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      Feb 2018

      Staying Safe Around Dogs

      Rotorua SPCA and their furry friend, Max the Border Collie Cross, are running a child-friendly session on keeping safe around dogs. Find out about the dos and don'ts of dog safety including how to approach dogs and what to do if a dog is running at you or knocks you over. While your own furry friends will need to stay at home, parents and young children are invited to come along and learn to stay safe. Booking/Cost: Gold coin koha. Booking required as numbers are limited. Visit our website for booking. Made possible thanks to our Discovery Space Programmes Partner, the Wright Family Foundation.

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      Feb 2018

      He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers

      Under Fives can take flight with He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our fun, developmental sessions focus on story time, songs, action rhymes, instruments, movement and craft. ??Tailored specifically for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers? supports and fosters children's literacy, social, cognitive, motor and musical skills whilst bonding with their caregivers through shared music, action, literary and craft activities. ???Come along - read, dance, rock and create!

    • 21

      Feb 2018

      He Pipi Paopao - First Steps?

      Under Twos can take their first steps to opening up a world of literacy and wellbeing with He Pipi Paopao - First Steps. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our interactive sessions focus on active movement, touch and massage between baby and parent while nurturing development of language, social, cognitive and motor skills. He Pipi Paopao - First Steps is a fun programme for under twos and their caregivers. Join us for songs, rhymes and finger play songs with your little one. Come along - dance and play.

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      Feb 2018

      Ice Skate Tour

      Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Prices are $8 for kids under 16, $12 for adults and $35 for a family pass (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids) which includes ice skates, helmet, gloves and at least half an hour ice skating (longer if capacity allows). MoreFM will complete the experience with their bubble machines and will have the music cranking. Check out iceskatetour.co.nz for more details. Eftpos and credit card facilities are available at the ice skate rink. Looking for a fun(d)raiser? Get in touch! Check out the website for more info.

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      Feb 2018

      He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers

      Under Fives can take flight with He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our fun, developmental sessions focus on story time, songs, action rhymes, instruments, movement and craft. ??Tailored specifically for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers? supports and fosters children's literacy, social, cognitive, motor and musical skills whilst bonding with their caregivers through shared music, action, literary and craft activities. ???Come along - read, dance, rock and create!

      22

      Feb 2018

      Ice Skate Tour

      Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Prices are $8 for kids under 16, $12 for adults and $35 for a family pass (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids) which includes ice skates, helmet, gloves and at least half an hour ice skating (longer if capacity allows). MoreFM will complete the experience with their bubble machines and will have the music cranking. Check out iceskatetour.co.nz for more details. Eftpos and credit card facilities are available at the ice skate rink. Looking for a fun(d)raiser? Get in touch! Check out the website for more info.

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      Feb 2018

      Rotorua Night Market

      The Rotorua Night Market is a must do while in Rotorua! This event is for locals and visitors alike, it is family friendly with great food, music and boutique stalls. Experience every Thursday evening in the 'Heart of Tutanekai Street’ (between Haupapa and Hinemoa Streets). This high-profile, main street location comes to life with permanent LED lighting and sound providing a festive community atmosphere for residents and visitors. Follow us on Facebook for regular updates about what is happening at this week's event! Enjoy the boutique-style shopping experience with the best the region has to offer in arts, crafts and produce from local growers. Taste the variety of ethnic cuisine (including Croatian, Indian, French patisseries, handmade Italian pasta and of course local kai) and be entertained by local musicians. See you there!

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      Feb 2018

      Ice Skate Tour

      Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Prices are $8 for kids under 16, $12 for adults and $35 for a family pass (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids) which includes ice skates, helmet, gloves and at least half an hour ice skating (longer if capacity allows). MoreFM will complete the experience with their bubble machines and will have the music cranking. Check out iceskatetour.co.nz for more details. Eftpos and credit card facilities are available at the ice skate rink. Looking for a fun(d)raiser? Get in touch! Check out the website for more info.

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      Feb 2018

      ACF18: 100% Flavour Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2018

      This 100% Cuban festival held in Rotorua, New Zealand, has 20+ hours of workshops with world class International and Local Cuban instructors, Crazy Cuban parties every night, with the best Cuban music around. The largest community-based Cuban dance and music event in New Zealand. A Cuban Showcase of performances on Saturday night, sure to wow. Every year it attracts some of the best Cuban dance instructors, performer and participants from around the world and New Zealand who come to share the sounds, rhythms and dances of the Afro-Cuban beat with Kiwis who love Cuban dance. All the Cuban dance styles will be covered to ensure you take away more than just great memories. The festival has a special journey for all levels of dancers that covers the fundamental techniques you need to know from afro-Cuban dance, lots of Rueda classes through to essentials of musicality. International and national Cuban superstars led by our Creative Director Greydis Montero Liranza will take you on a Cuban journey. The Festival is a three-day event commencing on the evening of Friday 23rd February - with the registration desk opening at 4:15pm; our Whakatau (formal welcome) at 4.45pm then the start of workshops at 5:30pm and end at 8:30pm. This is followed by a Dance Party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, starting at 10pm, which is led by a Cuban Salsa DJ. This concludes at 12am Saturday morning. Saturday 24th February- starts at 10.00am with workshops concluding at 5:30pm. The evening starts at 8:30pm with the intimate floor Showcase of Cuban Dance during a Dance party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, concluding at 2.00 am Sunday 25th Feburary - starts at 11am with further Cuban Dance Workshops, concluding at 3:30pm. We formalise closure of our Festival with a Poroporoake (final farewells and karakia). An informal after party on Sunday evening (TBA) will cap off the weekend of fun and celebration of 100% yummy Cuban Flavour.

    • 24

      Feb 2018

      Ice Skate Tour

      Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Prices are $8 for kids under 16, $12 for adults and $35 for a family pass (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids) which includes ice skates, helmet, gloves and at least half an hour ice skating (longer if capacity allows). MoreFM will complete the experience with their bubble machines and will have the music cranking. Check out iceskatetour.co.nz for more details. Eftpos and credit card facilities are available at the ice skate rink. Looking for a fun(d)raiser? Get in touch! Check out the website for more info.

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      Feb 2018

      ACF18: 100% Flavour Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2018

      This 100% Cuban festival held in Rotorua, New Zealand, has 20+ hours of workshops with world class International and Local Cuban instructors, Crazy Cuban parties every night, with the best Cuban music around. The largest community-based Cuban dance and music event in New Zealand. A Cuban Showcase of performances on Saturday night, sure to wow. Every year it attracts some of the best Cuban dance instructors, performer and participants from around the world and New Zealand who come to share the sounds, rhythms and dances of the Afro-Cuban beat with Kiwis who love Cuban dance. All the Cuban dance styles will be covered to ensure you take away more than just great memories. The festival has a special journey for all levels of dancers that covers the fundamental techniques you need to know from afro-Cuban dance, lots of Rueda classes through to essentials of musicality. International and national Cuban superstars led by our Creative Director Greydis Montero Liranza will take you on a Cuban journey. The Festival is a three-day event commencing on the evening of Friday 23rd February - with the registration desk opening at 4:15pm; our Whakatau (formal welcome) at 4.45pm then the start of workshops at 5:30pm and end at 8:30pm. This is followed by a Dance Party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, starting at 10pm, which is led by a Cuban Salsa DJ. This concludes at 12am Saturday morning. Saturday 24th February- starts at 10.00am with workshops concluding at 5:30pm. The evening starts at 8:30pm with the intimate floor Showcase of Cuban Dance during a Dance party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, concluding at 2.00 am Sunday 25th Feburary - starts at 11am with further Cuban Dance Workshops, concluding at 3:30pm. We formalise closure of our Festival with a Poroporoake (final farewells and karakia). An informal after party on Sunday evening (TBA) will cap off the weekend of fun and celebration of 100% yummy Cuban Flavour.

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      Feb 2018

      Rotorua Farmers Market

      The Rotorua Farmers Market sells a range of fresh, local produce and specialty foods from handcrafted wooden barrows. The event also features local musicians each week, creating a fun, family-friendly atmosphere in the heart of Rotorua.

      25

      Feb 2018

      Ice Skate Tour

      Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Prices are $8 for kids under 16, $12 for adults and $35 for a family pass (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids) which includes ice skates, helmet, gloves and at least half an hour ice skating (longer if capacity allows). MoreFM will complete the experience with their bubble machines and will have the music cranking. Check out iceskatetour.co.nz for more details. Eftpos and credit card facilities are available at the ice skate rink. Looking for a fun(d)raiser? Get in touch! Check out the website for more info.

      25

      Feb 2018

      ACF18: 100% Flavour Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2018

      This 100% Cuban festival held in Rotorua, New Zealand, has 20+ hours of workshops with world class International and Local Cuban instructors, Crazy Cuban parties every night, with the best Cuban music around. The largest community-based Cuban dance and music event in New Zealand. A Cuban Showcase of performances on Saturday night, sure to wow. Every year it attracts some of the best Cuban dance instructors, performer and participants from around the world and New Zealand who come to share the sounds, rhythms and dances of the Afro-Cuban beat with Kiwis who love Cuban dance. All the Cuban dance styles will be covered to ensure you take away more than just great memories. The festival has a special journey for all levels of dancers that covers the fundamental techniques you need to know from afro-Cuban dance, lots of Rueda classes through to essentials of musicality. International and national Cuban superstars led by our Creative Director Greydis Montero Liranza will take you on a Cuban journey. The Festival is a three-day event commencing on the evening of Friday 23rd February - with the registration desk opening at 4:15pm; our Whakatau (formal welcome) at 4.45pm then the start of workshops at 5:30pm and end at 8:30pm. This is followed by a Dance Party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, starting at 10pm, which is led by a Cuban Salsa DJ. This concludes at 12am Saturday morning. Saturday 24th February- starts at 10.00am with workshops concluding at 5:30pm. The evening starts at 8:30pm with the intimate floor Showcase of Cuban Dance during a Dance party at Crates and Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street, concluding at 2.00 am Sunday 25th Feburary - starts at 11am with further Cuban Dance Workshops, concluding at 3:30pm. We formalise closure of our Festival with a Poroporoake (final farewells and karakia). An informal after party on Sunday evening (TBA) will cap off the weekend of fun and celebration of 100% yummy Cuban Flavour.