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Rotorua to host secondary schools cross country champs

Monday, 29 September 2014, 12:30 pm | Rotorua District Council

Another event has been added to Rotorua’s 2016 calendar, providing a welcome boost during a usually quieter time in the city. The New Zealand Secondary Schools’ National Cross Country Championships will be held in Rotorua on the weekend of June 18 and ... More >>

National innovation award for Rotorua

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:01 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-SITE has won the Innovation Award at the 2014 National i-SITE Conference in Dunedin this week. More >>

Get Ready Week to promote local preparedness

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:19 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) and Rotorua Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group are coordinating a number of activities to support Get Ready Week 2014. The annual event is being celebrated nationally from 21 to 27 September. This year’s ... More >>

The Big Az ROTAZ Race too amazing to miss!

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:50 pm | Rotorua District Council

Hundreds of dollars are up for grabs in next month’s ‘The Big Az ROTAZ Race’ for local teenagers. The race, organised by Rotorua District Youth Council in partnership with Te Waiariki Purea Trust’s Ira Matatau rangitahi leaders, takes place on Saturday ... More >>

Steve Chadwick addresses Global Spa and Wellness Summit

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:33 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has presented a case for investment in Rotorua to an audience of more than 300 of the world’s top spa and wellness industry operators, developers and investors. More >>

Innovative Rotorua tourism partnership programme launched

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 11:12 am | Rotorua District Council

An extra $700,000 to $800,000 a year is to be injected into promoting Rotorua and driving changes in perception and appeal for the destination, as a result of a new visitor industry initiative. More >>

New designated parking area for campervans

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:22 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is setting up a free daytime parking area to cater specifically for visiting campervan and motorhome drivers. The aim is to provide an easily accessible parking facility within a few minutes’ walk of the inner city ... More >>

Business donations mean safer seating for inner city

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 5:25 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is progressively installing new public seating throughout the inner city using the unique ‘Jake Seats’ designed by young Rotorua designer Jake Krebs. More >>

Council offering funding for Rotorua arts projects

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 9:49 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua arts groups and individuals are being encouraged to apply for funding for their creative projects through Rotorua District Council’s (RDC) Creative Communities scheme. Creative Communities Rotorua is a partnership between central government ... More >>

Feedback sought on inner city cycle route and free parking

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:37 am | Rotorua District Council

Feedback sought on inner city cycle route and shorter free parking Rotorua residents are being asked for their views on two proposals aimed at improving vehicle and cycle traffic flows in the inner city. The surveys support the council and community’s ... More >>

Rotorua generally a safe place to live

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:05 pm | Rotorua District Council

Most residents think Rotorua is generally a safe place to live according to a recently completed perceptions of safety survey commissioned by Rotorua District Council. Survey results show 82 per cent of people surveyed said Rotorua was ‘definitely’ ... More >>

Bells ringing out across Rotorua central city

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:45 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council property maintenance officer Phil Hunt (left) and Bill Groves check the workings of the chimes in Rotorua’s Seddon Memorial Town Clock. More >>

Board appointments announced council business units

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:41 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) has announced a number of appointments to the transition boards of two new council business units. The two units are Rotorua Contracting, and Destination Rotorua Marketing, Events, i-SITE and Venues. More >>

Rotorua copes well with floods – now for the clean-up

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:51 pm | Rotorua District Council

Mayor Steve Chadwick says Rotorua residents, council and emergency services staff worked well together during Wednesday's floods and were able to minimise the potentially serious impacts of one of the district’s worst storms in recent times. “People ... More >>

Rotorua wins bid to stage 2015 national brass band champs

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:47 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua has won a bid to host one of the country’s largest competitive music events, the 2015 National Brass Band Championships. More >>

Old Caretaker’s Cottage for Rotorua Children’s Art House

Monday, 18 August 2014, 10:13 am | Rotorua District Council

News Release Old Caretaker’s Cottage for Rotorua Children’s Art House 8 August, 2014 A council and community partnership to develop a dedicated Children’s Art House for Rotorua has moved a step closer. Rotorua District Council has agreed in ... More >>

Intersections road safety campaign gets underway this week

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:21 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua drivers are being targeted in a new road safety campaign aimed at reducing crashes at intersections. The campaign is a partnership of Rotorua District Council, Rotorua Police and Road Safety Rotorua The Intersections Campaign runs from Thursday ... More >>

Free computers for Rotorua library means free internet

Friday, 15 August 2014, 4:08 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is joining forces with National Library of New Zealand ... More >>

Rotorua mayor invited to address global wellness summit

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 3:46 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has been invited to address the 2014 Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) in Morocco later this month. More >>

Porirua Mayor Rapt Report Supports Online Voting

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 11:29 am | Rotorua District Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is rapt a report released yesterday has found that e-voting is a good option for Local Government elections. Mayor Leggett was a member of the Department of Internal Affairs Online Voting Working Party that prepared the report ... More >>



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