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World's highest rafted waterfall

No visit to Rotorua is complete without checking off the world's highest waterfall.

Ghost Canoe foretells of mighty eruption

Violent and unexpected, the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera was one of New Zealand's greatest natural disasters.

Cheap Eats for Backpackers in Rotorua

The best places to eat without breaking the budget! Don't go past the dumplings!

Bollywood star shares a muddy secret

Nargis Fakhri is an actress and model who loves Rotorua's natural thermal mud

Rotorua wins again best Off Road Riding

Rotorua takes out best Off Road & Adventure Riding locations two years running!

Rotorua Night Market gets flashmobbed!

Visitors to Rotorua Night Market last night were treated to an awesome haka display.

Rotorua encourages locals and visitors to join the Giant Haka

In the build up to the Māori All Blacks vs the British & Irish Lions on 17 June 2017 Rotorua will attempt to beat the current Guinness World Record for the largest haka.

Rotorua is New Zealand's backpackers playground

We know Rotorua is one of the best places to visit for a backpacking holiday... But don't just take our word for it!

The love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai

Pokarekare Ana is a beautiful song which tells the love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai. Learn about the history and translations of the song.

Amazing Race style event for school holidays

Digital technology meets the Rotorua Redwoods in a series of school holiday missions.. do you choose to accept it?

10 of the best creatures to see in Rotorua

Whether you are a fan of two or four legged creatures, winged or finned, Rotorua has it all!

10 ideas for Instagramming in Rotorua

Rotorua has some spectacular scenery! Which means its so easy to get great shots to share with the world.

Discover Rotorua in Autumn

Autumn is a great time to visit Rotorua, with countless geothermal attractions and some of the best walking and mountain biking trails on the planet!

Ghost in the Shell actor visits Rotorua attractions

The film adaptation of the famous Japanese manga Ghost in the Shell puts New Zealand in the picture!

Family Fun at Crankworx Rotorua 2017

Don't leave the kids at home! Bring them along to Kidsworx . Great fun for all the family at Crankworx 2017.

Affinity lights up Rotorua in April

An artistic and interactive installation will be lighting up inner city Rotorua next month.

Royalty descends on Rotorua's Skyline Gravity Park

Who will reign King and Queen in Rotorua's ultimate mountain biking event?

10 Great Rotorua Mountain Bike Rides

The team at DOC have helped us put together 10 Must Do Mountain Bike Trails around Rotorua.

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