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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 >>

Rise in Rotorua residents’ approval of mayor and councillors

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:19 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rise in Rotorua residents’ approval of mayor and councillors: NRB survey A new independent survey of Rotorua residents reveals an improved perception of the performance of the district’s mayor and councillors. The survey was carried out by independent ... More >>

Bike stand embraces street art, recycling and 'WoodFirst'

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:26 pm | Rotorua District Council

Inner City Focus Group member Ron Finn with the new WoodFirst bike rack on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera streets. More >>

Compass Reset Completed for Rotorua Council New Direction

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:17 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council’s new structure is now in place following a realignment aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation to support the new direction set by councillors. More >>

No community referendum on fluoridation for Rotorua

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:02 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council last night (31 July) voted 7-6 to rule out a binding referendum to allow the community to decide on whether fluoride should be added to the district’s water supplies. More >>

New inner city bike stand embraces street art

Friday, 1 August 2014, 10:08 am | Rotorua District Council

Inner City Focus Group member Ron Finn with the new WoodFirst bike rack on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera streets. A new piece of street furniture has been installed on the recently upgraded intersection of Tutanekai and Eruera streets, serving as ... More >>

Tickets in demand for Silver Ferns v England netball test

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 9:17 am | Rotorua District Council

Tickets for Rotorua’s October netball international between New Zealand and England are proving hot items, with extra seats being made available in one seating category that is already nearly sold out. The Silver Ferns take on England at Rotorua’s ... More >>

Health expert in Rotorua to talk about alcohol harm

Monday, 28 July 2014, 3:01 pm | Rotorua District Council

Clinical toxicologist and Wellington Regional Hospital emergency medicine specialist, Dr Paul Quigley, is in Rotorua this week to speak about the harmful impacts of alcohol on New Zealand society. Dr Quigley is both a frontline clinician dealing on a daily ... More >>

Local government remits show clear direction

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:32 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick believes there is clear direction behind the latest remits about topical and important factors affecting local government in New Zealand. More >>

Rotorua student’s street seating design becomes reality

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:44 pm | Rotorua District Council

A Rotorua student’s innovative creation for inner city public seating becomes a reality this evening [Thursday 17 July] when the prototype seat he designed is unveiled on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera streets. More >>

Rotorua council first to adopt a ‘Wood First’ policy

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:33 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is to become the first local authority in New Zealand to adopt a ‘Wood First’ Policy. More >>

Council votes for referendum on fluoridation in Rotorua

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:32 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council has voted to hold a referendum to determine residents’ views on whether the district’s water supplies should be fluoridated. More >>

Mid-winter Christmas supports food bank

Friday, 11 July 2014, 3:37 pm | Rotorua District Council

Mid-winter Christmas at Thursday night market supports food bank Local residents and visitors are being encouraged to donate a can of tinned food at Rotorua Night Market’s mid-winter Christmas appeal in support of the Salvation Army food bank. ... More >>

Cairns withdrawal ends Rotorua’s mountain bike World Cup bid

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 2:23 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s bid to host the opening round of the 2015 UCI [Union Cycliste Internationale] Mountain Bike World Cup has been lost following the withdrawal of Australian city Cairns. Rotorua Provisional Organising Committee chairman, Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson, ... More >>

 

 

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