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Live life here in Rotorua!

Rotorua has an abundance of natural resources: sparkling lakes and rivers,native and exotic forests, and geothermal features, naturally occuring hot springs and hot pools. There are over 100 parks, reserves and gardens and over 150km of first class mountain biking trails.

Rotorua's central location, public transport, and easy connection to the greater Bay of Plenty region and beyond are just some of the reasons Rotorua is the ideal place to live.  The demand for skilled labour is up in Rotorua and the median house price is well below the national average, making it the ideal place to live, work, bring up a family and enjoy a little piece of paradise.

Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

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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.

Costumiers Fantasy Masquerade Ball

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Jul 2020

Costumiers Fantasy Masquerade Ball

Inspired by fantasy masquerades and hotel based conventions abroad, CNZ Wild Adventures presents the "Costumiers Fantasy Masquerade Ball" weekend. Two full evenings of glorious and terrifying costumes, music, socialising, food and drinks, all held within the warmth of a hotel. Creatures of Atlantis (Friday) Descend into Neptune's underwater world with a cocktail party in & around the enclosed heated thermal pool. Mermaids, merman & sea creatures, swimwear cosplay, Moana and more... - 8.00pm - 11.30pm - Complimentary drink - Live music - Cash bar - Light supper provided Fantasy Masquerade (Saturday) Enter the fantasy world where goblin meets girl, Princess meets beast, creature meets couture, then dance into the night with creature, royalty, faire folk, other world and more. Pre-function Promenade: - 6.30pm - 8pm - Complimentary drink - Light nibbles - Photo wall with official photographer - Entertainers Fantasy Masquerade Ball - 8pm - 12.30am - Light supper Costume will be mandatory for admittance to all events. No costume, no admittance. Guests are encourage to stay at the hotel to make the most of the weekend, however this is not mandatory. This event is a not-for-profit initiative created especially for the creative communities of New Zealand (cosplay, steampunk, larp, medieval, costumiers, designers etc) However anyone is welcome to attend so long as suitably attired in costume). Limited tickets will be available.

Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show

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Jul 2020

Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show

Held over three days, the Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show brings together the very best in products and services for the home and lifestyle products. With over 150 companies involved take your time to explore all the various sites on display including kitchens, flooring, appliances, heating, new building, gourmet food, artisan goods, lifestyle products, new cars and so much more. We look forward to seeing you at the Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show this July. For more details please call us on 06 354 0498, email - enquire@events.nzme.co.nz or see the website.