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First stage of lakefront construction well underway

Friday, 22 November 2019, 12:57 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Stage one of the lakefront redevelopment has started well with contractors already making great progress. More >>

Karakia marks beginning of lakefront development

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 3:31 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

This morning a karakia was held to mark the beginning of earthworks at the lakefront and to recognise the partnerships that have been pivotal in seeing this development get underway. More >>

Contractors signed for first stage of lakefront development

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:30 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The contract for the first stage of the lakefront development has been signed and work will get underway at the end of October. HEB Construction Ltd has been awarded this contract and has experience working on large-scale projects nationwide. HEB ... More >>

Strategy has potential to provide alignment needed

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:20 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says New Zealand’s first child and youth wellbeing strategy has the potential to provide the alignment needed to deliver positive outcomes. More >>

Rotorua Lakes Council announces Te Ahurei appointment

Friday, 2 August 2019, 3:07 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Arapeta Tahana has been appointed to the role of Te Ahurei to guide Rotorua Lakes Council’s ongoing relationship with Te Arawa. More >>

Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 12:24 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre project is now fully funded and work is set to start later this year. More >>

Progress on talks to secure funding for Rotorua Museum

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 11:25 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says discussions with senior ministers to secure Central Government funding for the strengthening and restoration of the city’s iconic museum are progressing well. More >>

Long-tailed bats found in Rotorua’s Sanatorium Reserve

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 10:57 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Long-tailed bats have been found at two sites in Rotorua’s Sanatorium Reserve. This is a significant find, being only the third confirmed urban or semi-urban bat location in New Zealand. More >>

Further national recognition for Te Aka Mauri

Friday, 12 April 2019, 10:30 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Te Aka Mauri has been highly commended by the judges at last night’s SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards. More >>

Council retains positive credit rating

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 2:40 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The council has retained this rating since 2016 when its finances were first tested by Fitch as another check to ensure effective financial management. More >>

Statement from Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 1:04 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The surreal shock of what happened in Christchurch yesterday has turned to deep sadness today and we are all looking for ways to show our support and aroha. More >>

Diversity the key to a full and vibrant CBD

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 9:40 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Diversity is the key to a full and vibrant CBD in the face of changing business environments, Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Rotorua’s 2018 CBD office and retail vacancy survey reveals a stable picture that aligns with current economic indicators but ... More >>

Population growth estimates reinforce Rotorua direction

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 2:10 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Confirmed population growth estimates for Rotorua reinforce the need for future-focussed projects and planning to cater for ongoing change, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. More >>

Child equity programme proposed for Rotorua

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 3:45 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A proposed Rotorua child equity programme has potential to make a big difference by ensuring those living in deprivation can access local services, facilities and activities, says Mayor Steve Chadwick. More >>

Royal visit to bring economic benefit to Rotorua

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 4:01 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Mayor Steve Chadwick believes the economic benefits of the royal visit to Rotorua will be significant. More >>

Government funding a huge boost for Rotorua projects

Monday, 24 September 2018, 1:39 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Hundreds of jobs could be created in Rotorua, and millions of dollars of private investment sparked, following a multi-million dollar cash injection from the Government. More >>

Pānui pāpāho

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 3:14 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua has fully embraced the 43rd anniversary of Māori Language Week and has organised a variety of activities like a reo Māori expo and parade at the end of the week. More >>

Māori language speed sign unveiling

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:38 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

A new Māori speed sign at the southern gateway into Rotorua has been unveiled this morning heralding the start of Māori Language Week. More >>

Rotorua spatial plan to ensure sustainable growth

Friday, 31 August 2018, 1:52 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has taken the significant step of adopting a spatial plan that will guide how and where the Rotorua district will grow. More >>

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 >>



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