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Economic impact to be considered in balancing lakes quality

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 3:28 pm | Rotorua District Council

Assurances the economic impact of proposed new land use rules for the Lake Rotorua catchment will be considered before formal consultation next year is positive, says Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick. More >>

Decisions released on Proposed Rotorua District Plan

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:55 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s Proposed District Plan supports a progressive platform for the future says Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick. After three years of intensive community engagement and consultation, Rotorua’s most important planning document for future development ... More >>

Works to start on Fenton/Haupapa streets intersection

Friday, 14 November 2014, 5:17 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is urging motorists to be patient when work gets underway on Monday [17 November] to improve safety at a problem inner city intersection. More >>

Second inner city wall gets tag free treatment

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:34 pm | Rotorua District Council

Barry Hall, James Leigh, Krystal Loye and Marcello Ojerio (L-R) are pleased with their completed tag-free wall on Hinemoa Street. A second inner city alleyway wall was branded with an environmental quote today as part of Rotorua District Council ... More >>

Strong youth voice sought for Council next year

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 3:40 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is on the look-out for two diverse teams of young people to help build the community’s knowledge of the needs of the district’s youth. The Rotorua Youth Voice 2015 project is a new innovation. It is a team of ... More >>

Kiwi cricket legend Chris Harris in Rotorua with trophy tour

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 3:39 pm | Rotorua District Council

Local people have the opportunity to meet Kiwi cricket legend and former Black Cap Chris Harris this week in the lead-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The former New Zealand cricketer will be in Rotorua on Thursday (13 November) as part of the ... More >>

Tomorrow’s ‘Ride to Recycle’ to help keep city clean

Monday, 10 November 2014, 3:06 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council’s (RDC) ‘Ride to Recycle’ event is happening tomorrow (11 November) as part of national Recycling Week (11 to 17 November) activities. Participants will meet at a collection station outside Burger Fuel at The Redwood ... More >>

Consultation starting on alternative to wastewater spraying

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 4:29 pm | Rotorua District Council

Public consultation begins this month on alternatives to the spraying of Rotorua’s treated wastewater in Whakarewarewa forest. Earlier this year Rotorua District Council and Whakarewarewa Forest land owner CNI Iwi Holdings Ltd signed a Deed of Understanding ... More >>

Rotorua inner city in for big scrub-up on Saturday

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:07 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s inner city is set to be scrubbed, brushed, water-blasted and polished on Saturday [1 November] as building owners, business operators and staff roll up their sleeves to take part in the city’s second Scrub Rotorua Day. More >>

Ideas Shop to open in Rotorua’s inner city

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:05 am | Rotorua District Council

A pop-up shop opening in the inner city for two months will give residents a chance to share their ideas for Rotorua. The Ideas Shop is a Rotorua District Council initiative which will be open from Saturday, 1 November 2014 until 10 January 2015 in Tutanekai ... More >>

Locals encouraged to welcome Peace Run torch relay

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:18 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is encouraging local people to be part of a global torch relay next week to help promote world peace. More >>

Sell-out on cards for NZ v England netball test

Friday, 17 October 2014, 1:56 pm | Rotorua District Council

Locals are being urged to act quickly to secure tickets to this month’s netball test in Rotorua between the Silver Ferns and England, or risk missing out on seeing some of the world’s best netballers in action. More >>

Speed limit reductions for Rotorua roads

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 12:35 pm | Rotorua District Council

Speed limits are to be reduced on a number of Rotorua roads to improve public safety. The new speed limit bylaw amendments were approved at a meeting of Rotorua District Council’s Strategy, Policy & Finance Committee on Tuesday (14 October) following ... More >>

Free bus tour celebrates Rotorua’s community gardens

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:50 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua district Council is offering the chance for Rotorua residents to celebrate some of the city’s community gardens, with a free guided bus tour. More >>

Changes to inner city free parking limits

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 10:58 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is to reduce the duration of free parking in the inner city area as part of the city’s 18 months free parking trial. More >>

Council discontinues funding for Sydney-Rotorua service

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 2:12 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Regional Airport Ltd and the Rotorua District Council, in conjunction with Air NZ, have announced the suspension of the Sydney-Rotorua flights from the end of April 2015. The council has contributed to Trans Tasman operations since 2009, ... More >>

Council proposes assets transfer to Rotorua Airport company

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 2:11 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council will consult the public on a proposal to transfer the assets of Rotorua International Airport to the airport company. The proposed transfer would see the airport’s operations and the council’s asset ownership consolidated into ... More >>

Mayors join forces for Beppu development in Rotorua park

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 3:46 pm | Rotorua District Council

Kuirau Park has the potential to be a world-class facility, according to the mayor of Rotorua’s Japanese sister city Beppu. More >>

Trees Down In Rotorua

Monday, 6 October 2014, 3:14 pm | Rotorua District Council

Today’s windy conditions have seen trees and boulders down on roads around the Rotorua district. Fulton Hogan currently has 3 crews dealing with fallen trees on local roads and Higgins has been advised about issues on State Highways about which ... More >>

Airport board chair announces end of tenure

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 1:59 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua developer Ray Cook will resign his position as chairman of the Rotorua Regional Airport Limited board in November. More >>

 

 

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