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Rotorua IS a great place to invest

Rotorua IS a great place to invest

Rotorua is one of New Zealand’s most diverse economies including forestry and wood processing, tourism, geothermal, agribusiness, education, health, manufacturing and social services. Rotorua is the perfect city to invest in, offering compelling business opportunities companies won’t find elsewhere. Commercial and industrial rates are cheaper in Rotorua than the larger population cities of New Zealand. The city has experienced good GDP growth and is increasingly becoming a multicultural city. We encourage you to visit and find out how Rotorua can produce a sustainable competitive advantage for your business. Contact us for more information.

Wine Tasting & Canapes with Terra Sancta Wines

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Aug 2018

Wine Tasting & Canapes with Terra Sancta Wines

Okere Falls Store is delighted to host Austin Black of Terra Sancta wines for an evening of wine and canapes! Terra Sancta means sacred earth or special place, and they come from a special place indeed! They grow their vines in Bannockburn, Central Otago, and have a focus on not just making thrilling and memorable wines, but on providing people with great experiences. In their own words: "Wine is a part of life, not separate from it." Terra Sancta a spiritual neighbor of Okere Falls Store, sharing our appreciation and enthusiasm for the environment of this beautiful country (as well as a good drop!), and we're excited to share with you the amazing wine they produce! Join us for night of wine, nibbles, and laughter with winemaker Austin Black as he guides us on a taste-tour of Terra Sancta. The night begins at 7pm, finishes at 8:30pm, and comprises of: - A selection of five wines including their award-winning Pinot Noir. - Canapes between wines, designed by our chef Big Al in consultation with the Terra Sancta winemakers - Spot prizes, good company, and discounted wine sales. This is a night not to miss, we hope to see you here!

Rotorua X Connect - Women In Leadership

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Aug 2018

Rotorua X Connect - Women In Leadership

Our Connect event provides an opportunity to meet new faces, be inspired from other people’s success and expand your networks. Our August event celebrates women in leadership Women in leadership statistics in New Zealand make for some grim reading. Some 2018 headlines include: - Number of Kiwi women in top jobs sinks to 18 per cent, hits lowest point since 2004 - New Zealand ranked among worst in world for women on boards Rotorua is fortunate to have many women in leadership positions. Our Mayor Steve Chadwick, CEO of Destination Rotorua Michelle Templar and Andrina from QE Health to name a few. Our guest speaker, Andrina, joined the QE Health team in 2014. She She will share her journey of leading a team of over 75 experienced and highly qualified professionals. Our Event: Join us at the BNZ Partners Centre for drinks and nibbles. Firestation’s latest Activate & Incubate cohorts will graduate. Each graduate will have two minutes to share what they are up to. We will also have Steven Corrick from AUT to talk about his current research project on the affect of business failure on individuals and couples. RSVPs: This is an event not to be missed. Please RSVP online. RSVP now. All the best, Darren, Anna, Clive, Rachael, Renee and Julia.

Fluid Painting Workshop

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Aug 2018

Fluid Painting Workshop

Are you interested in the fluid painting technique that is gaining popularity but not sure where to start! Come along to this workshop where you will learn the tricks of fluid painting. You will complete a smaller canvas Test piece before moving onto a larger 18’’ x 20’’ (approx.) canvas. I will also show you how to use the leftover paint (wasted paint) to make cards or other paper crafts so feel free to bring along card paper or watercolour paper to play with. No previous experience necessary, all materials provided.