Advice on tenants moving properties

“If parties must move in extreme circumstances, they must exercise extreme caution, follow Ministry of Health guidelines and follow the Alert System... Read More

COVID-19 visitor leads to Te Puia closure

Te Puia | New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute has today advised its team, contractors and trade customers that it will be closing for an unknown... Read More

‘Property market performing well’ – survey

  The latest data shows the property market is continuing to perform strongly, with all of the major cities showing value growth.   The... Read More

$14m funding for Village roundabout redesign

  A decision to allocate $14million to ease congestion at the Ngongotaha roundabout has drawn relief from Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick.   Regional... Read More

Stats NZ: Rents are up and mortgages are down

New Zealand households, on average, paid no more for housing costs in 2019 than they did in 2018, Stats NZ says. "While rents increased, and mortgage... Read More

Property organisations challenge Govt proposal

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand – REINZ - and the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation are joining forces to challenge some... Read More

Blaze guts Lakeview Golf Club building in Rotorua

Fire has gutted the clubroom of the Lakeview Golf Course in Rotorua. A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson said they were called to the blaze at... Read More

‘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