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Rotorua District is New Zealand's fourth largest district by population. Located in the Bay of Plenty, the Rotorua District centres on Rotorua City. Rotorua is around the southern shoreline of Lake Rotorua. It extends to include a substantial rural district encompassing 14 lakes, areas of geothermal activity and considerable areas of public open space. The economy is based on tourism, agriculture and forestry. 




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Thursday, 12 July 2012
12:26PM
Rotorua's Blue Lake cements place as multi-sport destination Rotorua has cemented its place as one of New Zealand's leading multisport destinations, with news that the Rotorua Half Ironman and the Contact Tri Series will combine in 2012 to create a festival of triathlon in the region in December. 164 views

Tuesday, 12 June 2012
2:58PM
Outdoor Ice Rink at centre of Rotorua mid-winter festival The boiling mud pools and steam clouds of Rotorua aren't normally what you might associate with an outdoor ice-skating rink, but for four weeks during June and July that is exactly what will be making its home on the Village Green at the Rotorua Lakefront. 157 views

Monday, 7 May 2012
1:40PM
Koutu residents urged to attend youth space hui Rotorua District Council (RDC) is inviting Koutu residents and surrounding communities to a public meeting this week to discuss the council’s new youth space planned for Koutu. 100 views

Friday, 4 May 2012
3:07PM
Rotorua's economic performance "stellar" says BERL report Rotorua mayor Kevin Winters says the 2011 Regional Rankings report by BERL (Business & Economic Research Ltd) show a number of encouraging economic indicators for Rotorua, and give reason for some real optimism for the future. 127 views

Thursday, 3 May 2012
12:37PM
Chinese perception changed by '3 + 2 Love Rotorua' campaign The winners of a competition so popular that it caused the Rotorua tourism website to crash have been announced, as New Zealand’s first Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) consumer campaign aimed at Chinese New Zealanders draws to a close. 145 views

Wednesday, 2 May 2012
1:41PM
Rotorua District Council wins national award for youth spaces project Rotorua District Council (RDC) has picked up the national Youth Spaces Award at the 2012 Youth in Local Government conference in Invercargill. 93 views

Tuesday, 1 May 2012
6:30PM
Applications close Friday for Rotorua economic development board Rotorua Mayor Kevin Winters is asking business leaders to step up and make a real commitment to Rotorua’s economic future by making themselves available for the district’s new economic development board. 112 views

1:40PM
New air quality rule affects home sellers from today From today (Tuesday 1 May) a new rule prohibits the sale of properties with solid fuel burners that do not meet clean air standards. 176 views

Monday, 30 April 2012
2:38PM
Nigel Brown - Travel to Travel opening at Museum From historic Russian cities to the expanse of Antarctica – via Europe, Japan and the Pacific – Nigel Brown’s artistic response to overseas travel is captured in Travel to Travel opening at Rotorua Museum on Wednesday [2 May]. 113 views

Saturday, 28 April 2012
5:03AM
New air quality rule From Tuesday a new rule prohibits the sale of properties with solid fuel burners that do not meet clean air standards. 125 views

4:41AM
White Cloud Worlds opening at Museum Ground-breaking exhibition White Cloud Worlds, featuring stunning science fiction and fantasy artwork by internationally acclaimed New Zealand artists, opens at Rotorua Museum on Wednesday [2 May]. 146 views

Thursday, 26 April 2012
12:29PM
Tonight's Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recital sold out One of the world’s most acclaimed singers, legendary New Zealand soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, is in Rotorua today to perform her only 2012 North Island recital. 338 views

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
6:11PM
ANZAC Day commemoration for all ages This year’s Events & Venues-organised Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service to honour New Zealand servicemen and women promises to be an entertaining yet respectful commemoration for people of all ages to enjoy. 107 views

11:46AM
One more week for Long-term Plan feedback Residents have just over a week left to get submissions in to Rotorua District Council on its draft Long-term Plan. 101 views

Friday, 20 April 2012
1:11PM
Schools encouraged to join campaign to target unsafe drivers Rotorua District Council (RDC) and Rotorua Police are encouraging more local schools to get onboard a road safety campaign recommencing next week for Term Two, targeting dangerous driving and parking outside schools. 137 views

Thursday, 19 April 2012
12:20PM
Lake Road on track to re-open to through-traffic Friday night Following demolition of the Lake Road railway overbridge and its removal over the last few weeks, Lake Road will re-open to through-traffic overnight tomorrow [Friday 20 April]. 396 views

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
12:39PM
Board of directors sought to drive Rotorua's economic future Rotorua District Council (RDC) has begun a search to identify people with suitable skills and experience to join the board of directors of Rotorua’s new economic development CCO (Council Controlled Organisation). 88 views

Monday, 16 April 2012
1:23PM
Fenton/Devon streets roundabout construction to commence Construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Fenton and Devon streets is getting underway this week. 324 views

Friday, 13 April 2012
3:51PM
New trans-Tasman flights added to Rotorua/Sydney schedule Rotorua’s trans-Tasman flights are taking off with Air New Zealand adding seven Thursday services to its Rotorua-Sydney schedule over the peak summer months. 239 views

3:18PM
Rotorua police investigate break in at forestry Crown research unit Rotorua Police are appealing for information from the public as part of their investigation into a break in and destruction of trees at the Scion Crown Research property in Sala Street, Whakarewarewa, last weekend. 99 views

Thursday, 12 April 2012
12:10PM
Community ideas sought for Art and Cultural Policy Review Rotorua District Council (RDC) is reviewing its Arts and Cultural Policy and asking the community for feedback. 118 views

Wednesday, 11 April 2012
1:44PM
Rotorua mayor encourages local entries in New Zealand's Got Talent Rotorua mayor Kevin Winters is encouraging talented locals to audition for television show ‘New Zealand’s Got Talent’ to ensure the city is well represented in the second series of the popular talent quest programme. 71 views

Tuesday, 10 April 2012
1:11PM
Posties delivering 30,000 council plan summaries to Rotorua households Rotorua posties will be busy this week delivering 30,000 twelve page summaries of Rotorua District Council’s newly released draft long-term plan to households across the district. 87 views

Thursday, 5 April 2012
5:58PM
Plenty to do in Rotorua over Easter There's plenty happening in Rotorua to keep families occupied over Easter, including:   Friday 6 April Combined Church Services - Good Friday Service 9am to 11am City Focus Enjoy a combined church Good Friday Easter service at City Focus on Tutanekai St. 192 views

Wednesday, 4 April 2012
5:46PM
National business award for Shelley Huang Destination Rotorua Marketing’s Business Development Manager – Asia, Shelly Huang, won the Community Business Award at the inaugural Deloitte 2011 Chinese Business Figures Awards in Auckland on Monday night. 297 views

2:27PM
Building Act changes allow homeowners to undertake DIY restricted building work An amendment to the Building Act now allows homeowners to complete ‘Restricted Building Work’ under an owner-builder exemption provision. 283 views

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
12:59PM
Broadlands School kids to target speedsters Rotorua District Council (RDC) and local police are running a road safety operation on Broadlands Rd in Reporoa tomorrow aimed at reminding motorists to slow down for children. 156 views

Monday, 2 April 2012
4:52PM
Rotorua wins bid for world rafting champs - a first for New Zealand! Rotorua has been selected to host the 2013 World Rafting Championships in November next year following a successful international bid by Rotorua District Council (RDC), Kawerau District Council and NZ Rafting Association. 79 views

3:15PM
Prize draw to encourage participation in 'Perceptions of Safety Survey' Rotorua District Council’s (RDC) ‘Perceptions of Safety Survey’ is now underway and anyone who completes the survey online will be entered in a prize draw. 137 views

Friday, 2 March 2012
10:46AM
How good is your wood? Rotorua residents are being challenged to make sure their wood is good – get it now and give it time to season. 201 views



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