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First national Pickleball competition set for Rotorua

Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:30 am | Business Media Services

Pickleball players from throughout New Zealand are being invited to Rotorua in October to compete in the country’s first open tournament. More >>

NZ Author Tammy Robinson Signs UK Publishing Deal

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:18 am | Business Media Services

Self-published New Zealand author Tammy Robinson says a “significant five-figure” deal with a United Kingdom publisher is “huge”. More >>

Shona Hammond Boys wins World Children’s Festival Award

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:22 am | Business Media Services

Shona Hammond Boys wins World Children’s Festival Award New Zealand Children’s Art House Foundation founder and director Shona Hammond Boys was announced as the winner of the World Children's Festival Award in Washington D.C. Shona Hammond Boys ... More >>

Film dreams big for creative kids

Friday, 26 June 2015, 12:38 pm | Business Media Services

A film made by a community on the East Coast has been released internationally and is being presented at an international children's art festival in Washington D.C. More >>

GrabOne founder gifts time to Start-up Pitch winners

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 1:17 pm | Business Media Services

GrabOne founder and former Rotorua man Shane Bradley has emerged as one of New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs has got in behind the Start-up Pitch Night on in Rotorua on Friday 15 August. Shane Bradley is gifting two hours of his time to the winner of ... More >>

Council draws line under shambles

Friday, 9 May 2014, 10:21 am | Business Media Services

A review by accounting giant Price Waterhouse Coopers has found current management at the Rotorua District Council cannot fully reconcile the previous management's financial assumptions. More >>

Bookseller McLeods facing competition from former manager

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 7:26 pm | Business Media Services

Bookseller McLeods facing new competition from former manager 19 March 2014 Long-standing Rotorua book shop McLeod’s Booksellers is about to get some competition – from its former manager. Fraser Newman, who worked as the manager for the long-time Rotorua ... More >>

Rotorua Writing and Book Fiesta

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 1:29 pm | Business Media Services

Anyone with an interest in the world of writers and readers is invited to the Rotorua Writing and Book Fiesta. This event will be held on 15 March 2013 and includes what is essentially a celebration of local writers, publishers and readers. If that’s ... More >>

Eat Out celebrates Rotorua's fantastic foods

Monday, 24 February 2014, 3:28 pm | Business Media Services

The Mud has recently launched a new Eat Out section to celebrate Rotorua's fantastic foods and help lift the profile of our cafes and restaurants. Eat Out includes the following: Reviews of eateries - we have done the first one, which is Picnic Café. More >>

Two clear winners in election spend-up races

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 9:18 am | Business Media Services

The numbers are in for election expenses in the races for the Rotorua local body elections in 2013 and there are two clear winners. More >>

Scrub Rotorua Day a blast as city gleams anew

Monday, 25 November 2013, 12:20 pm | Business Media Services

They scrubbed, brushed, polished and water-blasted downtown buildings in Rotorua on Saturday 23 November as inner city building owners and business people got behind the Inner City Focus Group’s Scrub Rotorua Day. More >>

Globalfest lifts families after tragic week in Philippines

Monday, 25 November 2013, 12:17 pm | Business Media Services

Rotorua's Globalfest 2013 features nations and cultures from throughout New Zealand and around the world. Food and performances attracted the crowds to the Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday. More >>

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Thursday, 24 October 2013, 8:08 pm | Business Media Services

A "Scrub Rotorua Day" is among the first steps a revitalisation project for the inner city. City retailer Mike Steiner is leading the project and says the launch is the first stage of an exciting time for Rotorua More >>

Rotorua the laggard in Bay electorate Census 2013 outcome

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 9:12 am | Business Media Services

Newly released Census 2013 figures show Rotorua to be the laggard in population terms in the Bay of Plenty electorates. More >>

Rotorua Mayoral Candidate Steve Chadwick Lashes Media

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 4:16 pm | Business Media Services

Rotorua mayoral candidate Steve Chadwick has lashed out at Rotorua newspaper attempts to wring money out of candidates in this year’s local body elections. More >>

Writers Group BMS award

Saturday, 8 December 2012, 4:35 pm | Business Media Services

Dolly Varden-Chambers has received the first prize in a short story competition the Rotorua Writers Group has run sponsored by Business Media Services Ltd. More >>

NZ writers missing out on publishing support

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 3:41 pm | Business Media Services

Don’t give up your day job, says Emma Mildon when asked what advice she would give aspiring authors. More >>




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