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Rotorua District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Statement From Mayor Steve Chadwick

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 3:54 pm | Rotorua District Council

I am confident progress is being made towards addressing the current emergency housing situation in Rotorua. I had a very positive meeting in Wellington yesterday [13 September] with Housing Minister Megan Woods and MSD Minister Carmel Sepuloni and I can assure ... More >>

Mayor Chadwick Pays Tribute Following News Of The Passing Today Of Te Arawa Leader Tā Toby Curtis

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 12:22 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says the passing of Tā Toby will be widely felt, both locally and nationally. More >>

Statement From Mayor Chadwick - Border And Support Announcements Welcomed

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 7:05 pm | Rotorua District Council

Today’s announcements about New Zealand’s borders fully re-opening on 31 July and packages to support the tourism sector’s rebuild should be great news for Rotorua, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Cruise ships will also be able to come to New Zealand ... More >>

Rotorua Lakefront Toddler Play Space Open Ahead Of The Weekend

Friday, 29 April 2022, 6:56 pm | Rotorua District Council

The new dedicated toddler play space at the Rotorua Lakefront is now complete and open for tamariki to enjoy ahead of the weekend, following a karakia led by Council’s Pukenga Matauranga Māori, Kingi Biddle this afternoon. The toddler play space has ... More >>

Statement From Mayor Chadwick On Pausing Of Local Bill Process

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 3:51 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says today’s decision of Council to support a pause of the Māori Affairs Committee process considering the Rotorua District Council (Representation Arrangements) Bill is a sensible one. “This will allow council ... More >>

Rotorua/Taupo to be included in helicopter services process

Monday, 23 April 2018, 6:39 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua and Taupo will now be able to take part in proposals for future air ambulance services following a meeting today between Health Minister David Clark, mayors and district health board representatives. Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick described the ... More >>

Library presentation will explore the power of Iwi-Council

Friday, 6 October 2017, 2:07 pm | Rotorua District Council

Library presentation will explore the power of Iwi-Council partnership 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 >>

Rotorua in list of NZ’s 10 Hottest Boom Spots

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:21 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua has been named one of the country’s ‘ 10 Hottest Boom Spots’ in the latest edition of NZ Property Investor magazine. More >>

Plans to ‘Re-Vibe’ Empty Inner City Shops

Friday, 24 April 2015, 1:43 pm | Rotorua District Council

Plans to ‘Re-Vibe’ Empty Inner City Shops Rotorua Lakes Council (RLC) is encouraging inner city landlords and local artists to attend a forum next week to gauge interest in an empty shops enhancement project. ‘ Re-vibe Rotorua ’ is a council initiative ... More >>

Big Prizes up for grabs at Tompkins Wake NZ Speedgolf Open

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 3:22 pm | Rotorua District Council

A big boost in sponsorship means more than $2,500 will be up for grabs in cash and prizes at the Tompkins Wake NZ Speedgolf Open being held at Rotorua Golf Club’s Arikikapakapa course, February 21-22. More >>

Worm composting workshop for Rotorua locals

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:45 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Lakes Council (RLC) is giving locals the opportunity to attend a worm composting workshop this weekend in one of its final sustainability events for the year. More >>

New artwork to brighten inner city wall

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 9:34 am | Rotorua District Council

Another inner city wall is getting the artistic treatment this week as part of Rotorua’s Inner City Revitalisation and Creative Communities strategies. Artist Jeremy Shirley has been commissioned by Rotorua Lakes Council to paint a mural on the wall of a ... More >>

New family-friendly dual-use trail for The Redwoods

Monday, 1 December 2014, 9:46 am | Rotorua District Council

New family-friendly dual-use trail for The Redwoods A dual-use trail for bikers and walkers is currently under construction in The Redwoods forest area, to provide a safe, family-friendly track for families. The new trail is designed to meet the needs ... More >>

Amended Rotorua council name part of brand refresh

Friday, 28 November 2014, 1:30 pm | Rotorua District Council

It is only a single word change – replacing the word ‘District’ with ‘Lakes’ – but it is an important and symbolic change all the same. More >>

Entries open for Rotorua schools environmental awards

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:50 pm | Rotorua District Council

Entries are open for this year’s Keep Rotorua Beautiful Primary and Intermediate Schools Environmental Awards which recognise the efforts of students, teachers and caretakers. More >>

Driving On free course for senior drivers

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 11:52 am | Rotorua District Council

Drivers over 65 years are being offered a free practical driving session next month to update, refresh and improve their skills and knowledge. Driving On is being held at Ricoh Taupo Motorsport Park on Tuesday 9 December from 9.45am to 3.30pm with a ... More >>

Strategy sets bold goals for revitalising inner city

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:40 pm | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua’s newly released Inner City Revitalisation Strategy is the first in a series of seven major strategies providing a framework for achieving the district’s Rotorua 2030 goals. More >>

Rotorua White Ribbon Ride urges stand against violence

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:37 am | Rotorua District Council

Dave Donaldson will never forget the story of a woman who escaped her violent partner by going to jail. Some years ago while the Rotorua deputy mayor was still a police officer, he escorted a woman to Auckland to serve jail time for dishonesty offences. More >>

Food and arts festival for Rotorua in 2015

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:23 pm | Rotorua District Council

A culinary and arts festival is being proposed for Rotorua in 2015 to showcase local arts and food. The festival will support the district’s Rotorua 2030 vision and goals around inner city revitalisation and economic growth, and be part of Rotorua ... More >>

Rotorua sculpture symposium to mark Gallipoli centenary

Monday, 24 November 2014, 8:54 am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua sculpture symposium to commemorate WWI Gallipoli centenary Art works from a sculpture symposium starting this weekend are to be installed along Rotorua’s Sulphur Lake Sculpture Trail in Government Gardens. The sculpture trail will form ... More >>





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