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Nestled beside the cerulean blue Lake Rotorua, the township of Rotorua is home to one of the most unique tourism sites in the world. Aside from the breathtaking scenery of this volcanic-shaped wonderland, the 16 beautiful lakes in the region and the lush green of the abundant native flora, Rotorua is a geothermal paradise and the cultural heartland.

Journey to the heartland of Maori culture, to the center of New Zealand's spectacular geothermal wonderland and discover the spirits of Rotorua.

Located on a volcanic plateau which covers much of the Central North Island, Rotorua sits on an area that has been geologically exciting for millennia. See evidence of the awe-inspiring power of nature at its most temperamental at one of the geothermal parks within the Rotorua region. Geysers, hot mud pools and steaming craters are testament to the incredible earthen forces on display in this diversely beautiful location. Visit the geothermal areas in Rotorua for a truly magnificent display of the wonders of this region.

Champagne Pool at Waiotapu, Rotorua Rotorua Museum Whakarewarewa Maori Cultural Performance

Stroll through the streets of Rotorua, voted New Zealand's most beautiful city six times, and instantly feel like you have entered another world; where hot steam escapes from cracks in the road, back gardens come with their own natural mineral hot pool and the pungent aroma of sulphur exotically permeates the air. Although one of New Zealand's most popular tourist spots, Rotorua still maintains its small town charms.

A visit to the museum located within the famous Rotorua Bath House will educate and intrigue with its extensive Maori heritage collections. Be enriched by the Spirit of the Maori people and learn why the Arawa, the Maori of Rotorua, began the tradition of the cultural guides in New Zealand, bestowing the privilege of visiting some of the natural wonders of their homeland to the first Europeans here.

With its richness in heritage and culture, the magnificent geothermal experience and the astonishing natural beauty of the landscape, Rotorua is a major center for tourism and there is an abundance of activities ranging from spiritually fulfilling to adrenaline charged action. Whatever your desire, be it tame or tempestuous, Rotorua will sweep you away on a journey of discovery and wonder.

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Rotorua Night Market
Rotorua Night Market, Rotorua
From Thursday 22 November 2018 to Thursday 27 December 2018
Soundshell Market
Lakefront Village Green, Rotorua
From Sunday 18 November 2018 to Sunday 30 December 2018
State Of Mind
Lava Bar, Rotorua
Today only at 8:00 p.m.
Rotorua Farmers Market
Te Manawa, Rotorua
From Sunday 18 November 2018 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Crates n Cues Bar, Rotorua
From Saturday 17 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018

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Rotorua News

 15 Nov 2018 

New Zealand Herald
Rotorua MP Todd McClay: Rescue helicopter response 'appalling'
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua MP Todd McClay has spoken out after an incident in Rotorua left a critically ill patient without a rescue helicopter. The Rotorua Rescue Helicopter service was scrapped two weeks ago and lives were already being put at risk, McClay said ...
Lives being put at risk, says Rotorua MPSunLive
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