‘Ambassadors’ to patrol free camp sites

Rotorua i-Site staff members have been assigned as camping ambassadors at free camping sites around the district. But it seems the ambassadors will... Read More

First stage of lakefront construction underway

Stage one of the lakefront redevelopment has started well with contractors already making great progress. The temporary pathway between the lakefront... Read More

Landlords: Rental law changes will hamper eviction

Landlords say they feel under siege with the government planning to make it tougher for them to boot out troublesome tenants. Renters argue they should... Read More

Century 21 now selling in Rotorua

Award-winning real estate legend Roger Webb has moved to Rotorua, bringing considerable industry experience and success to the region. He's Century... Read More

Late spring surge heading into summer

  The continues shortage of quality real estate listings, coupled with record low mortgage interest rates, have combined to add some zing to the... Read More

Will we have a November heat wave this week?

As above normal temperatures continue this week, weather forecasters at WeatherWatch are keeping an eye out to see if some areas may reach 'heatwave'... Read More

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