hotel operator, AccorHotels, has announced that a new five-star Pullman hotel will open in Rotorua in late 2018/early 2019. Last week, Chow Group Management Ltd announced it had awarded the hotel management contract for its ...

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 24 May 2017 

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