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The Thermal Pools

Rotorua

Rotorua is a region rich in Maori culture and incredible geothermal activity. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and forests, it's also the North Island's capital of fun and adventure.
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Skyline Rotorua - Weddings

Local Tip All aspects are managed to ensure a memorable day including room set up, entertainment and running the ceremony itself.

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Princes Gate Hotel

Local Tip Two restaurants, pool, spa and regal rooms make this Rotorua's most prestigious place to stay.

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Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

29 Nov

The Saturday Morning Rotorua North Rotary Market is open every Saturday of the year from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is the largest special event in the Rotorua area. Depending on the weather, there are upwards of 3,000 shoppers who use the market. The colourful stalls and their goods are a tourist attraction as well as a source of... more »

Princes Gate Hotel Cabaret Dinner & Show

Princes Gate Hotel Cabaret Dinner & Show

29 Nov

The Princes Gate Hotel’s live entertainment roster has become something of a Rotorua legend. A tradition for fine entertainment built over decades has seen the Princes Gate Hotel become one of the hottest venues in town. Both our guests-in-residence and our local aficionados return again and again to our dinner shows. Broadway to Vegas... more »

NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer

NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer

29 Nov

Presented by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Britten - Soirées Musicales (after Rossini) Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’ Junichi Hirokami - conductor Stefan Jackiw - violin Concert duration: 1h29 Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville is the... more »

NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer

NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer

29 Nov

Presented by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Britten - Soirées Musicales (after Rossini) Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’ Junichi Hirokami - conductor Stefan Jackiw - violin Concert duration: 1h29 Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville is the... more »

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

Explore one of nature's most spectacular geothermal parks, with , geysers, hot springs and pools, lush flora and fauna, amazing silica terraces and a rare geothermal cave. more »

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

Explore one of nature's most spectacular geothermal parks, with , geysers, hot springs and pools, lush flora and fauna, amazing silica terraces and a rare geothermal cave. more »

Rotorua Photos

Buried Village

Buried Village

Agrodome

Agrodome

Government Gardens Entrance

Government Gardens Entrance

Clock Tower & i-SITE Building, Rotorua

Clock Tower & i-SITE Building, Rotorua

Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Lakeland Queen

Lakeland Queen

Lake Rotoiti

Lake Rotoiti

Rororua Museum

Rororua Museum

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