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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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