• 18

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      18

      Jan 2020

      Live Music On the Lakeland Queen

      Get a group of friends or family together and jump on board for a night of great food, live music and cruising on the Lakeland Queen. From 7:15 pm enjoy live entertainment before departing at 8:00 pm for an hour-long cruise on Lake Rotorua during which you can enjoy a 'kiwi' buffet dinner. Afterwards, the boat will remain dockside with the live music and fully licensed bars continuing for your enjoyment. Book your tickets today. Call 07348 0265 or info@lakelandqueen.com

    • 19

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      19

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua UkeBox - Ukulele Strum-along and Open Mic Sessions

      Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum in the Te Runanga Tea House. Open to both players and non-players alike, UkeBox is a forum for all who enjoy ukulele and music. Rotorua’s own ukulele group, the Thermaleles, will lead a community sing/play along and an open mic session for anyone who would like to perform. There will be hands-on learning opportunities and the Thermaleles will perform 2 or 3 of their own original songs. Requests for material to be covered or songsheets to be used during UkeBox, should be emailed to Julie.parsons@rotorualc.nz or posted to @RotoruaUkeBox Facebook page. Participation and watching UkeBox performances in Te Runanga Tea House is free of charge, although UkeBox will be asking for a gold coin donation to assist with costs.

      19

      Jan 2020

      Soft Tip Darts Tournament - Roto-Vegas Soft Tip Darts Night

      Are you hard enough to play Soft Tip Darts?

    • 20

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Seniors – An Art Interaction

      Please load to Creative Rotorua Web and facebook, and General Eventfinda. Can co-host with RLC and Creative Communities. Public dates: Monday 9 Dec 2019 – 18 Mar 2020 - however RLC closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020. Opening times: 8am – 5pm weekdays. An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and loved working with paint, clay, fabric and glue. The results are fabulous in their colour and freedom of expression and the senior’s joy of connecting with their inner creativity. Rotorua Seniors – an Art Interaction is on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from Monday 9 Dec 2019 – Wednesday 18 Mar 2020. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm, however will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020.

      20

      Jan 2020

      Fish Out of Water Art Trail

      Explore central Rotorua this summer and find the beautiful decorated fish created by local artists. Get a free trail map from the Rotorua iSite (Fenton Street) or any of the Fish Host venues and find all 13 fish to go in the prize draw. You also get the chance to pick your favourite fish for the People’s Choice Award. The Fish out of Water Art Trail began 15 years ago to celebrate Rotorua’s magnificent lakes and fisheries. There are 16 lakes in the Rotorua region, and 15 of those are fishable. The fish stock is mainly rainbow and brown trout with brook char and tiger trout also present. Big thanks to the Fish Host venues: - Rotorua iSite - Portico Gallery - McLeods Booksellers - The Rotorua Cycle Centre - O’Keefe’s Anglers Depot - Monkey Kids - The Living Room Collective - Trade Aid - Atlantis Books - Artworks - Cafe de Paris - Simply Different - The Arts Village Take a picture with your favourite fish and tag us in! @Fishoutofwaterrotorua #Fishoutofwaterrotorua Entries need to be received by 5pm, 3 February 2020. Enter at the Rotorua iSite or any of the Fish Host locations.

      20

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

    • 21

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Seniors – An Art Interaction

      Please load to Creative Rotorua Web and facebook, and General Eventfinda. Can co-host with RLC and Creative Communities. Public dates: Monday 9 Dec 2019 – 18 Mar 2020 - however RLC closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020. Opening times: 8am – 5pm weekdays. An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and loved working with paint, clay, fabric and glue. The results are fabulous in their colour and freedom of expression and the senior’s joy of connecting with their inner creativity. Rotorua Seniors – an Art Interaction is on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from Monday 9 Dec 2019 – Wednesday 18 Mar 2020. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm, however will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020.

      21

      Jan 2020

      Fish Out of Water Art Trail

      Explore central Rotorua this summer and find the beautiful decorated fish created by local artists. Get a free trail map from the Rotorua iSite (Fenton Street) or any of the Fish Host venues and find all 13 fish to go in the prize draw. You also get the chance to pick your favourite fish for the People’s Choice Award. The Fish out of Water Art Trail began 15 years ago to celebrate Rotorua’s magnificent lakes and fisheries. There are 16 lakes in the Rotorua region, and 15 of those are fishable. The fish stock is mainly rainbow and brown trout with brook char and tiger trout also present. Big thanks to the Fish Host venues: - Rotorua iSite - Portico Gallery - McLeods Booksellers - The Rotorua Cycle Centre - O’Keefe’s Anglers Depot - Monkey Kids - The Living Room Collective - Trade Aid - Atlantis Books - Artworks - Cafe de Paris - Simply Different - The Arts Village Take a picture with your favourite fish and tag us in! @Fishoutofwaterrotorua #Fishoutofwaterrotorua Entries need to be received by 5pm, 3 February 2020. Enter at the Rotorua iSite or any of the Fish Host locations.

      21

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      21

      Jan 2020

      Pub Quiz Night - Believe It Or Not Quiz Nights

      - If you are in Roto-Vegas Rotorua on Tuesday - Do not miss this! - Come and test your knowledge against the famous Believe It Or Not questions. With a pre-quiz game, the Main Quiz, and other on-the-spot prizes, and Bar Tab's, everyone can be a winner! Join us for two hours of exciting big screen trivia action.With brand new themed rounds each and every week there is something for everyone. The Quiz is free to play (No Cover Charge) - Get a team together (2 or more) and come on down for stacks of fun! If you are new to Roto-Vegas,or your freinds and familiy are not pub quiz people and you cant make up a team, come on your own, ask for Chris, and we will fit you into a team! All content is fair, fresh but challenging and it doesn't matter if you're 18 or 118, there'll be answers that you will help out with. This is an Event for people 18+ only Got a question you need answered about this event? Phone us now on 0800 RotoVegas... we are here to help. Email: pubquiz@roto-vegas.co.nz Phone or Text: 027 2222 800 - Tables open from 5.00pm - Free Off Street Car Parking for 100+ Cars - Easy Wheelchair Access - Great selection of food available - Hot Food - Rotorua's #1 Famous Pizzas - Chris's World Famous Burgers - Chips - Wedges - Milkshakes - and Bar Snacks - Awesome bar staff! - Come on down to Rotorua's famous Roto-Vegas Quiz Night. #BelieveItorNotQuiz #Quiz #PubQuiz #RotoruaQuiz #Bion #BionQuiz #TriviaTuesday #PubTriviaTuesday #RotoVegas #Rotorua #PubTrivia #RotoVegasQuiz #RotoVegasPubQuiz #NoCoverCharge #GetYourSeatEarlyAndRelax #0800RotoVegas

    • 22

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Seniors – An Art Interaction

      Please load to Creative Rotorua Web and facebook, and General Eventfinda. Can co-host with RLC and Creative Communities. Public dates: Monday 9 Dec 2019 – 18 Mar 2020 - however RLC closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020. Opening times: 8am – 5pm weekdays. An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and loved working with paint, clay, fabric and glue. The results are fabulous in their colour and freedom of expression and the senior’s joy of connecting with their inner creativity. Rotorua Seniors – an Art Interaction is on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from Monday 9 Dec 2019 – Wednesday 18 Mar 2020. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm, however will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020.

      22

      Jan 2020

      Fish Out of Water Art Trail

      Explore central Rotorua this summer and find the beautiful decorated fish created by local artists. Get a free trail map from the Rotorua iSite (Fenton Street) or any of the Fish Host venues and find all 13 fish to go in the prize draw. You also get the chance to pick your favourite fish for the People’s Choice Award. The Fish out of Water Art Trail began 15 years ago to celebrate Rotorua’s magnificent lakes and fisheries. There are 16 lakes in the Rotorua region, and 15 of those are fishable. The fish stock is mainly rainbow and brown trout with brook char and tiger trout also present. Big thanks to the Fish Host venues: - Rotorua iSite - Portico Gallery - McLeods Booksellers - The Rotorua Cycle Centre - O’Keefe’s Anglers Depot - Monkey Kids - The Living Room Collective - Trade Aid - Atlantis Books - Artworks - Cafe de Paris - Simply Different - The Arts Village Take a picture with your favourite fish and tag us in! @Fishoutofwaterrotorua #Fishoutofwaterrotorua Entries need to be received by 5pm, 3 February 2020. Enter at the Rotorua iSite or any of the Fish Host locations.

      22

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      22

      Jan 2020

      Poker Night – Texas Hold'em Tournament

      Going to be in Roto-Vegas, Rotorua on Wednesday Night? Don't be afraid. Wednesday night poker is back in Roto-Vegas, Rotorua Attention! Attention! New game, new game! Up to $5000 cash in prize money. Poker players you know you want to.. so don't miss out! Rego from 6.30pm Tournament Start's 7pm (Cards fly on the Felt) Late entries allowed until 8:00pm (end of the first break) Friendly TD with a smile. Great friendly environment. Great weekly Cash & Prizes to be won! Come along for a great evening of entertainment! $20 entry plus 2 x $20 rebuy and 1 x $10 Add on allowed until end of first break. Food and Drink points start from 4pm for extra chips, end's at 8pm (end of first break). Poker players you know you want to, so don't miss out. Phone/Text Tournament Director - 027 2222 800. Got a question you need answered about this event? Phone us now on 0800 RotoVegas or Email: poker@roto-vegas.co.nz... we are here to help. - Tables open from 6pm - Courtesy Car Available $3 per person each way - Can pick you up from home and drop you back home - Free Off Street Car Parking for 100+ Cars - Easy Wheelchair Access - Free Wifi - Great selection of food available - Hot Food - Rotorua's #1 Pizzas - Burgers - Chips - Wedges - Milkshakes - and Bar Snacks See you all there! #RotoVegasPoker #RotoVegas #RotoVegasPokerClub #RotoVegasPokerClubIncorporated #RotoruaPoker #TexasHoldem #RotoVegasPokerPlayers #TexasHoldemPoker #GetYourSeatEarlyAndRelax #Rotorua #0800RotoVegas

    • 23

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Seniors – An Art Interaction

      Please load to Creative Rotorua Web and facebook, and General Eventfinda. Can co-host with RLC and Creative Communities. Public dates: Monday 9 Dec 2019 – 18 Mar 2020 - however RLC closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020. Opening times: 8am – 5pm weekdays. An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and loved working with paint, clay, fabric and glue. The results are fabulous in their colour and freedom of expression and the senior’s joy of connecting with their inner creativity. Rotorua Seniors – an Art Interaction is on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from Monday 9 Dec 2019 – Wednesday 18 Mar 2020. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm, however will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020.

      23

      Jan 2020

      Fish Out of Water Art Trail

      Explore central Rotorua this summer and find the beautiful decorated fish created by local artists. Get a free trail map from the Rotorua iSite (Fenton Street) or any of the Fish Host venues and find all 13 fish to go in the prize draw. You also get the chance to pick your favourite fish for the People’s Choice Award. The Fish out of Water Art Trail began 15 years ago to celebrate Rotorua’s magnificent lakes and fisheries. There are 16 lakes in the Rotorua region, and 15 of those are fishable. The fish stock is mainly rainbow and brown trout with brook char and tiger trout also present. Big thanks to the Fish Host venues: - Rotorua iSite - Portico Gallery - McLeods Booksellers - The Rotorua Cycle Centre - O’Keefe’s Anglers Depot - Monkey Kids - The Living Room Collective - Trade Aid - Atlantis Books - Artworks - Cafe de Paris - Simply Different - The Arts Village Take a picture with your favourite fish and tag us in! @Fishoutofwaterrotorua #Fishoutofwaterrotorua Entries need to be received by 5pm, 3 February 2020. Enter at the Rotorua iSite or any of the Fish Host locations.

      23

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      23

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Chinese New Year Festival 2020

      The Rotorua Chinese Community Association alongside Multicultural Rotorua and Rotorua Lakes Council look forward to sharing a fun evening of Chinese food, culture, dance, crafts and more at Te Manawa (corner of Hinemoa and Tutanekai Streets) from 5pm – 9pm on Thursday 23 January 2020. The festival will take place alongside the regular Rotorua Night Market and celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. This year is the Year of the Rat, the very first of all the Chinese zodiac animals. Celebrate Chinese cuisine with dumplings, pork buns, rice cakes and more while you watch traditional dragon dances and other cultural performances. Learn your future for 2020 from a fortune cookie and take part in the red envelope tradition where stallholders will give children red envelopes – there will be great prizes up for grabs! Watch the Dumpling Eating Competition while children enjoy Chinese crafts and calligraphy. Enjoy the festival atmosphere with red lanterns and couplets (red banners wishing good fortune and happiness) strung across Te Manawa.

      23

      Jan 2020

      8-Ball Pool Open Singles Comp

      - If you are in Roto-Vegas, Rotorua on Thursday - Do not miss this! What better way to spend a Thursday evening than an open 8 ball pool tournament at the pub?! We're providing all the excuses you need with our weekly Thursday evening Roto-Vegas 8 Ball Pool Open Singles Competition. - We have 3 x 8 Ball Pool tables – The only Pub in the Bay of Plenty with a (Pot Black) Tournament table. Chalk up those pool cues (we have many here you can use) or BYO, and get ready to break and sink the black! - 32+ Players/Rebuys Guarantees a pot of $210.00 - 24+ Players/Rebuys - $170.00 (or more) pot - 17+ Players/Rebuys - $130.00 (or more) pot - Top Up from Bar is by Food/Drink Bar Tab's (No Cash) For Competitions with less then 16 Players/Rebuys the pot will be entry fees only - no top up from the Bar/Restaurant Buy in is $5, Rebuy's are also $5... Don't forget to enter the $2.00 Jackpot, which gives you even more ways to win. - 100% and more entries/rebuy's fees paid out Contact a mate who you want a showdown with and come on down here from 6:30pm for registration each and every Thursday. - Have you got the balls to play? - Got a question you need answered about this event? Phone us now on 0800 RotoVegas... we are here to help. Email: 8ballpool@roto-vegas.co.nz Text: 027 2222 800 - "Be part of something bigger" - This is an Event for people aged 18+ only - Pool Tables open from 11am... Free Pool Tables all day! (Save $2.00 per game) - Free Wifi - Courtesy Van Available to collect you from your address in Rotorua, and take you home.($3.00 per person, each way) (Terms and Conditions Apply) - Free Off Street Car Parking for 100+ Cars - Easy Wheelchair Access - Great selection of food available - Hot Food - Rotorua's #1 Famous Pizzas - Burgers - Chips - Wedges - Milkshakes - and Bar Snacks. - Come on down to Rotorua's famous Roto-Vegas 8 Ball Pool - Open Singles Comp Night #RotoVegas #Rotorua #0800RotoVegas #8BallPool #Rotorua8BallPool #RotoVegas8BallPool #MitchellDownsTavern

    • 24

      Jan 2020

      Rotorua Seniors – An Art Interaction

      Please load to Creative Rotorua Web and facebook, and General Eventfinda. Can co-host with RLC and Creative Communities. Public dates: Monday 9 Dec 2019 – 18 Mar 2020 - however RLC closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020. Opening times: 8am – 5pm weekdays. An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and loved working with paint, clay, fabric and glue. The results are fabulous in their colour and freedom of expression and the senior’s joy of connecting with their inner creativity. Rotorua Seniors – an Art Interaction is on display at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria from Monday 9 Dec 2019 – Wednesday 18 Mar 2020. The Galleria is open Monday – Friday from 8am until 5pm, however will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 5 January 2020.

      24

      Jan 2020

      Fish Out of Water Art Trail

      Explore central Rotorua this summer and find the beautiful decorated fish created by local artists. Get a free trail map from the Rotorua iSite (Fenton Street) or any of the Fish Host venues and find all 13 fish to go in the prize draw. You also get the chance to pick your favourite fish for the People’s Choice Award. The Fish out of Water Art Trail began 15 years ago to celebrate Rotorua’s magnificent lakes and fisheries. There are 16 lakes in the Rotorua region, and 15 of those are fishable. The fish stock is mainly rainbow and brown trout with brook char and tiger trout also present. Big thanks to the Fish Host venues: - Rotorua iSite - Portico Gallery - McLeods Booksellers - The Rotorua Cycle Centre - O’Keefe’s Anglers Depot - Monkey Kids - The Living Room Collective - Trade Aid - Atlantis Books - Artworks - Cafe de Paris - Simply Different - The Arts Village Take a picture with your favourite fish and tag us in! @Fishoutofwaterrotorua #Fishoutofwaterrotorua Entries need to be received by 5pm, 3 February 2020. Enter at the Rotorua iSite or any of the Fish Host locations.

      24

      Jan 2020

      Jade Carving Workshop Tours

      Come and explore our jade carving workshop in Rotorua! Every day this summer you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop and see how local artists James and Tama craft jade by hand. You'll discover the different tools and techniques that they use to transform raw stone into carved art and learn about the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture. Your guide will uncover the Maori myths and legends which breathe life into the stone and explore the traditional art of carving jade. Tours run on request daily, between 10am - 5pm. Tours last 15-minutes and no bookings are required.

      24

      Jan 2020

      TWS World Invitation Superstock Championship

      Multiple winning event at the NZ Speedway Awards and again for the 2018 TWS World 240s event. This event sold out last year so be in quick to get a ticket and reserve a seat via our website when they become available. Around 100 of New Zealand's best Superstocks vying for just 19 positions in the final to be joined by competitors from England and last year's winners. Not only Superstocks but also the Hynds Pipe Systems Aotearoa Ladies Stockcar Crown, which last year nearly stole the show. These two titles are backed up with the O'Briens Plumbing BOP Modified Championship, Hemming Transport and Engineering Ltd 2nd Tier Title and also a third Tier for the Superstocks, and just capping off this Event of the Year, the Stockcar Teams Race. This year the teams race will be against the Huntly track for the Ross Orr Memorial Shield and also the team will be putting the coveted Rees Shield on the line. Keep an eye on our website for all the latest details for this event and list of competitors as they enter. In the event of a postponement due to rain this event will be held on the 26th of January at 1pm. Allocated seating may become available closer to the event. Please keep an eye on our website for any information and possible ticketing upgrade

      24

      Jan 2020

      Live Music On the Lakeland Queen

      Get a group of friends or family together and jump on board for a night of great food, live music and cruising on the Lakeland Queen. From 7:15 pm enjoy live entertainment before departing at 8:00 pm for an hour-long cruise on Lake Rotorua during which you can enjoy a 'kiwi' buffet dinner. Afterwards, the boat will remain dockside with the live music and fully licensed bars continuing for your enjoyment. Book your tickets today. Call 07348 0265 or info@lakelandqueen.com