Free inner city parking receiving a positive response
13.12.13: Free parking for up to two hours in Rotorua’s inner city is now a reality, however some parkers still do not quite believe their luck.
Reform needed but council amalgamations the lazy option says Rotorua mayor
12.12.13: Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says there is a need for local government reform in the Bay of Plenty but simply amalgamating councils into a single ‘super council’ is a lazy option.
Rotorua takes lead to scrap development contributions
11.12.13: Rotorua District Council has become the first local authority in the country to scrap development contributions in their current form. (Photo: Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick)
Choir singing Christmas carols at museum this weekend
10.12.13: Rotorua District Choir will be entertaining Rotorua Museum visitors with two special Christmas carol shows this weekend.
People eager to have say on Rotorua 2030 vision
09.12.13: The first week of community engagement on Rotorua District Council’s draft Rotorua 2030 vision was a successful one, with many in the community voicing their views and opinions to councillors at pop-sites across the district. (Photo: Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson at a pop-up site)