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DOING BUSINESS IN ROTORUA

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.

Rotorua Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

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Aug 2019

Rotorua Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age and older. Challenge yourself on a course that includes swamp crossings, a spiders web net climb, crawl under barb wire, beautiful native bush trails, tunnels, hurdles, a climbing frame not to mention, mud mud and more mud! Our events have awesome spot prizes, merit prizes, amazing goodie bags, souvenir coffee mugs, challenging obstacles, a fun atmosphere, hot showers and plenty of free parking. Grab your friends, workmates or family together for a truly amazing experience! The event is located at Lakes Ranch, an outdoor pursuit/equestrian centre 15 minutes east of Rotorua on SH30. Just follow the signs to Hells Gate and Lakes Ranch is located directly opposite. This venue provides a magnificent course with spectacular scenery for the ultimate experience. Numbers are limited to 2000 competitors.

Folk Jazz Poetry Amongst the Bookshelves

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Aug 2019

Folk Jazz Poetry Amongst the Bookshelves

For music and poetry lovers, time for indulgence and inspiration when folk- jazz and poetry meet amongst the bookshelves of Rotorua's acclaimed McLeod's Booksellers. The evening features: - Siobhan Harvey acclaimed poet, prose writer, editor, reviewer, and lecturer of creative writing at Auckland University of Technology. - Hanna Wiskari-Griffiths saxophonist & Tristan Hancock guitarist (https://www.facebook.com/pg/tristanandhanna) and explorers of the world of jazz world and Swedish traditional music who will also create improvised soundscapes with influences from India and Aotearoa in an exciting collaboration with - Angela Frank, Rotorua poet, performer and arts advocate. - Plus spot readings by invited local poets. The event is suitable for all ages however may have more appeal to adults. A koha/ donation is most welcome. Event supported by McLeod Booksellers and Rotorua Lakes Council, and is organised by Frank Walker - an art collaboration of Angela Frank and Jill Walker. For further information about this event contact Jill or Angela email poetrybombrotorua@gmail.com. Plus Check out www.facebook.com/PoetryBOMBrotorua for more information of events & activities happening between 19th August and 3rd September, including ‘Ngā Kupu o Ngā Wahine - Words of Women’ open mic poetry, Poetry in Windows, Poetry on Te Aka Mauri - Rotorua Library Community Pride Screen, Rotorua Mad Poets Rhythm and Rhyme and more.

Mapping Histories: Story Telling With Maps Workshop

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Aug 2019

Mapping Histories: Story Telling With Maps Workshop

This workshop is part of the Te Akatea Winter Series. In this Telling Stories with Maps workshop, local historian and researcher Ben Manley will introduce free, basic tools that can combine maps with narrative text, images or video to create interactive, visual narratives.