Rotorua Lakes Council - Latest News [Page 3]

Housing pressures require urgent action: Rotorua

Monday, 9 April 2018, 4:31 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua is growing for the first time in more than a decade and that growth has created a housing shortage – we are under pressure. More >>

Council retains its Fitch credit rating despite challenges

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:11 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has retained its AA- credit rating from international agency Fitch for the third year running. More >>

Final weeks to have your say on Council’s 10-year plan

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 4:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick is pleased with the level of engagement and feedback so far on the local council’s 10-year plan for the district, but is keen to hear from more people across the district. More >>

Rotorua events scene punching above its weight

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 3:02 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Crankworx is luring more visitors to Rotorua and not just during the event, says local bike shop owner Craig Corbett. More >>

Final touches underway ahead of Te Aka Mauri opening

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 4:26 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Refurbishment of Rotorua’s Haupapa Street library building, Te Aka Mauri, is almost complete with the final touches underway and preparations for the move well advanced. More >>

Rotorua Lakes Council extends CE’s contract

Monday, 22 January 2018, 4:28 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has extended the contract of chief executive Geoff Williams for a further two year period. More >>

Local trust joins philanthropist in supporting arts centre

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 3:14 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Local trust joins philanthropist in supporting proposed performing arts centre upgrade A proposed upgrade of Rotorua’s Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre has received support from Sir Owen Glenn and the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust. Sir ... More >>

Firm opportunities for most Rotorua Aquatic Centre staff

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:09 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The majority of Rotorua Aquatic Centre staff now have options for employment with Community Leisure Management (CLM) which is to manage the facility on behalf of Rotorua Lakes Council. More >>

Rotorua innovators to manufacture Hemo roundabout sculpture

Friday, 1 December 2017, 4:39 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua’s 12m southern entranceway sculpture will be manufactured by local firm Kilwell Fibretube using world-leading 3D printing technology. More >>

The power of Iwi-Council partnership

Friday, 6 October 2017, 2:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

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 >>

Intergenerational bond raises dementia awareness

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:56 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Preschoolers from a Rotorua centre are lighting up the lives of residents from a local rest home and in turn are learning about empathy, ageing and conditions such as dementia. More >>

Rotorua to Become NZ’s First Bilingual City & District

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:03 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

A ceremony declaring the commitment will be made at a ceremony this afternoon at the Rotorua Lakes Council. More >>

Rotorua Mayor supports mud festival decision

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:51 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Despite best efforts to reassure the public about the safety of Korean cosmetic mud powder that was to be used as part of the Rotorua Mudtopia Festival, the public perception is that a risk remains. More >>

Mud festival to continue without imported product

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:04 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

“Given ongoing public concern regarding the importation of cosmetic mud powder from South Korea, the decision has been made to run the festival without it. This decision follows a meeting with the event’s advisory board and delivery partners,” ... More >>

Council confirms commitment to Rotorua Mudtopia Festival

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 6:32 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Lakes Council has confirmed its commitment to the Mudtopia festival, an event considered to have the potential to become a major iconic event for New Zealand. More >>

Award recognises Rotorua mountain biking strategy

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:47 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

The collaborative efforts of the community and council to establish and maintain Rotorua’s global reputation as a mountain biking destination have been recognised with a local government sector award. More >>

Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:48 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

British & Irish Lions Series week in Rotorua a roaring success The excitement of the DHL NZ Lions Series isn’t quite over for Rotorua with many visitors expected to return to the district during the coming weeks. Saturday night’s game at Rotorua ... More >>

Success at the Giant Haka 2017

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 2:01 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Thousands of people poured into Rotorua’s Village Green today to help break the record for the world’s largest haka. More >>

Rotorua hosts famous haka Ka Mate this weekend

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua is set to be the scene of the latest attempt at the world’s largest haka this weekend. More >>

Rotorua Prepares to Welcome Rugby Fans

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:21 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua residents are getting ready to showcase our world-famous manaakitanga (hospitality) to the thousands of rugby fans expected here this weekend. Ahead of the unofficial fourth test match of The DHL NZ Lions Series 2017, between the Māori All Blacks ... More >>



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