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Discover Rotorua

Discover Rotorua

Rotorua will capture your heart and elevate your soul. Ancient towering trees frame wonderful bush walks and mountain bike trails, while the soft sand shores of 18 pristine lakes are a temptingly short trip from the city centre.

Pedal Powered Scavenger Hunt - Rotorua Bike Festival

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Oct 2018

Pedal Powered Scavenger Hunt - Rotorua Bike Festival

Get the whole family involved in this fun interactive scavenger hunt using the goosechase app during this years Rotorua Bike Festival. Find clues, discover hidden QR codes, track down our bike fest graffiti artist and snap photo evidence all whilst exploring Rotorua’s extensive Cyway network as part of Sport Bay of Plenty’s pedal powered scavenger hunt. Head to the website to get the full instructions on how to play and start exploring, plus go in the draw to win rad prizes.

He Pou Aroha - Community Cenotaph

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Oct 2018

He Pou Aroha - Community Cenotaph

Discover your connection. Look out for He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph at Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri. Share your stories of your ancestors who served. Bring along your memorabilia which can be scanned in our digitisation kiosks and uploaded directly to the Online Cenotaph. Brought to you by Auckland Museum and the Lottery Grants Board, He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph is available during opening hours on the Second Floor of Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri.

Rotorua Bike Festival

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Oct 2018

Rotorua Bike Festival

Now in its 6th year, the Rotorua Bike Festival delights both bikers and non-bikers alike. A community celebration of all things cycling, come along and participate or watch the action as we dish up a variety of beginner, family, mountain bike, road cycling and cultural activities plus much more over 10 awesome days at the beginning of Summer. The festival is spread across the unique thermal oasis of Rotorua, from the slopes of Mount Ngongataha to the city centre, to the Whakarewarewa forest and even the Airport, there is something unique on offer for you, whether you ride bikes or not. Spend your days at individual events within the festival, or visit the TeManawa Community Hub, a melting pot where biking meets arts, and listen to story tellers, contribute to community arts projects, or go on Rotorua Art by Bike tours. Also register for our "Festival Passport", scan QR codes at local businesses and events and go in the draw to win a share of $2,000 worth of GrabOne vouchers! https://rotoruabikefestival.com/passport-info Visit http://www.rotoruabikefestival.com/ for more information.