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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.

Grey Power Rotorua Public Election Candidates Meeting

10

Aug 2020

Grey Power Rotorua Public Election Candidates Meeting

The Grey Power Rotorua Association Inc acts as an advocate on behalf of seniors on those matters that affect them to local, national and government policy-making bodies. We also create opportunities for our members to inform themselves and participate in such advocacy. We are not aligned with any political organisation or other lobby group other than the Federation of Grey Power Associations. At the time of this notice the following candidates have accepted Grey Power Rotorua's invitation to give their responses to five pre-notified questions regarding superannuation, the Rates Rebate Scheme, access to health services and disability access, establishing the office of a Commissioner for Seniors, and their views on what the term "economic recovery" means to them and their Party. Rotorua Electorate Alan Tane Solomon, New Conservatives Claire Mahon, Labour Fletcher Tabuteau, NZ First Kaya Sparks, Greens Pete Kirkwood, ACT Todd McClay, National Waiariki Electorate Hannah Tamaki, Vision NZ On 10 August, YOU will have two opportunities to hear the candidates, 2pm and 7pm, at Linton Park Community Centre. Candidates will speak at both sessions, so you are welcome to attend both, or the one the fits in better with your timetable. All are invited to attend. We welcome new members, and for details of how to join and information about the Grey Power Electricity discounts available exclusively to members, regular outings, forums, and getting involved, visit our website, or call in to our office (immediately behind Age Concern) at 1333 Eruera St,, 11-2 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

11

Aug 2020

Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

Compass Seminars is delighted to bring you the opportunity to spend a day with Sir Mason Durie who will discuss a range of topics relating to principles for working with Māori and Māori development. Sir Mason speaks with a freshness and clarity of understanding, if you have been fortunate enough to hear him speak before you will know that this is an opportunity not to be missed. Regardless of whether your professional focus is on prevention, promotion, treatment, education, rehabilitation or development, well-being is ultimately dependent upon the dynamic interaction of people with each other and with the wider cultural, social, economic, political and physical environments in which people live. Sir Mason will unwrap how Māori wellbeing is the product of these combined forces acting on the past and present experiences so that future prospects can be enhanced. Some of the key areas that will be discussed include: - Mauri Ora, Mauri Noho – flourishing and languishing - Te Pae Mahutonga - Navigating towards health and wellbeing - Oranga whanau – family foundations for health and wellbeing - He Huarahi Oranga – best outcomes for therapeutic encounters - Kawa Oranga – addressing contemporary environments - He Ara Oranga – pathways to mental health and wellness - Whakawatea te Ara – paradigm shifts for health and wellbeing - The application of Māori perspectives to therapeutic interventions Sir Mason will be speaking about issues that are relevant to all professionals working in health, welfare, education and community settings. Sir Mason Durie is from Rangitane, Ngāti Kauwhata and Ngāti Raukawa. He is a medical practitioner and specialist psychiatrist and has held the positions of Professor of Māori Studies and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Massey University. He has particular interests in health, education, indigenous advancement, mental health care and Māori development. He has served on a number of Boards and Trusts, including the Families Commission, Secondary Futures, Te Papa Tongarewa, the Foundation for Research Science and Technology, the National Health Committee, the Mental Health Foundation, the Alcohol & Liquor Advisory Council, the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Māori Health, the Whānau Ora Governance Group and the Mental Health Foundation. He was knighted in 2010 for his contributions to Public Health and especially to Māori Health. We would recommend you register early as Sir Mason’s previous seminars have been fully subscribed.

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

11

Aug 2020

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Rotorua! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! What you need to know about this event: Drinks: Does not include a complimentary drink on arrival, available for purchase during the event. Food: Want to enjoy dinner too? Good Eastern's dinner menu will be available throughout the event Paintvine is taking the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 - you can see what we are doing by checking our COVID-Safe page. https://paintvine.co.nz/pages/covid-safe What is Paintvine? It’s a fun social painting class where our artists will run you through step-by-step instructions on how to create your very own masterpiece in a fun and relaxed bar in Rotorua. Perfect for dates, catching up with mates or for meeting new friends. We provide all the materials you need (high-quality canvas, acrylic paint, brushes). All you need to bring is your creative spirit (or find some at the bottom of a glass). At the end of the night, you will leave with your own painting ready to hang up on your wall. For tickets, future events, FAQs and more info head to the Paintvine website.