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The power of Iwi-Council partnership

Friday, 6 October 2017, 2:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A lecture on Iwi and Council partnership will explore how collaboration can help enhance projects such as the upgrade of the Rotorua Wastewater Treatment Plant and wastewater services. More >>

Intergenerational bond raises dementia awareness

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:56 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Preschoolers from a Rotorua centre are lighting up the lives of residents from a local rest home and in turn are learning about empathy, ageing and conditions such as dementia. More >>

Rotorua to Become NZ’s First Bilingual City & District

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:03 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A ceremony declaring the commitment will be made at a ceremony this afternoon at the Rotorua Lakes Council. More >>

Rotorua Mayor supports mud festival decision

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:51 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Despite best efforts to reassure the public about the safety of Korean cosmetic mud powder that was to be used as part of the Rotorua Mudtopia Festival, the public perception is that a risk remains. More >>

Mud festival to continue without imported product

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:04 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

“Given ongoing public concern regarding the importation of cosmetic mud powder from South Korea, the decision has been made to run the festival without it. This decision follows a meeting with the event’s advisory board and delivery partners,” ... More >>

Council confirms commitment to Rotorua Mudtopia Festival

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 6:32 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has confirmed its commitment to the Mudtopia festival, an event considered to have the potential to become a major iconic event for New Zealand. More >>

Award recognises Rotorua mountain biking strategy

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:47 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The collaborative efforts of the community and council to establish and maintain Rotorua’s global reputation as a mountain biking destination have been recognised with a local government sector award. More >>

Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

British & Irish Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success The excitement of the DHL NZ Lions Series isn’t quite over for Rotorua with many visitors expected to return to the district during the coming weeks. Saturday night’s game at Rotorua ... More >>

Success at the Giant Haka 2017

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 2:01 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Thousands of people poured into Rotorua’s Village Green today to help break the record for the world’s largest haka. More >>

Rotorua hosts famous haka Ka Mate this weekend

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua is set to be the scene of the latest attempt at the world’s largest haka this weekend. More >>

Rotorua Prepares to Welcome Rugby Fans

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:21 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua residents are getting ready to showcase our world-famous manaakitanga (hospitality) to the thousands of rugby fans expected here this weekend. Ahead of the unofficial fourth test match of The DHL NZ Lions Series 2017, between the Māori All Blacks ... More >>

Tīma Tāngata exhibit opens

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:14 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Local rugby greats Hika Reid and Matt Te Pou are encouraging locals to visit the Tīma Tāngata Māori Rugby exhibition while it’s in Rotorua. More >>

Boney M on the move

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9:48 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

The Boney M concert in Rotorua this Wednesday has been moved to the Energy Events Centre. More >>

Rotorua's Walk in the Redwoods Sculpture Refreshed

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:29 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

An iconic trio of Rotorua walkers, the wooden Walk in the Redwoods sculpture, will be gone temporarily from their prominent forest position to undergo a much-needed refresh. More >>

Rotorua economy continues to perform well

Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:58 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

This year looks set to be another good year for the Rotorua district, according to the latest Infometrics quarterly economic report. More >>

Eastside schools join Transport Minister to open new cycleway

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:52 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Students from Rotorua’s Owhata Primary and Mokoia Intermediate helped Transport Minister Simon Bridges officially open the new cycleway outside their schools today. More >>

Rotorua on its way to giant haka world record

Friday, 19 May 2017, 9:00 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua people have just one month to practise their pūkana and get ready to take part in the world’s largest haka. More >>

Mayor to advocate for Rotorua at annual tourism trade show

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick will advocate for ongoing investment in the district when she attends New Zealand’s annual tourism trade show TRENZ in Auckland this week. More >>

Final stage of inner city project scheduled to start

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 11:09 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Work about to begin on the third stage of development of Manawa – Heart of the City marks the completion of a project key to revitalising Rotorua’s inner city. More >>

More feedback needed on proposed waste changes

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 3:41 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council wants more feedback from the rural community about proposed waste service changes outlined in the 2017/18 Annual Plan discussion document . More >>



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