Rotorua has continued to grow throughout the 20th century and is now the 12th Largest city in New Zealand. Famous worldwide for our natural hot springs and geothermal activity Rotorua is located in the central north island, home to beautiful scenery and countless things to see and do. Rotorua's central location makes it convenient to travel to other cities in the north island or to make a day trip to the beach or one of the many lakes and forests around Rotorua.



With sparkling lakes, spectacular forests & abundant geothermal activity Rotorua is a great place to get outdoors. With over 200 kilometers of mountain bike trails throughout the Whakarewarewa forest and 18 lakes a short drive away, Rotorua has become a destination of choice for people with a passion for the outdoors. 


As the home of Te Arawa Iwi and center for Maori arts and crafts learning as well as tourism, Rotorua is full of culture. You see the passion for culture in the regular events and festival to showcase art, food and music. As well as weekly night markets with food sourced and made locally and from all around the world.


Located in the center of the North Island makes Rotorua the ideal location to launch a day trip from, Regular flights run between Rotorua and the other major cities in New Zealand. It's less than an hours drive from over 20 beaches and lakes and just over 2 hours to Mt Ruapehu, New Zealands largest ski field. 


Rotorua has one of the country's most diverse economies, with business offering job opportunities around forestry and wood processing, tourism, geothermal, agriculture, health, education & manufacturing to name a few. Rotorua is even home to some niche business like mountain biking, food provenance and technology.