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    New sculptures adorn Rotorua

    Four sculptures have been added to Rotorua Lakes Council’s permanent public art collection and a further thirteen pieces are on display in the district for the next two years.  

  2. Video for Six candidates vying for Mauo seat in Council by-election

    Six candidates vying for Mauo seat in Council by-election

    Voters are wanting a more widespread distribution of information on the by-election for the Mauao seat of The Bay of Plenty Regional Council.  There are six candidates vying for the seat vacated by the sudden passing of Te Awanuiārangi Black. Nominations close next month.

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    Former Māori AB to coach Rotorua Boys' High team

    Former Màori All Black and Bay of Plenty Steamer, Ruki Tipuna has returned to Rotorua Boys’ High School to join the rugby coaching staff.

  4. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Whakatōhea mussel success

    Native Affairs Summer Series- Whakatōhea mussel success

    Twenty years ago Whakatōhea iwi had a vision to run its own mussel business. Now, the dream has come true - and Native Affairs were there last year to see how the new farm will help the Opotiki community in the Bay of Plenty.

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    Māori All Black Manukapua Maniapoto passes away

    Bay of Plenty rugby is in mourning after the death of Manukapua (Manu) Maniapoto. A stalwart of Bay of Plenty rugby and a former Māori All Black, the 81-year-old died peacefully at his home in Rotorua this morning surrounded by his whānau. 

  6. Video for Ngāti Ngāraranui revive ancient traditions

    Ngāti Ngāraranui revive ancient traditions

    A serious lack of speakers and callers on the marae has forced a Te Arawa tribe into damage control. More than ninety members of Ngāti Ngāraranui gathered at Waitetī Marae in Rotorua to revive their ancient tradition.

  7. Video for Playing Up reign supreme at Whakatane Touch tournament

    Playing Up reign supreme at Whakatane Touch tournament

    After a two-year absence, Playing Up returned to the finals with immediate impact. Playing Up playmaker, Wiremu Takerei said "all day, every games a final, you have to be in it to win it.

  8. Video for Māori Film-Maker to study at Sundance Institute

    Māori Film-Maker to study at Sundance Institute

    A new scholarship to study at the prestigious Sundance Institute has been awarded to an aspiring Māori film-maker. Toiroa Williams, 23, will spend a year at the institute in Los Angeles which was founded by actor Robert Redford to advance the work of those working in film and theatre. Nearly 300 people in NZ applied for the scholarship and Toiroa was one of two successful applicants.

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    Police confirm missing woman Marama Greek's body found

    Bay of Plenty Police have confirmed the body a woman found 20kms south of Opotiki last night is that of missing Napier woman, Marama Greeks. The 54-year-old was last seen in Opape around New Year's Eve. A member of the public discovered Greek's body near Torere last night. Police recovered the body this morning. An investigation into the circumstances of Greek's death is ongoing. Police believe her death is not suspicious.

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    Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust take ancient seafaring to the people

    In the Bay of Plenty, a new venture has been launched taking passengers on a week-long canoe voyage.  The Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust is taking 10 passengers aboard the waka hourua, Hinemoana, on a maiden voyage from Tauranga to Coromandel Harbour.

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