Festivals & Lifestyle

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Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

Aug 11 - Aug 11, Central

Compass Seminars is delighted to bring you the opportunity to spend a day with Sir Mason Durie who will discuss a range of topics relating to principles for working with Māori and Māori development. Sir Mason speaks with a freshness and clarity of understanding, if you have been fortunate enough to hear him speak before you will know that this is an opportunity not to be missed. Regardless of whether your professional focus is on prevention, promotion, treatment, education, rehabilitatio

Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show

Jul 10 - Jul 12, Central

Held over three days, the Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show brings together the very best in products and services for the home and lifestyle products. With over 150 companies involved take your time to explore all the various sites on display including kitchens, flooring, appliances, heating, new building, gourmet food, artisan goods, lifestyle products, new cars and so much more. We look forward to seeing you at the Rotorua Home & Lifestyle Show this July. For more details please call us

Rotorua Careers Expo 2020

May 19 - May 20, Central

Find your career or next step in life. Speak to education and training providers from around the country and local businesses to see what it takes to work in that industry. The event is free and everyone is welcome. All ages, all stages of life. Whether you are in high school and looking for your first career, wanting to upskill and develop in your role, or want a change in life and ready for a new career.

Rotorua Home & Garden Show

Jan 31 - Feb 02, Central

The Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings and create the place you’ve always dreamed of. Check out the variety, the innovations and take advantage of the expert advice. There will be exclusive show specials and exhibitors showcasing the latest trends plus everyone who attends has the opportunity to enter the draw to win a fabulous show prize. It’s all about ideas, inspiration and exclusive show specials at the Rotorua

Rotorua Chinese New Year Festival 2020

Jan 23 - Jan 23, Central

The Rotorua Chinese Community Association alongside Multicultural Rotorua and Rotorua Lakes Council look forward to sharing a fun evening of Chinese food, culture, dance, crafts and more at Te Manawa (corner of Hinemoa and Tutanekai Streets) from 5pm – 9pm on Thursday 23 January 2020. The festival will take place alongside the regular Rotorua Night Market and celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. This year is the Year of the Rat, the very first of all the

Rotorua GLO Festival

Dec 31 - Jan 01, Central

Rotorua’s Family New Year’s event. GLO Festival is a family favourite on the Rotorua event calendar and is a great way to celebrate the New Year. Gather with friends and family on the Rotorua Village Green and enjoy entertainment, a family movie, kids activities, great food and of course two legendary fireworks and laser displays. This New Year’s Eve event is not to be missed so pack a blanket & picnic, grab the kids, sit back, relax and be entertained. Timings: All Day - Mahons

The Arts Village Summer Festival 2019

Dec 14 - Dec 14, Central

Welcome in Summer and prepare for the festive season at our Summer Festival this Saturday (14th December 2019) Join us from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 14th December for a vibrant festival of live local musical performances, free face-painting, free all ages art-making, delicious food, artists working onsite, and artist/artisan stalls. Activities: 10am to 3pm - Make Sustainable Christmas Decorations and Christmas cards with Maui Riley in Herberts Room 10.30am to 1.30pm - Hula Hooping Zone, h

Xmas Late Night Opening

Dec 12 - Dec 12, Central

Time to pick up your passport, collect your stamps and meet us on Thursday 12th of December for a festive evening of gift shopping! Portico and McLeods Booksellers will be open from 5 - 7pm with 10% off storewide so you can shop our wonderful ranges of unique gifts and enjoys some festive snacks and music. Make sure you collect a Pukuatua Passport from either shop between now and the 12th, collect two stamps and add your details to go in the draw to win some epic prizes! Winners will be a

Rotorua Christmas Parade & Festival

Nov 30 - Nov 30, Central

New location! The Rotorua Christmas Parade will now start in the magical Government Gardens, moving along Queens Drive & Hinemaru streets, with the festival continuing in the gardens and featuring free live entertainment and Christmas themed activities for the kids. The Rotorua Christmas Parade & Festival will be a vibrant, festive and fun day for the whole family! Activities after the parade include, christmas crafts, games, music, little miss & mr pageant, free photos with santa an

Rotorua Diwali Festival

Nov 23 - Nov 23, Central

Celebrate Diwali with light, colour, dance, music, clothing, jewellery and delicious Indian food. On Saturday 23 November Te Manawa (Corner of Hinemoa and Tūtānekai Streets) will come alive with vibrant sounds and sights between 4pm – 9pm. Food stalls will serve traditional vegetarian Indian food and people will be able to buy beautiful sari fabric and jewellery. The stage will be showcase beautiful dancing and children can take part in some fun arts and craft activities. All the ethni

Reel Rock 14

Nov 20 - Nov 20, Central

The Reel Rock Tour 14 presented by The North Face is coming to Rotorua! The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing's greatest celebrations, returns this November with a new collection of world premiere films. In “The High Road”, the powerful and bold Nina Williams tests herself on some of the highest, most difficult boulder problems ever climbed. She is among the only women who climb elite-level problems that are 30, 40, even 50 feet tall - with no rope. In “United States of Joe’s” climb

Seafood Bounties - Five Course Dinner

Nov 16 - Nov 16, Central

New Zealand’s seafood is some of the best in the world and this five course menu celebrates that! If you are a lover of delicacies from the sea, then you will thoroughly enjoy this great evening. This event will book out quickly so please reserve your seat; early bird bookings before 1st November are $79. View the menu here: https://princesgate.co.nz/seafood-bounties/