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Following the latest Rotorua Creative Communities Scheme funding round, a total of $27,500 was awarded to 20 arts projects across the Rotorua district. Creative Communities Rotorua Assessment Committee Chair Diana Beattie says the successful projects included story-telling, music events, visual arts, cultural arts, music and performing...

The 2018 Rotorua Sculpture Symposium begins this Friday (16 November 2018) as sculptors from all over New Zealand converge on Rotorua. Located outside The Arts Village (1240 Hinemaru Street) sixteen talented sculptors will spend ten days carving and sculpting pieces relating to this year’s symposium theme...

Stepping inside, the black large table was what you saw first: uncluttered, just a large appointments book, some stationery and owner Ngawara Gordon already rising to offer you coffee. Outside was the bridge to Whakarewarewa and the excitement of steam and sulphur, inside there was music...

‘Eureka! Eureka!’ (I found it! I found it!) Archimedes proclaimed these famous words as he lowered himself into a bathtub one day. Suddenly, the answer was all so clear – and in that defining moment, the ancient Greek scholar had finally solved the mathematical problem...

Back-to-work blues. This is certain to be a common condition around the country over the next few weeks as people begin to slowly trickle back from their holidays. Symptoms may include, but are not limited to, feeling disoriented and irritable, with headaches and general malaise. Not...

[caption id="attachment_16549" align="alignright" width="300"] Sulphur Point Geometric by Paul Walsh[/caption]   A design by local artist Paul Walsh has been crowned Rotorua central city’s favourite painted power box following more than 700 public votes. Walsh was presented with his $1,000 prize at a special ceremony at Rotorua Lakes...