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Larger venue for Rotorua Anzac Day civic service to accommod

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 11:47 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick will host this year’s Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service at the new location of Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre. More >>

Reduction in liquor licence fees for some Rotorua cafes

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 1:33 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is to reduce liquor licence fees for cafes not open for evening trade. The decision was made at this morning’s [16 April 2014] meeting of the council’s Strategy, Finance & Policy Committee. More >>

Reduction in liquor licence fees for some Rotorua cafes

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 1:32 pm | Rotorua District Council

News Release Wednesday 16 April 2014 Reduction in liquor licence fees for some Rotorua cafes Rotorua District Council is to reduce liquor licence fees for cafes not open for evening trade. The decision was made at this morning’s [16 April 2014] meeting ... More >>

Rotorua residents to get say on reduced speed limit proposal

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:05 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua residents will get to have their say on a range of reduced speed limits being proposed by Rotorua District Council for a number urban and rural roads. More >>

Paul Potts’ Sunday Rotorua concert almost sold-out

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:42 pm | Rotorua District Council

Local Paul Potts fans who are yet to purchase tickets to the British performer’s Rotorua concert are being urged to do so without delay as a theatre sell-out is expected. The winner of 2007 ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ competition is in New Zealand for ... More >>

Rotorua hosts trans-Tasman netball clash over Anzac weekend

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:35 pm | Rotorua District Council

Just two days after commemorating Anzac Day to acknowledge New Zealand and Australia’s close alliance on the battlefields, all friendships will be set aside when the two countries square-off in a trans-Tasman netball clash in Rotorua. More >>

New Waipa mountain bike toilet and shower complex opening

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:21 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick is hosting the official opening of the district’s new toilet, shower and changing facilities at Waipa mountain bike carpark tomorrow [16 April]. The new complex for mountain bikers and other recreational forest users ... More >>

Public meeting on council annual plan proposals

Monday, 14 April 2014, 12:40 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is giving local residents the opportunity to discuss proposals for the next financial year at a public meeting this week. The meeting on the council’s 2014/15 draft annual plan is on Thursday (17 April) at 5pm at ... More >>

Council joining royal visitors for Avantidrome opening

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:09 pm | Rotorua District Council

As a project partner involved in developing the new Avantidrome cycling facility in Cambridge, Rotorua District Council has been invited to participate in the official opening on Saturday by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The new cycling velodrome ... More >>

TripAdvisor affirms Rotorua as a premiere NZ destination

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:37 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua has been named as one of the top spots to visit in New Zealand by the world’s largest travel website Trip Advisor. Yesterday the TripAdvisor revealed the winners of its 2014 Travellers' Choice awards, voting Rotorua as the second choice in the ... More >>

Online Party Register launch at road safety youth expo

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 10:35 am | Rotorua District Council

Party Register logo An innovative new project for local people hosting parties will be launched at Rotorua’s annual Road Safety Youth Expo next week. ‘Party Register’ is an online tool where in return for registering their party at www.partyregister.co.nz, ... More >>

Locals reminded to use common sense around fire

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:31 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is reminding residents to continue to use common sense around fire as conditions remain ‘extreme’ across the district. The council advised last month that it was stopping issuing rural fire permits, including extensions, ... More >>

Spa, geothermal opportunities on agenda for mayor in Japan

Monday, 31 March 2014, 4:02 pm | Rotorua District Council

Opportunities for hot springs and spa development in Rotorua are on the agenda for Mayor Steve Chadwick when she visits Rotorua’s Japanese sister city of Beppu this week. More >>

Wheeling in more world events for Rotorua

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:07 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua is bidding to host three World Cup mountain bike events across the next three years. Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson said an opportunity had arisen for the city to bid for three events from 2015 to tie in with other World Cup rounds scheduled for ... More >>

Million dollar input to stimulate Rotorua businesses

Friday, 28 March 2014, 5:20 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua is set to benefit with one million dollars being poured back into promoting business growth through the Rotorua District Council’s draft annual plan for 2014/15. More >>

Paved plaza and water feature for mall end of Tutanekai St

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:51 am | Rotorua District Council

Artist’s impression of approximate design concept for new plaza on Tutanekai St in front of Rotorua Central mall. A new water feature, public seating and decorative paving will form part of a new pocket plaza currently taking shape at the southern ... More >>

Fordlands residents want neighbourhood renewal

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 3:26 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council and the Fordlands community are joining forces to revitalise the neighbourhood. A leading edge ‘eco village’ prototype and community gardens that bring both food and colour to Fordlands were among ideas generated by residents ... More >>

Second homeless forum makes progress

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 9:12 am | Rotorua District Council

A second forum to discuss the issue of homelessness was held at the Rotorua District Council (RDC) Civic Centre this week (26 March), with wide representation from community partners who work with homeless people. The forum was held to present the findings ... More >>

Pink and White Terraces mural for inner city street corner

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 1:11 pm | Rotorua District Council

A large mural is being painted in the central city as part of Rotorua’s Inner City Revitalisation programme. Artists Jacob Chrisohoou and Jonny4higher are spray painting their aerosol artwork directly on to the walls of a prominent blue two-storey building ... More >>

Earthquake strengthening needed for old Post Office building

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:50 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s iconic former Post Office building on Fenton Street, now part of the city’s i-SITE and Visitor Information Centre complex, has closed temporarily so the structure can be strengthened. The decision by Rotorua District Council (RDC) ... More >>

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