Fed Farmers hails Court ruling as win for Rotorua

The voices of farmers in Rotorua, led by Federated Farmers, have been instrumental in the Environment Court’s rejection of Land Use Capability... Read More

Proposal to encourage CBD investment considered

Rates relief may be investigated as a potential incentive to encourage investment in the inner city as part of the next phase of revitalising Rotorua’s... Read More

‘Disappointment’ housing not addressed in Budget

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand is disappointed that there were no new announcements made in today’s budget that support addressing housing... Read More

Flames engulf Rotorua building

UPDATED: Flames and smoke can been seen billowing from a large building fire in Rotorua. Photos sent to Rotorua Now, show the timber mill on Vaughn... Read More

No extensions for landlords who don’t comply

Landlords have just over one month to ensure their rental properties meet the 2016 insulation requirements or face exemplary damages of up to $4000,... Read More

Rotorua building picks up two major awards

Rotorua has picked up two major architectural awards in the NZIA Waikato Bay of Plenty architectural awards. The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts... Read More

Growth puts pressure on housing - report

Population growth is placing pressure on the supply of housing in Rotorua. The recent sudden growth spurt is testing the aspirational targets of the... Read More

Proof of ID needed when selling a house

You are now required to prove your identity if you are selling or buying properties. If you want to avoid delays in getting the transaction through,... Read More

Lifestyle block owners could be taxed

The Real Estate Institute is warning people with lifestyle blocks will be taxed, despite the Government’s Tax Working Group saying family homes... Read More