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Waikato Times
'Drink myself to death' pledge ends with police cell death in Rotorua
Waikato Times
Bircumshaw was found in the Rotorua CBD "almost incoherent and heavily intoxicated" at around 3.50pm. Almost half-an-hour later, at 4.21pm, he was declared dead. In a report to Coroner Wallace Bain, Detective Senior Sergeant Donald Standen outlined how ...

School's out celebration at the Rotorua Youth Centre
New Zealand Herald
He says it is also a great launching pad for the Rotorua Youth Centre leadership crew, and they were invited along to volunteer and see how the centre put on events. The centre is looking for 20 young people to be a part of its leadership team and so ...

Athletes prepare to suffer at Rotorua Half Ironman
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua Half Ironman organisers make no bones about it, this race is hard. Affectionately known as the 'suffer', the annual event, being held tomorrow, is designed to push athletes to their limits, not because organisers want to torture them but to ...

Fish made out of coins, bark and more ready to be released into Rotorua
New Zealand Herald
Coins, bark and postage stamps are just some of the resources used to decorate the fish which will be released into the community this month. The artists taking part in the 13th Fish Out of Water Trail gathered together on Tuesday night at the Arts ...

Play On brings entertainment and giving together for the Rotorua community
New Zealand Herald
As well as providing an entertaining night out at Abracadabra, next week's event is an opportunity for audience members to donate to the Rotorua Daily Post Salvation Army Christmas Foodbank Appeal. Run by local creative arts company, Big Picture Minor ...

Opinion: It's payback time for Eva McGauley
New Zealand Herald
Eva McGauley who has terminal cancer and has set up a charity called Eva's Wish. Photo/File. By: Merepeka Raukawa-Tait. Merepeka Raukawa-Tait is a columnist for the Rotorua Daily Post. thedailypost. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter ...

Thief steals decorations from home on Rotorua Christmas Lights Trail
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua has a Christmas Grinch who has pilfered lights and ornaments from a home set up for the Christmas Lights Trail. Kerry Herbert fluctuates between disbelief and disgust when describing the $300 worth of decorations taken from the Clyde St home he ...

 14 Dec 2017 
Alcoholic 'frequent flyer' died in Rotorua police cell - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Alcoholic who died in police cell should have been watched.

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