• 18

      Oct 2018

      Twilight Golf

      2018 Twilight Golf at the Rotorua Golf Club "Arikikapakapa" in conjunction with Matt Schofield Golf Ltd Every Thursday from 4th October – 20th December. 2PM – 6PM Tee off. Everyone welcome! Play 14 out of 21 rounds to be in to win a Vanuatu trip prize pack from Hello World Rotorua!

    • 19

      Oct 2018

      Velocity Valley Freestyle AirBag Big Air Competition

      Velocity Valley Park is proud to open the Rotorua Bike Festival with this show-stopping event! Big Air, Big Tricks, Big Risks followed by Big Applause, this is what it's all about. The mammoth 15m x 10m Freestyle AirBag will be transported to the Lake Front Village Green for the 2nd time ever on Friday, 19 October 2018. A 6-metre high purpose built drop-in ramp will set the stage for riders to gather speed before choosing one of two ramps to perform their aerial stunts. Riders will have the opportunity to lay down some big tricks, impress the judges and compete for $1150 in combined cash prizes and over $1000 work of spot prizes. If the 6-metre ramp seems too big don't worry we have a smaller 3-metre drop-in ramp too, so no excuses for not being able to attempt this AirBag. Free for spectators so bring the family down to the Village Green and be entertained. Our MC will ensure you are up to play with what tricks are being executed and he will have spot prizes to hand out also. Event Day Entry for competitors: $20.00 8yrs – 16yrs $20.00 17yrs+ 3 Categories available: - 8 years - 16yrs Boys - 8 years - 16yrs Girls - 17 years+ Mixed Race/Jump Info: The event will run in 2 sections. Heats 1, 2 & 3 will commence from 5.30 - 7.15pm at the Lake Front Village Green, Rotorua. All riders will be entitled to 2 practice jumps (more if time permits), followed by 3 official jumps which will be scored by the judges. Once all riders have completed their last jump the judges will select the best score from each riders 3 jumps, compare scores against all other riders and select the top 5 riders from each category to compete in the finals. Finals will be held at 7:30pm and see each selected rider attempt 2 more jumps each where each riders scores will be combined to give the overall champions from each section. Cash prizes and Spot prizes up for grabs.

    • 20

      Oct 2018

      Whaka 100 MTB Marathon

      The 12th edition of the Whaka100 proudly holds the reputation of one of the toughest mountain bike marathons in the southern hemisphere. Just 3 minutes from Rotorua’s CBD, the Whaka 100 takes advantage of the 140km of single track perfection throughout the Whakarewarewa Forest. The course provides a great contrast of groomed handcrafted trails to rugged backcountry mountain bike bliss. Challenge yourself through some of the best single-track trails in the world. Presented by: Camelbak

      20

      Oct 2018

      Rotorua Plate Day

      Rotorua Plate Day is happening on the 20th of October and is a fun filled day out of racing for the whole family, there will be food vendors, games for the kids and entertainment for all to be had at Arawa Park.

    • 21

      Oct 2018

      Whaka 100 MTB Marathon

      The 12th edition of the Whaka100 proudly holds the reputation of one of the toughest mountain bike marathons in the southern hemisphere. Just 3 minutes from Rotorua’s CBD, the Whaka 100 takes advantage of the 140km of single track perfection throughout the Whakarewarewa Forest. The course provides a great contrast of groomed handcrafted trails to rugged backcountry mountain bike bliss. Challenge yourself through some of the best single-track trails in the world. Presented by: Camelbak

      21

      Oct 2018

      Ride the Runway

      Rotorua's most loved community cycling event returns for a 4th edition. A unique once a year opportunity to “fly” down the smooth tarmac surface of the Airport Runway. A highlight of the Rotorua Bike Festival, this festive family friendly event sees an amazing spectacle as around 1500 riders, young and old, on all manner of bikes cruise up and down the full length of the Rotorua Airport Runway. ?Best of all... it's free. Dust that bike off and join the party!

    • 22

      Oct 2018

      Flexi Barre - Yoga, Pilates, Ballet Barre Fusion Classes

      Flexi Barre is an exercise class combining yoga, pilates and ballet barre work in a jam packed hour! Classes provide options for all levels, meaning you are in charge of how hard you work. You do not have to have any previous experience or be a dancer to attend these classes! Tone, strengthen and lengthen your muscles while increasing flexibility in a fun, social class. Two sessions on Mondays 5-6pm or 6-7pm in Rotorua. There is also an advanced class available on a Wednesday evening 6.30-7.30pm. You must register to attend as there are limited spaces available - info@wanderlustdance.co.nz.

      22

      Oct 2018

      Flexi Barre - Yoga, Pilates, Ballet Barre Fusion Classes

      Flexi Barre is an exercise class combining yoga, pilates and ballet barre work in a jam packed hour! Classes provide options for all levels, meaning you are in charge of how hard you work. You do not have to have any previous experience or be a dancer to attend these classes! Tone, strengthen and lengthen your muscles while increasing flexibility in a fun, social class. Two sessions on Mondays 5-6pm or 6-7pm in Rotorua. There is also an advanced class available on a Wednesday evening 6.30-7.30pm. You must register to attend as there are limited spaces available - info@wanderlustdance.co.nz.

    • 24

      Oct 2018

      Youth Section Rotorua Rock Mineral Fossil & Gem Club Meeting

      The Rotorua Rock Mineral Fossil and Gem Club is responding to interest from young people and their families by starting a Youth Section. Youths 8-16 accompanied by an adult are welcome. Each month there will be a range of topics, opportunities for youth to learn more about the geology and like subjects particularly of Aotearoa/New Zealand, and to share their finds and knowledge too. January's topics are: - What is that rock ? - How many do you know - Rocks vs Minerals - What's the difference? - What's it good for? - The uses of rocks and minerals Accompanied youth are welcome to attend the adults' meeting starting at 7pm - January the topic will be Obsidians. We organise field trips, particularly in response to expressed interest. Thursday January 25 we are going to Retaruke, fossil and rock hunting. We also organise guest speakers - Adrian Muller, Lecturer in Earth Sciences, will speak on April. You can find us on Facebook at RotoruaRockClub. Annual membership is $5 for youths $10 for individuals over 16, $15 for families.