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Rotorua Story Brought To Life By Rotorua Business

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 3:36 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Morning light on Te Ahi Tupua | Photo credit: Stephen Parker Te Ahi Tupua, the sculpture built to stand at the southern gateway of Rotorua, has been successfully transported to Hemo Gorge roundabout. Today marks the last steps of a significant journey for ... More >>

Partnership Agreement To Find Long-term Solution

Friday, 28 August 2020, 1:21 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council, CNI Iwi Holdings and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have agreed to work together towards a new long-term solution for discharge of wai tātari (recovered wastewater). In response to significant iwi and community opposition to the current ... More >>

$55m Funding For Rotorua Supports Iwi Housing Aspirations And District’s Economic Recovery

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 2:10 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Today’s announcement of $55m for roading improvements and infrastructure that will help to unlock land for housing is “phenomenal news for Rotorua,” Mayor Steve Chadwick says. “We’ve been chipping away at investment into Te Ngae Road ... More >>

Additional Government Funding A Welcome Boost For Key Council Projects

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 4:26 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Additional funding towards re-opening of Rotorua’s museum and construction of a new forest visitor centre is a welcome boost as progress on these key projects continues, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has today ... More >>

Pukehangi Heights Plan Change Moves To Next Phase Of Submissions Process

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 1:43 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council today opens up the Pukehangi Heights Plan Change for the second phase of the submissions process. The Pukehangi Heights area, on the south-western side of Pukehangi Road, was identified as a Future Growth Area within the Council’s ... More >>

Funding opportunities for local community groups

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:09 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council and Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust announce their partnership to help provide more funding opportunities to local community groups through the Strategic Grants’ Grants Expertise Management Systems (GEMS) funding portal. The ... More >>

Pukehangi Heights Plan Change proceeds

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 11:33 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council today opens up the Pukehangi Heights Plan Change for public submissions. The proposed Plan Change has moved to the submissions process following approval from the Ministry for the Environment for a Streamlined Plan Change Process ... More >>

Rotorua Lakes Council CE role to be advertised

Monday, 16 December 2019, 1:52 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

As per the Local Government Act 2002, Rotorua Lakes Council is advertising the role of Chief Executive. More >>

Rotorua Lakes Council CE role to be advertised

Monday, 16 December 2019, 12:27 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

As per the Local Government Act 2002, Rotorua Lakes Council is advertising the role of Chief Executive. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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