Rotorua Lakes Council - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

Economic impact of riding in Whakarewarewa Forest

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:45 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

People who ride in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa forest contribute between $30m and $50m in spending annually to the local economy. More >>

Homeless drop-in centre in Rotorua has not closed

Friday, 6 July 2018, 7:18 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has not closed a drop-in centre for the city’s homeless community. More >>

Centennial Trust presents $200k towards Museum strengthening

Monday, 2 July 2018, 12:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Museum Centennial Trust presented $200,000 to Rotorua Lakes Council towards the seismic strengthening of Rotorua Museum. More >>

Government support for Rotorua district direction

Friday, 29 June 2018, 2:46 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick says Government funding announced today is an important endorsement of the district’s progress and direction. More >>

Rotorua's First Bilingual Playground is Now Open

Friday, 29 June 2018, 9:37 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua’s first bilingual playground heralds the beginning of a number of local te reo Māori zones, which Te Tatau o Te Arawa says will satisfy the appetite for learning the country’s indigenous language. More >>