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Rotorua i-SITE takes on camping ambassador role

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:41 pm | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua’s i-SITEs are the first in the country to assign staff members as responsible camping ambassadors at free camping sites around the district. More >>

Rotorua retains its gold-level mountain biking status

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 1:51 pm | Destination Rotorua

The International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) has reconfirmed Rotorua’s status as one of the world’s best mountain biking destinations by renewing the city’s gold-level Ride Centre™ status for another four years. There are currently ... More >>

Largest international conference to be held in Rotorua

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 1:38 pm | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua is hosting the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) conference on 7-11 April 2019, which is the largest international conference that the city has ever secured. More than 1200 delegates from around the world will come ... More >>

Rotorua named as top destination to visit in 2018

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 3:06 pm | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua named as top destination to visit in 2018 Rotorua has been named as one of the top places to see in the prestigious The New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. The list, described as a “starter kit for seeing the world” features ... More >>

24 hours to buy your tickets to Flochella

Monday, 11 December 2017, 4:41 pm | Destination Rotorua

24 hours to buy your tickets to Flochella Grab your inflatable accessory of choice and hit Rotorua’s Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) this Waitangi weekend as Flochella, New Zealand’s only floating music festival, brings an amazing line up of artists ... More >>

Rotorua wins bid to host 1000 delegate volcanology conferenc

Monday, 4 September 2017, 2:42 pm | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua has secured the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI) Conference for 2021. One thousand delegates from around the globe will attend four days of workshops and lectures at the Rotorua Energy ... More >>

Travel industry charmed by largest ever Rotorua Roadshow

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 1:22 pm | Destination Rotorua

Sydney, Australia – 24 August 2017 - Destination Rotorua and the largest ever group of local tourism operators have the Australian travel industry buzzing. The 2017 Rotorua Tourism Roadshow has been a resounding success with hundreds of Australian ... More >>

Flash mob haka promotes world record attempt in Rotorua

Friday, 19 May 2017, 12:30 pm | Destination Rotorua

Flash mob haka promotes world record attempt in Rotorua Rotorua, New Zealand – 19 May 2017: Last night (18 May 2017) visitors to the Rotorua Night Market were treated to an impassioned flash mob haka . Students from Rotorua Boys’ High School’s ... More >>

Destination Rotorua announces new chief executive

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:49 pm | Destination Rotorua

Destination Rotorua has appointed Michelle Templer as chief executive for Rotorua Lakes Council’s new council controlled organisation (CCO), Rotorua Economic Development Ltd, operating as Destination Rotorua. More >>

Professor Terry Stevens here in Rotorua

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 12:28 pm | Destination Rotorua

Multi award winning international tourism consultant Professor Terry Stevens arrives in Rotorua this weekend and will provide rare insight into global best practise for destination development. More >>

Rotorua visitor industry performs in the shoulder season

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 2:56 pm | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua had a three per cent increase in visitor nights during April helped by a surge of international visitors. More >>

RotoruaNZ reaches 150,000 likes on Facebook

Friday, 3 June 2016, 5:29 pm | Destination Rotorua

Destination Rotorua’s Facebook page has just reached 150,000 ‘likes’ making it the second largest destinational Facebook page in New Zealand with more ‘likes’ than Auckland and Wellington. It is also consistently in the top three most engaging ... More >>

TRENZ 2016 showcases the best of Rotorua to world’s media

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:13 pm | Destination Rotorua

TRENZ media delegates were served up some of the best Rotorua has to offer this afternoon, as they were treated to a couple of the region’s world class adventure experiences and a taste of the Maori culture, history and geothermal wonders that ... More >>

Rotorua Business Events showcase the city by Segway

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 1:41 pm | Destination Rotorua

The Destination Rotorua Business Events team like to roll a little differently to most regional tourism organisations, so when the New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science wanted to learn more about the city the events team decided to ... More >>

Tourists spending more time and money in Rotorua

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:21 am | Destination Rotorua

Rotorua – 25 January 2015: Australian, British and North American tourists are spending more time and money in Rotorua with local retailers, latest statistics out today show. And for the 13th consecutive month, Rotorua has seen double digit growth ... More >>


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