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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.

Archival Film Screening - In and Around Rotorua (1927 -1954)

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Jun 2018

Archival Film Screening - In and Around Rotorua (1927 -1954)

Join the Friends of Rotorua Museum for a special screening of historical film footage on Sunday 24 June 2018 at 2pm. View the surviving film reel of the 1925 film The Romance of Hinemoa, together with a 1930’s guided tour through Whakarewarewa with Guide Rangi. Take a visit to New Zealand’s famous Rotorua Spa and a steam train journey from Wellington to Auckland via Rotorua in 1939. Sneak a peek at wartime New Zealand in 1943 as women on the home front took over the work of men away at war. The screening will take place at Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust Rooms (1358 Eruera Street, Rotorua) with tea, coffee, and biscuits provided. Tickets are on sale at Rotorua Lakes Council reception from 23 May and cost $10 for Friends members or $15 for non-members. Seats are limited. For more information contact: Julie Parsons; email Julie.parsons@rotorualc.nz or phone 07 351 7823. Footage courtesy of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision depositors and Te Arawa Trust, from material preserved and made available by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image credit: S2708 The Romance of Hinemoa, 1927. Maata Hurihanganui as Hinemoa and Mat Hona as Tutanekai. Courtesy of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision. Presented by: Friends of Rotorua Museum

Grey Power Rotorua Annual General Meeting

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Jun 2018

Grey Power Rotorua Annual General Meeting

Grey Power Rotorua will be holding its Annual General meeting in order to report on the year's activities, and elect a new committee for the 2018/2019 year. Fletcher Tabuteau, Deputy Leader of New Zealand First will deliver the key note address entitled "200 days on" at 1pm. Members of the public, whether members of Grey Power Rotorua or not are welcome to attend the key note address. This will be followed by a brief opportunity to meet with Fletcher Tabuteau and committee members, after which the meeting will be closed for the Annual General Meeting of members.

Taiopenga Hangarau Rotorua Tech Festival 2018

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Jun 2018

Taiopenga Hangarau Rotorua Tech Festival 2018

The Taiopenga Hangarau Rotorua Tech Festival 2018 is a series of tech themed activities over three days, Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 June, to help businesses launch, grow and scale with tech. It includes - Free tech-fueled clinics, leveraging the skills and experience of local businesses and experts - Free co-working at Firestation. - Free evening Rotorua X Connect event with founder of SwipedOn, Hadleigh Ford, sharing his journey of launching a successful global tech business. Event schedule: 26 June 2018 - 9-10am - Tracking online marketing ROI - David Remmerswaal from Dubzz Digital Marketing - 11-12pm - Protect your IP - Mark Copeland from Mark Copeland Lawyers - 1-2pm - Photography for digital marketing - Mead Norton from Mead Norton Photography - 3-4pm - Unleashing Innovation - Darren McGarvie from Firestation 27th June 2018 - 9-10am - Best apps to use for Marketing - Rachael McGarvie from Firestation - 11-12pm - Going Global from Rotorua - Ali Pottinger and Kerry Suter from Squadrun - 1-2pm - Raising Angel Investment - Julian So - Angel Investor and CFO of tech business Swipedon - 5:30-7pm - Rotorua X Connect - Scaling a tech business - Guest Speaker: founder Hadleigh Ford from SwipedOn 28th June 2018 - 8.30-9.30am - Getting your head around virtual reality - Matt Browning & Andrew Wilson from Salt & Tonic - 10-11am - Virtual reality applications for tourism - Matt Browning & Andrew Wilson from Salt & Tonic - 12-1pm - Virtual Reality Showcase - Matt Browning & Andrew Wilson from Salt & Tonic - 2-3pm - Growing a digital platform - Steve Holmes and Bobby Howard from YouthHub - 4-5pm - The ins & outs of electric vehicles - Jason Diprose from Energy One For more information about each session visit - www.thefirestation.nz/techfest18/