What's On in Rotorua

Rotorua hosts many world-class events 


From renowned mountain bike competitions to community festivals, performing arts, sports, culture and more, there’s almost always something happening in Rotorua. Here are some key events coming up.

Slam Rock roller derby

26 June

Lights, camera, action! New Zealand’s premier roller derby event, Slam Rock returns to Rotorua.

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Whaka 100

22 - 24 October

Challenge yourself on either the 160, 100, 50, 25 or 10km course on the world-famous trails of Rotorua. 

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Crankworx World Grand Finale

1-7 November

Check out professional mountain bikers competing for world titles in downhill, jump and trick events in an exciting week-long festival.

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