Rotorua


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Rotorua

(rōtəro͞o`ə), city (1996 pop. 52,953), central North Island, New Zealand. It is a popular tourist area with nearby lakes and hot springs. The area is also important for timber and agriculture.

Rotorua

a city in New Zealand, on N central North Island at the SW end of Lake Rotorua: centre of forestry; noted for volcanic activity. Pop.: 67 800 (2004 est.)
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The music fest, which has been held in Rotorua since it began in 2008, may be moving to Auckland.
The trip will take visitors on a cruise on Milford Sound; time spent in the Glacier region; a stop in the Mount Cook area; Glow-worm wtching in the Waitomo Caves; and sightseeing in Auckland, Rotorua and Christchurch.
Currently the carrier operates three ATR services a day between Rotorua and Queenstown via Christchurch and it is planning to increase capacity by 27% between Rotorua and Christchurch and a 14% increase between Christchurch and Queenstown.
Known as "Nature's spa of the South Pacific", Rotorua beckons visitors with arms of steam from its geothermal pools and gurgling geysers.
Paul Moriarty scored a decisive try in a 22-21 victory over Australia at the Rotorua Stadium in New Zealand, and his brother Dick was the chestthumping captain of his country.
The Kumuls, who next take on New Zealand in Rotorua on Saturday, have been allowed to replace back row forward Sigfred Gande, who has groin injury, with North Sydney's James Nightingale after making an application to tournament director Geoff Carr before the competition kicked off.
The first touchdown was made at Rotorua on New Zealand's North Island on 15 May, after a flight from Sydney when the cloud level was down to 400ft (122m).
October 30: New Zealand v Papua New Guinea, International Stadium, Rotorua.
The petrol station workers from the small city of Rotorua had applied for an overdraft worth NZ $10,000 from their bank but had 1,000 times that amount paid into their account instead.
Leo Gao and his girlfriend Cara Young, who ran a petrol station in the New Zealand resort of Rotorua, had applied for a NZ$10,000 (pounds 3800) overdraft.
The Wai Ora Lakeside Spa Resort located on the eastern shores of Lake Rotorua and five minutes drive from Rotorua Airport is said to be the first of its kind in the country, according to a report in the Rotorua Daily Post.
Rotorua was chosen as the conference venue and is an ideal location due to the growing local emphasis on water quality stemming from soil management issues.