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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 >>

Rotorua funding boost for transport investigation

Monday, 30 June 2014, 10:32 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick believes Rotorua has an opportunity to bolster its future following central funding being set aside for investigation into a long-term eastern corridor transport solution for the city. More >>

Seminar for Rotorua retailers to focus on crime prevention

Friday, 27 June 2014, 4:16 pm | Rotorua District Council

Active crime prevention is the focus of a seminar for Rotorua businesses being staged next week [Thursday 3 July] by Rotorua District Council (RDC) and a number of partner organisations. More >>

Rotorua District Council adopts 2014/15 annual plan

Friday, 27 June 2014, 2:55 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has mixed feelings following the adoption of the first annual plan under her leadership. More >>

Community consultation for Rotoiti/Rotoma sewerage options

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:26 pm | Rotorua District Council

Options for new sewerage schemes for eastern Rotoiti and Rotoma are being explored, as part of Rotorua District Council’s (RDC) programme to deal with sewage from lakeside communities, in more sustainable ways. More >>

Giant tui sculpture installed at upgraded city intersection

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:18 pm | Rotorua District Council

A one tonne sculpture of a native tui was lowered into position on the corner of Rotorua’s Tutanekai and Eruera streets today [25 June] by Rotorua District Council (RDC). The 3.2 metre piece provides the finishing touch to a makeover of the busy ... More >>

Rotorua’s Thursday Night Market celebrating Matariki

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:28 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s popular Thursday Night Market is this week celebrating Matariki – the Maori New Year –and the inner city will be buzzing with activity. More >>

Rotorua council to lobby government for Easter trading

Friday, 20 June 2014, 10:02 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is to continue to lobby central government to allow retail trading in the city over Easter. At a meeting of the council’s Strategy, Policy & Finance Committee this week (18 June) councillors discussed the results of independent ... More >>

Public consultation before fluoride decision says Council

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

Rotorua District Council will undertake a comprehensive public consultation programme before making any decisions on whether to fluoridate the district’s water supply. Currently Rotorua’s water is not fluoridated. More >>

Japanese sister city students experiencing Rotorua life

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 12:39 pm | Rotorua District Council

Japanese sister city students experiencing Rotorua life Thirty-seven Hamurodai High School students from Rotorua’s Japanese sister city of Beppu are to be officially welcomed to the city on Thursday (19 June) by Mayor Steve Chadwick. Mayor Chadwick ... More >>

Regional amalgamation: at what cost for Rotorua?

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 4:21 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick is warning that a single Bay of Plenty ‘super city’ council could be financially crippling for Rotorua and may stifle the voice of local communities. “We best be careful what we wish for,” says Mrs Chadwick. “The ... More >>

New 200 page Good Health Rotorua directory released

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 1:56 pm | Rotorua District Council

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Council and CNI Iwi to work on wastewater alternative

Monday, 9 June 2014, 3:48 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council and CNI Iwi Holdings have signed a deed which will see an end to the spraying of treated wastewater in the Whakarewarewa Forest by the end of 2019. Following years of clashing through legal channels around the disposal of ... More >>

H.I.P. new season for Rotorua baby boomers

Monday, 9 June 2014, 12:18 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council’s winter/spring edition of the popular ‘H.I.P. Stuff for Baby Boomers’ booklet has been released. H.I.P. Stuff for Baby Boomers aims to get local ‘soon-to-be-seniors’ involved in hobbies, interests and passions ... More >>



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