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Beppu to help Rotorua build steam cuisine centre

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:39 pm | The Mud

Rotorua plans to tap the experience of Japanese sister city Beppu to help the city to harness steam from its hot springs to cook food in a steam cuisine centre, according to . More >>

Confusion worry over Council new name, legal advisor

Friday, 12 December 2014, 10:34 am | The Mud

The Rotorua District Council was warned before making a decision that its new name may cause confusion in the marketplace. More >>

Our Council, what’s in its name?

Friday, 5 December 2014, 12:49 pm | The Mud

The Rotorua District Council may be in breach of legal requirements by describing itself by its new name Rotorua Lakes Council, according to the online news service The Mud. More >>

Plan to succeed and kick failure into touch

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:24 pm | The Mud

Failure is a constant unwelcome companion for new businesses but what does success look like? More >>

Te Arawa in high tech 'hot desk' deal with Colab

Friday, 22 August 2014, 10:24 am | The Mud

Innovative and creative businesses in Rotorua have a new opportunity to launch ground-breaking tech ventures through a partnership between a leading Auckland entrepreneur and Te Arawa Lakes Trust. More >>

Te Ururoa Flavell fighting the political clutter

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:03 am | The Mud

Te Ururoa Flavell strongly maintains the Maori Party has made real policy gains through its involvement in the National-led Government over the past three years. More >>

Games medals boost for Rotorua Bike Fest

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:41 am | The Mud

The win by two New Zealanders in the mountain biking at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be a huge boost for the sport, says Rotorua Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson. More >>

Rotorua 'ideal' for Ellerslie Flower Show

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 4:13 pm | The Mud

Rotorua is an ideal venue to take on the Ellerslie Flower Show after the popular event has been dropped by earthquake hit Christchurch. More >>

Chadwick-led council facing first real test

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 2:16 pm | The Mud

The character of Rotorua's Steve Chadwick-led council is facing its first real test since the election, according to the Muddy Waters blogger at The Mud. The blogger notes two key issues confronting the Rotorua District Council led by Mayor Steve ... More >>

Former Rotorua chamber CEO wins apology

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 1:09 pm | The Mud

Former Rotorua Chamber of Commerce CEO Roger Gordon is teeing up a new career as Manager of the Springfield Golf Club after receiving a complete apology from the chamber over his loss of employment. More >>

Shane Jones ‘right to go’ – Labour Rotorua candidate

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 9:14 am | The Mud

The Labour Party’s Rotorua candidate Tamati Coffey says Shane Jones is best off to leave if his heart’s not in the party. More >>

Cobbles reign in 'Eat Streat'

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 4:46 pm | The Mud

Rotorua-based Cobblestone Charm Ltd has been awarded the contract in a $30,000 fix to the damaged wooden walkway in the city's 'Eat Streat' precinct. More >>

Eatery owners to meet Rotorua mayor

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 5:41 pm | The Mud

Rotorua restaurant and café owners are meeting Mayor Steve Chadwick to voice concerns over the Rotorua District Council’s role in the Eat Streat development. More >>

Mud prizes for cleanest windows on Scrub Rotorua Day

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 4:18 pm | The Mud

The Mud news web site is offering city businesses an opportunity to win prizes for the shiniest windows on Scrub Rotorua Day on 23 November. The Heart of the City project team has launched Scrub Rotorua Day as part of a campaign to lift the image of central ... More >>

Mud prizes for cleanest windows on Scrub Rotorua Day

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 4:17 pm | The Mud

The Mud news web site is offering city businesses an opportunity to win prizes for the shiniest windows on Scrub Rotorua Day on 23 November. More >>

Caution urged on targeting youths in city clean up

Friday, 1 November 2013, 1:06 pm | The Mud

A word of caution has been sounded over targeting young people in groundbreaking revival of Rotorua's inner city launched at a meeting of more than 150 people. More >>

The Mud breaks new ground

Friday, 30 August 2013, 4:24 pm | The Mud

Rotorua online news web site The Mud has broken new ground with the posting of video interviews of candidates standing for mayor and the Rotorua District Council. More >>

What price an election?

Friday, 9 August 2013, 9:30 am | The Mud

Back in the day, one that my editors at the National Business Review instigated a policy that no stories were to be published from press releases. More >>

Stake in ground on Rotorua inner city revitalisation

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 3:43 pm | The Mud

A group of retailers and businesspeople have established an inner city focus group to work with the Rotorua District Council in towards better development of the central business district. More >>

Candidate Launches Petition over Newspaper Letter Ban

Friday, 26 July 2013, 1:11 pm | The Mud

A Rotorua woman is raising a petition against a ban the local newspaper has on candidates writing letters to the editor during the local body elections. Helen Hindmarsh says the petition urging the Rotorua Daily Post to reverse its policy raised about 100 ... More >>