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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.

      20

      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.

      20

      Oct 2018

      Soundshell Market

      the Soundshell Market..held right on the Lakefront in sunny Rotorua... It has been operating for 30 years... Plenty of parking. Featuring outside stalls of all descriptions. Crafts, antiques, curios and collectibles, plants, clothing, knitwear..variety, locally carved woodware, jewellery, soaps, handbags, concrete ornaments, top quality second hand tools, gemstones of all descriptions and sizes... hand-carved wooden statues from Kawerau, readings, massage - in fact, you name it - you will find it at the Soundshell Market.

      20

      Oct 2018

      Friends of The Rotorua Library Book Sale

      Find bargains and treasures amongst the hundreds of books at the Friends of the Rotorua Library Book Sale. The Book Sale is held on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month at the old Tea Kiosk at Kuirau Park. All funds raised go towards projects supported by the Friends of the Library for additional library services and resources.

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      Oct 2018

      2018 October Okere Falls Beerfest

      The Okere Falls Beerfest is back again for October 2018! We're kicking off the festivities on Wednesday with a beer tasting with Garage Project Brewery from Wellington and live alt-country jams from The Porchrockers. After we've all had a drink and settled into the week, we take a day to celebrate our neighbours and regulars with Thursday Local's Night - a classic Okere Falls Beerfest evening with Schwein (Pork Roast) and original disco & jazz by Mighty Mighty. Friday and Saturday are ticketed events filled with fantastic bands, including our favourite high-energy, horn-blowing Festival Band! Friday night line up is confirmed with awesome sounds from 5 pm sharp with dynamic Acoustic beats and funky sounds of one of last year's crowd favourites, Whitechapel Jak. Headlining and back by popular demand from a short winter holiday is Otium, an awesome group of lads bringing reggae, dub & funk from Whangarei - super fun and super talented. Saturday Line-up is also confirmed with live music from 12 noon. Coming in early we have local Rotorua celebrity Lloyd Ackroyd with his smooth guitar and jazz/blues vibe to warm up the afternoon, followed by bluesy Americana folk-rock sounds of The Miltones. Heading into the evening we have Phil Edward's Band, filled with funk & reggae vibes before we go out with a bang accompanied by Waiheke International Soul Orchestra! Schweinshaxe Pork Roast Dinner Tickets are available every night however, we have limited numbers so please purchase your ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. A range of German Bretzels, Griller Burgers, Bratwurst Sausages and more will also be available for purchase on the night. Our fantastic collection of wines, ciders and NZ beers on tap, and our new low and non-alcoholic beverages, will also be on hand. Bus Transfers: Departing and returning to 1241 Fenton Street. Each bus ticket is a return trip, leaving town at the time listed and allowing you to jump on any of the returning buses, which will be running between 8pm-10pm. We advise being there at least 10 minutes prior to the bus departure time. Come and join us for an amazing week of German Festivities. Ziggy, Ziggy, Ziggy! Oi, Oi, Oi. Please note: Beerfest is not a BYO event and is a festival-style atmosphere in which to enjoy great food, exceptional beverages, and fantastic music. Only happy people please, or you will be asked to leave nicely.

    • 21

      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.

      21

      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.

      21

      Oct 2018

      Soundshell Market

      the Soundshell Market..held right on the Lakefront in sunny Rotorua... It has been operating for 30 years... Plenty of parking. Featuring outside stalls of all descriptions. Crafts, antiques, curios and collectibles, plants, clothing, knitwear..variety, locally carved woodware, jewellery, soaps, handbags, concrete ornaments, top quality second hand tools, gemstones of all descriptions and sizes... hand-carved wooden statues from Kawerau, readings, massage - in fact, you name it - you will find it at the Soundshell Market.

      21

      Oct 2018

      Rotorua Farmers Market

      The Rotorua Farmers Market showcases the freshest locally sourced products in the region. It gives visitors the opportunity to purchase directly from local growers and producers. The Market is held at Te Manawa in the centre of the Rotorua CBD, from 9am to 1pm every Sunday. Enjoy locally grown or produced products such as free range eggs, honey, gelato, artisan bread and organic fruit and vegetables. The Market has a relaxed environment and family friendly atmosphere with a small play area to keep the little ones entertained. There is a generous range of ready made food options with plenty of outdoor seating. Rotorua Farmers Market stallholders trade their wares from locally handcrafted wooden barrows. The Market operates every Sunday from 9am to 1pm at Te Manawa (intersection of Hinemoa and Tutanekai Streets. There is plenty of bike parking as well as free (Sunday) car parking in the streets surrounding the market. The Rotorua Farmers Market has a zero waste policy. All wrapping and containers are made from biodegradable materials which can be composted or recycled. We encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags and containers wherever possible.

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      Oct 2018

      Lake Tarawera Spring Fair

      Our annual spring fair is run on the Sunday of Labour weekend each year. It is an event for our local community and includes stall holders from near and far. Locals selling items like Great Grandma Jenkins Christmas Cakes, plants, crafts, clothes, wood work, educational products, dream catchers, cards, organic dog treats... and lots more. Lots of children's stalls again this year selling home made baking and sweets. This is a cash fair. We do offer disability parking close to the event.

    • 22

      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.

      22

      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.

    • 23

      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.

      23

      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.

      23

      Oct 2018

      He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers

      Under Fives can take flight with He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our fun, developmental sessions focus on story time, songs, action rhymes, instruments, movement and craft. ??Tailored specifically for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers? supports and fosters children's literacy, social, cognitive, motor and musical skills whilst bonding with their caregivers through shared music, action, literary and craft activities. ???Come along - read, dance, rock and create!

    • 24

      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.

      24

      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.

      24

      Oct 2018

      He Pipi Paopao - First Steps?

      Under Twos can take their first steps to opening up a world of literacy and wellbeing with He Pipi Paopao - First Steps. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our interactive sessions focus on active movement, touch and massage between baby and parent while nurturing development of language, social, cognitive and motor skills. He Pipi Paopao - First Steps is a fun programme for under twos and their caregivers. Join us for songs, rhymes and finger play songs with your little one. Come along - dance and play.

    • 25

      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.

      25

      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.

      25

      Oct 2018

      He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers

      Under Fives can take flight with He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers. Booking: No booking required. Cost: Gold coin koha appreciated. Our fun, developmental sessions focus on story time, songs, action rhymes, instruments, movement and craft. ??Tailored specifically for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers He Pi Ka Rere - Adventurers? supports and fosters children's literacy, social, cognitive, motor and musical skills whilst bonding with their caregivers through shared music, action, literary and craft activities. ???Come along - read, dance, rock and create!

      25

      Oct 2018

      Rotorua Night Market

      The Rotorua Night Market is a must do while in Rotorua! This event is for locals and visitors alike, it is family friendly with great food, music and boutique stalls. Experience every Thursday evening in the 'Heart of Tutanekai Street’ (between Haupapa and Hinemoa Streets). This high-profile, main street location comes to life with permanent LED lighting and sound providing a festive community atmosphere for residents and visitors. Follow us on Facebook for regular updates about what is happening at this week's event! Enjoy the boutique-style shopping experience with the best the region has to offer in arts, crafts and produce from local growers. Taste the variety of ethnic cuisine (including Croatian, Indian, French patisseries, handmade Italian pasta and of course local kai) and be entertained by local musicians. See you there!

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      Oct 2018

      Spin Speed Dating - Rotorua Bike Festival

      If you're single and looking for someone who spins your wheels we have an event for you! This is a ‘spin’ on the classic speed dating concept and is certainly not your typical spin class. No extensive exercise required, you don’t even have to wear active wear and Lycra is certainly optional! This event is all about meeting new people and sharing good banter over a hopeful attraction or two. Matches will be emailed to you the following day and the rest is up to you. Spaces limited so get in touch to register today. Nibbles and drinks provided.

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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.

      26

      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.