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RDRR Petitions Against Proposed Lakefront Redevelopment

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 7:08 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Rotorua residents and ratepayers are offered a petition to oppose Rotorua Lakes Council’s Lakefront Redevelopment proposal. It will destroy the current lakefront walkway, retaining wall and parking, disturb culturally significant sites, remove dozens of ... More >>

RDRR Rates Review Calls for Major Reforms

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:29 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

The RDRR’s rates review has called on the Rotorua Lakes Council to reform financial planning and management policies, and address fourteen hot issues. More >>

Shelter the Homeless Safely Now

Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:10 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

The Drop In Centre in Eruera Street needs urgent permission to also serve as an Over Night Shelter until other options are ready, according to the Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers Association, so that the homeless currently sleeping rough ... More >>

Rotorua’s Economic Development based on Blind Faith

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1:27 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Press Release: Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers, 19 July 2018 ________________________________________ The Mountain Biking in Whakarewarewa Forest Economic Impact Study (EIS) was accepted by the Strategy, Policy and Finance Committee of Council on 12 July. Deputy Mayor ... More >>

Mudtopia Questions Blocked at Council: Call for Audit

Monday, 16 July 2018, 9:50 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

When Cr Raj Kumar sought to raise Mudtopia as a matter under urgency at the Strategy, Policy and Finance Committee of Council, on 12 July 2018, the Chair, Cr Raukawa-Tati, responded; “That’s been done and dusted. It’s been and gone. No thank you. ... More >>

Victims of Council’s Management Practices Around Pollution

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:42 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Ratepayers And Mana Whenua Victims of Council’s Management Practices Around Pollution Joint Press Release: Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers and Mana Whenua 17 May 2018 ________________________________________ Only three elected representatives ... More >>

Ngongotaha Angrily Rejects Council’s Special Housing Area

Saturday, 14 April 2018, 11:15 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Ngongotaha Angrily Rejects Council’s Special Housing Area Proposal News Release: Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers, 13 April 2018 About 350 residents of Ngongotaha, 10 kilometres northwest of Rotorua city, left two information meetings on 5 and 10 ... More >>

Rotorua Chief Exec attempts to hijack policy review process

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9:36 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

On 28 February Rotorua Lakes Council adopted the Operations and Monitoring Committee’s recommendation that “Council to go back to the drawing board and properly consider all management options including the staff proposal and development opportunities ... More >>

Mayor’s blooper pits her and the CE against Council

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:18 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

A large public gallery applauded the Rotorua Lakes Council’s decision on 28 February against outsourcing the management of the Aquatic Centre to Community Leisure Management (CLM). After months of controversy the Council decided 6-5 to go “back to the drawing ... More >>

Rotorua Splits Over FPP V.S STV

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:31 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Rotorua’s Strategy, Policy and Finance Committee of Council voted 7: 5 against switching from a First Past the Post (FPP) to a Single Transferable Vote (STV) system. This was in a context where a backlash had just forced Rotorua’s Council to reverse ... More >>

Rotorua Council Dices with Community Dissatisfaction

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 10:36 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

25 July 2017 - The RDRR has called on Rotorua Council not to delay the release of the Community Satisfaction Survey report. The Acting CO has just announced that “the questions have been refined to meet current purposes” and that “we will analyze ... More >>

Rotorua Residents and Ratepayers Noise Pollution Solution

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:51 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

17 July 2017 - RDRR has suggested many amendments to Rotorua District Council’s Proposed Plan Change 4 to help improve the regulation of noise. Technological changes to Lumbercube’s wood processing and some online-managed and short-term accommodation ... More >>

Alternative Spatial Plan for Rotorua

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 7:34 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

People, Profit, Planet And Progress: an Alternative Spatial Plan for Rotorua News Release: Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers, 30 May 2017. The Rotorua District Council (RDC) called for feedback to a Discussion Document entitled “Planning for ... More >>

RDRR Rejects Rotorua’s Annual Plan

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 1:57 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

The RDRR rejects the Rotorua District Council’s proposed Annual Plan 2017/18 because it is unfair, unreasonable and unwise. It is unfair because the general rates increases are proportionately higher on the cheaper properties usually owned by those on fixed ... More >>

Ratepayer’s SWOT Analysis rejects Rotorua’s 'Vision 2030'

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3:05 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

When the Rotorua District Council (RDC) invited feedback only on its strengths and opportunities, to help revise its Vision 2030 , the RDRR responded with a full analysis of Council’s internal Strengths and Weaknesses, and its external Opportunities ... More >>

Mayoral Cronyism Hides in Plain Site in Rotorua

Monday, 13 March 2017, 9:49 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Wikipedia defines cronyism as giving favours to friends or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations. At Rotorua Council’s Operations and Monitoring (O&M) Committee Meeting on 9 March 2017, a nominee ... More >>

Rotorua Ratepayers Warn Council over Costs

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:53 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

The RDRR supports the proposed $29m upgrade of the Wastewater Treatment Plant but has warned Council to manage any variation in project costs without further borrowings or rates rises, and not to consider treated waste water discharge options that could ... More >>

RDRR Opposes Lake Rotorua Nutrient Management

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:29 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

RDRR is opposed to the Proposed Plan Change 10 (Lake Rotorua Nutrient Management) to the Bay of Plenty Regional Water and Land Plan, on six grounds. More >>

Council Urged Not to Lift the Eastern Arterial Designation

Sunday, 17 April 2016, 3:03 pm | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

Rotorua Council Urged Not to Lift the Eastern Arterial Designation Press Release, Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers, 17 April 2016 ________________________________________ The Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers has invited the Rotorua District Council’s ... More >>

Chief Executive gets Yellow Card

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:45 am | Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayers

There are two main reasons why the Yellow Signs were taken down last month, and why the Chief Executive (CE) has been given a Yellow Card by the RDRR. More >>

 

 

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