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Homelessness in Rotorua requires multi-pronged approach

Friday, 20 July 2018, 2:44 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A multi-pronged approach is underway to help Rotorua’s homeless and the Council continues to work with the Ministry of Social Development, providers and local groups, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. More >>

Economic impact of riding in Whakarewarewa Forest

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:45 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

People who ride in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa forest contribute between $30m and $50m in spending annually to the local economy. More >>

Homeless drop-in centre in Rotorua has not closed

Friday, 6 July 2018, 7:18 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has not closed a drop-in centre for the city’s homeless community. More >>

Centennial Trust presents $200k towards Museum strengthening

Monday, 2 July 2018, 12:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Museum Centennial Trust presented $200,000 to Rotorua Lakes Council towards the seismic strengthening of Rotorua Museum. More >>

Government support for Rotorua district direction

Friday, 29 June 2018, 2:46 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick says Government funding announced today is an important endorsement of the district’s progress and direction. More >>

Rotorua's First Bilingual Playground is Now Open

Friday, 29 June 2018, 9:37 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua’s first bilingual playground heralds the beginning of a number of local te reo Māori zones, which Te Tatau o Te Arawa says will satisfy the appetite for learning the country’s indigenous language. More >>

Independent review of April flood in Rotorua underway

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 11:50 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Judith Stanway will chair the independent panel which will review what happened and what contributed to flooding in Ngongotaha on 29 April and make recommendations for future mitigations. More >>

Mayor encourages local sectors to submit on visitor levy

Friday, 15 June 2018, 2:39 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says the Government’s proposed international visitor levy will be of major interest locally and she is encouraging local sectors to have their say. More >>

Government Gardens playground to get bilingual makeover

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:09 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The playground in the Government Gardens in Rotorua is due for a makeover and is set to become a bilingual Māori language zone. More >>

Rotorua elected members support Long-term Plan proposal

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:41 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Elected members have voted in support of key projects proposed for the 2018-28 Long-term Plan following a day-and-a-half of deliberations which followed community engagement and consultation. More >>

Rotorua Post-flood recovery – Update 20

Friday, 11 May 2018, 1:41 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Post-flood recovery – Update 20 Nearly two weeks on from the severe weather event of April 29, work is continuing to ensure the district copes as well as possible with expected heavy rain forecast this weekend. While the welfare of affected residents ... More >>

Rotorua: Panel to consider flood mitigation and prevention

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 4:49 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Panel to consider flood mitigation and prevention measures An independent advisory panel will be established to consider future flood mitigation and prevention measures for Rotorua. “We think it’s important to learn from the events of 29 April,” ... More >>

Mayoral Manaakitanga Relief Fund being formalised

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:45 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A Mayoral Manaakitanga Relief Fund is being established to provide financial support to Rotorua residents who have been affected by the 29 April weather event. More >>

Rotorua: Post-flood recovery – Update 19

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 1:21 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Post-flood recovery – Update 19 Civil Defence is urging people who have been affected but haven’t called the Rotorua Lakes Council, on 0800 020 001 or 348 4199 , to get in touch. Civil Defence Recovery Manager, Andy Bell, says the primary priority ... More >>

Post-flood Recovery – Update 18

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 1:37 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A total of 864 welfare visits have been carried out across the Rotorua district, to date, following the storm on the 29th of April. The Rotorua Civil Defence Emergency Operations Centre, which is transitioning from an immediate response phase to Recovery, ... More >>

Post-flood recovery – Update 17

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 11:45 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Multiple agencies and organisations have been involved in the Rotorua Civil Defence emergency response, which is currently transitioning to recovery mode, to help the district’s residents who’ve been affected by the aftermath of the 29th of April ... More >>

Rotorua Post-flood recovery Update 14

Sunday, 6 May 2018, 5:37 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Post-flood recovery – Update 14 Click HERE to visit the Post-flood Recovery webpages Watch the latest update from Council’s Civil Defence team HERE Support for the community will remain Council’s top priority despite the decision being made not ... More >>

Rotorua Post-flood recovery – Update 11

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 12:12 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Post-flood recovery – Update 11 Watch this morning's video update HERE . Visit Rotorua Lakes Council's Civil Defence Recovery Project webpage HERE Building inspections and welfare visits are on today’s agenda for Rotorua Lakes Council’s Civil Defence ... More >>

The bigger picture following Sunday's severe weather event

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:38 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

This morning, Bruce Horne, Civil Defence Controller for Rotorua Lakes Council, provided an update on the status of the response to the severe weather event that hit the district on Sunday. More >>

Building the picture

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 5:46 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Contractors and Civil Defence staff are working in affected areas and building a picture of the damage in the district and where support is needed. More >>

 

 

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