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Lake Tarawera, Rotorua

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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Novotel Rotorua

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Skyline Rotorua - Weddings

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Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

3 Apr

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story tours New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country. Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear... more »

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

4 Apr - 2 Jan

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 »

Soundshell Craft Market  - April

Soundshell Craft Market - April

4 Apr - 6 Apr

Rotorua's oldest, biggest and best market, held right on the fabulous lakefront! With a huge variety of stalls there's plenty to suit everyone, whatever their interest: crafts, curios, collectables, plants, food, books, vinyl records, woodware, jewellery, knitwear... Ticket Information: Free more »

ANZ Netball Championship: KIA Magic v Northern Mystics

ANZ Netball Championship: KIA Magic v Northern Mystics

5 Apr

Kia Magic are the most successful New Zealand side in the ANZ Championship having made the elusive Finals Series every year since the league’s inception in 2008. The 2015 season will feature two matches in Tauranga at ASB Stadium, Baypark, three matches at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton and one match at the Energy Events Centre in... 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

Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

The Blue Baths

The Blue Baths

Tutea Falls

Tutea Falls

Government Gardens Entrance

Government Gardens Entrance

Skyline Gondola

Skyline Gondola

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera

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