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New Houses Means More Than Just Homes

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:19 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

One of the most critical milestones in a subdivision journey has been reached for the first lot of land parcels at Wharenui Rise in Rotorua. Wharenui Rise landowner Ngāti Whakaue Tribal Lands recently attained subdivision completion certification ... More >>

Statement From Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 2:50 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Mayor Steve Chadwick says confirmation there will be no additional MIQ facilities in Rotorua is great news. “It’s really good we have been listened to and I thank Minister Hipkins and his Cabinet colleagues for that. “The prospect of more MIQ ... More >>

Stormwater key focus of funding applications

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 1:10 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Stormwater investment to support housing is the focus of three applications by Rotorua Lakes Council to the Government’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund. Elected members were presented with a summary of Council’s funding applications at today’s Strategy, ... More >>

Creating A Connected, Vibrant, Safe And Thriving Eastside Community

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 5:12 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

There was cause for celebration today as Te Oranga Nui – Rāwhiti Mai: Eastside Community Wellness Plan was officially adopted by elected members. Almost two years of collaboration between Council, Eastside hapū, Tatau Pounamu, the community and ... More >>

Unprecedented Challenges Require Investment And Ongoing Partnerships To Deliver The Outcomes Needed

Monday, 28 June 2021, 4:16 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council’s 2021-2031 Long-term Plan sets some “mammoth” undertakings to address unprecedented challenges and move the district forward, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. The Long-term Plan (LTP), which sets out what the council will deliver across ... More >>

New Approach Needed For RLC To Respond To Issues

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 4:24 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Chief executive Geoff Williams says that Rotorua is facing challenging times and the Council organisation needs to make changes to ensure it is in the right shape to respond to these issues. “We are operating in a very uncertain environment, ... More >>

RLC Undertakes Organisational Realignment To Better Meet Community Needs

Monday, 14 June 2021, 4:12 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

With increasing pressure on councils across the country to provide local leadership on issues spanning social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeings, as well as dealing with the impacts of COVID-19, Rotorua Lakes Council is making changes ... More >>

Mayor Steve Chadwick On Rotorua Emergency Housing Update

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 1:38 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The first actions announced today by Minister Woods and Minister Sepuloni are a great start. I called for the Government to focus its attention on Rotorua and to have a presence here on the ground because of the untenable situation of mothers ... More >>

Evolution Of Local Government A Timely Discussion Says Mayor

Friday, 23 April 2021, 2:32 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A review looking at the future for local government will be a timely discussion given the changing environment, and increased challenges and community expectations faced by the sector, Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Local Government Minister ... More >>

Call For Urgent Progress On Promise Of Increased Public And Transitional Housing For Rotorua

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 4:42 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick wants more urgent progress on getting people out of emergency accommodation and into homes in the district. “We have a housing plan, we are aligned with the Government on what needs to happen and are working in partnership ... More >>

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 >>