It’s our catchcry ... and it holds a pretty powerful promise as well as an invitation to experience the essence of our extraordinary slice of New Zealand.
A feeling you’ll return home with, Manaakitanga begins the moment you arrive in Rotorua whether seeking adventure, rejuvenation, experiences with nature and earth forces, or soaking up Maori and European history, art and culture.
Rotorua truly is an adventure playground with endless thrill, leisure and sporting options, mountain biking, tramping, fishing, easy access to the snow and the many beaches in the Bay of Plenty, top class cafes and restaurants and just so much more.
There are few places in the world where residents can enjoy all the benefits of a provincial lifestyle with the convenience of city living. With excellent value housing, comprehensive health facilities and a caring community spirit Rotorua can offer something for everyone.
Whether you like to keep fit, participate in the arts or in cultural activities, the freedom of choice and easy access to all your interests while living in a safer environment is what makes Rotorua a truly excellent "Centre of lifestyle".
Rotorua offers a huge range of career opportunities in a diverse range of industries, including; forestry, education, health, professional services, manufacturing and tourism sectors with many training schemes available for people of all ages.
Rotorua is the centre of New Zealand's forestry industry.
Boasting unequalled wood resource and industry knowledge, our expertise spans consultants, processing, transport, engineering, education, training, research and professional services.
Future harvest volumes are predicted to increase by 20% per annum providing opportunities for further investment in technology based processing.
More than 200 businesses are involved.
Rotorua balances a healthy work ethic with a healthy lifestyle environment.
Development and investment continues at a steady rate in all the District's key sectors.
The combination of career, education and lifestyle opportunities create a truly excellent "Working Environment".
For more information about Rotorua, visit www.rotoruanz.com.