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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.

Radix Nutrition XTerra Rotorua Festival

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Apr 2020

Radix Nutrition XTerra Rotorua Festival

At XTERRA we want everyone to "live more". Our focus is to inspire people to get out and be active in New Zealand’s great outdoors. Since its inception 15 years ago, the XTERRA Rotorua Festival has grown to become one of the best XTERRA events in the world. Each year we offer nine events for competitors to choose from and are set in and around Rotorua’s Blue Lake and Whakarewarewa Forest. It is without question amongst the most beautiful scenery in New Zealand. 5.5km, 11km, 21km trail walk or run - people of all abilities can participate in any of the three distances which are set in stunning forest scenery. 26km mountain bike event - this event is for mountain biking and general fitness athletes with some mountain bike experience, set in stunning forest scenery and on world class trails. Duathlon Long Course - 26km MTB and 11km run. XTERRA Individuals Short Course - 500m swim, 12km MTB and 5.5km run New for 2016 is this exciting event. This event is a great opportunity for new competitors, or those who want a less-demanding XTERRA experience. The mountain bike course has been designed so it is not technical and 90% on open dirt roads. XTERRA Individuals Long Course - 1km swim, 26km MTB and 11km run This event is for multisport, triathlon, mountain biking and general fitness athletes of all abilities. The course is not for novice mountain bikers. You can enter as an individual or get 2 or 3 people together and enter as a team.

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake

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Mar 2020

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake

Our only two-day event returns for another action-packed weekend at Rotorua’s stunning Blue Lake! The Generation Homes Legend of the Lake boasts the only fresh water location in our Series with a huge variety of experiences on offer for the entire family. From the Banana Boat OceanKids swims to short and ultra-distance options, there’s a challenge to suit swimmers of all ages and abilities. In a return following a superb debut, the Amphibian event will again pair swimming and running for a unique challenge in a breathtaking setting. Keen to travel to this event? Get your plans sorted soon to get the best deals on flights and accommodation. Swim and Amphibian options, course maps, pricing and all the info you need is available on the event website.

Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2020

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Mar 2020

Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2020

Welcome to the home of the Aotearoa Cuban Festival. This festival is the largest community based Cuban dance and music event in New Zealand and held in Rotorua, New Zealand. Every year it attracts some of the best Cuban dance instructors, performers 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, music and 100% spice for your dance and your life. 2020 festival preparations have begun, pencil into your dance diary - 6th to the 8th of March 2020, with some community events preceding. The festival location is Lakes Performing Arts Company, 1215 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua - right in the middle of the city. The party and performances are a short walk around the corner to Crates n Cues, 1237 Pukuatua Street. In the spirit of Cuba. The venues will provide plenty of heat so be prepared - air conditioning is for offices. Please note that in attending the festival you are acknowledging that any media gathered in relation to their activities by, or on behalf of, the charitable trust operating as The New Zealand Cuban Festival Trust is permitted to be used in social media, promotion and funding applications by, and only by, the Trust.