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Swimming Holes a Plenty in Rotorua

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:45 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

We’re a nation of water lovers and swimming is a pastime which virtually every New Zealander can claim as a birth right. And nothing compares to the freedom of taking a refreshing plunge in the untamed waters of one of nature’s beautiful swimming ... More >>

New Rotorua TV Commercials to Attract Aucklanders

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:30 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

New Rotorua TV Commercials to Attract Aucklanders ROTORUA, Tuesday 16 September 2014: A new series of television commercials promoting Rotorua will go to air this week – with much of the footage having been shot in Auckland. More >>

Saturday’s Fire and Ice festival events postponed by weather

Friday, 11 July 2014, 12:36 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

A forecast of deteriorating weather for Rotorua tomorrow (Saturday 12 July) has resulted in a decision to postpone Saturday events in The Hits Fire & Ice Festival. More >>

Rotorua’s event profile gets $300,000 boost

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:42 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Rotorua’s reputation as a major events city has been given a $300,000 boost by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The MBIE Major Events fund, will see $100,000 per year allocated towards staging the annual Vibram Tarawera ... More >>

Record Number at Half Century Milestone for Marathon

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 11:41 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

The 50th anniversary of New Zealand’s oldest marathon, the iconic Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon, is on track to break entry records, with over 3,000 people having already signed up to take their place on the starting line next May. More >>

Reel in ‘The Big One’ at the Trout Season Opening in Rotorua

Monday, 30 September 2013, 4:55 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Hundreds of anglers are about to descend on New Zealand’s trout-fishing mecca, Rotorua, and hopes are high that a new trout release strategy will see bigger and more abundant fish than ever before. More >>

Rotorua Launches TV Campaign Showcasing City’s Secrets

Monday, 30 September 2013, 3:28 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Rotorua’s new television commercial campaign goes to air tonight, challenging people’s perception of the city and encouraging Kiwis to rediscover the region’s hidden gems. More >>

Chinese Visits Treble Since Last Time Easter Fell in March

Friday, 17 May 2013, 4:40 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Rotorua had another bumper month for visitation in March after posting a record result for February, with Chinese visits to Rotorua attractions and activities almost trebling since the last time Easter fell in March back in 2008. More >>

Record Month For Rotorua’s Accomodation Sector

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 12:49 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Rotorua’s plethora of successful large events over summer have resulted in its highest ever volume of domestic visitor nights in commercial accommodation for a February month. More >>

Turn Up The Heat This Winter In Rotorua

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 4:45 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA, Thursday 28th March 2013: Autumn’s chillier temperatures are beginning to settle in and for visitors to Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland this is good news: atmospheric changes during the cooler months bring the city’s world famous geysers, ... More >>

Rotorua Launches Search To Find NZ’s Next Famous Face

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 2:22 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

Rotorua is searching for its next big star to follow in the footsteps of Cliff Curtis, Temuera Morrison and Bret McKenzie – all of whom launched their acting careers in the iconic New Zealand city. More >>

Rotorua signs MoU with China Southern Airlines

Monday, 29 October 2012, 6:33 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA: Monday 29th October, 2012: Last night in Guangzhou, China, a delegation led by Rotorua District Council (RDC) deputy mayor, Trevor Maxwell, signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Southern Airlines, led by executive ... More >>

Famously Rotorua Campaign Launches to Lure Aucklanders

Monday, 1 October 2012, 3:01 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA, Monday 1st October 2012: Rotorua has this week launched a significant domestic marketing campaign focused on enticing Aucklanders to venture south of the Bombays and enjoy the region’s world-famous attractions. Famously Rotorua is a three-year ... More >>

See a different side of nature this Spring

Monday, 10 September 2012, 4:41 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

You’ll feel invigorated venturing into the outdoors after a winter of frosty mornings by exploring Rotorua where nature comes with surprises like lakes, geothermal activity, waterfalls, towering trees, rare birds and views galore. More >>

Earthquake prone buildings seminar attracts 400

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 11:18 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA 28.08.12: A seminar coordinated and hosted by Rotorua District Council to discuss earthquake prone buildings and the Building Act attracted nearly 400 local people with interests in Rotorua buildings to the city's Convention Centre yesterday ... More >>

Rotorua unaffected by the minor eruption

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 4:36 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

7 August 2012 Media Release: Destination Rotorua Marketing Rotorua unaffected by the minor eruption of Mt Tongariro Rotorua was unaffected by the minor eruption of Mt Tongariro last night at 11.50pm and it is business as usual in the region which ... More >>

$8.5 million upgrade of wastewater treatment plant

Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 10:59 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA 11.07.12: Rotorua District Council (RDC) has completed an $8.5 million upgrade of its waste water treatment plant which includes the commissioning of new membrane bioreactor technology to further improve Rotorua’s lake water quality. More >>

Rotorua security company wins half million dollar contract

Monday, 25 June 2012, 3:38 pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA 25.06.12: Local Rotorua company Watchdog Security Group has been awarded two three-year contracts worth more than half a million dollars to provide a range of security services to Rotorua District Council (RDC) . More >>

New Good Health Rotorua directory

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 9:31 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA 19.06.12: The Good Health Rotorua directory has become one of the most highly regarded and best used community directories in Rotorua and the latest 2012 edition has just been published. More >>

New manager for Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-Site

Monday, 18 June 2012, 10:03 am | Destination Rotorua Marketing

ROTORUA 18.06.12: Rotorua District Council (RDC) has appointed Graham Brownrigg manager of the Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-Site. More >>