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Getting into New Zealand

As many of you are in the process of planning your trip to New Zealand, we want your trip to be as stress free as possible. To explore your options please click here. This website will give you all the information you need about New Zealand including visas, if you believe that your origin Country may be entitled to a visa wavier, while being in New Zealand for less than 3 months then please click here to ensure that.

 

Climate and Temperature

The Rotorua region has a relatively high altitude (290m/950ft) and enjoys a warm, temperate climate.
Rotorua has an annual average of 2117 sunshine hours and an average annual rainfall of 1400mm. Rainfall is spread out throughout the year, with the winter months receiving slightly more.
Rotorua is situated inland from the coast and is sheltered by high country to the south and east, resulting in less wind than many other places in New Zealand.
When combined with a varied landscape of forests, mountains, geothermal activity, rivers and lakes, the mild climate of Rotorua makes the region a top travel destination throughout the year.

September to November temperature average:
High: 21°C 
Low:13°C

 

Tarawera Marathon

If you are a keen runner and want to complete a Marathon in New Zealand, there is a race on at the end of the conference.

On Saturday 11th November Tarawera marathon, 50km, 16km and 23km options. Click here for more information. Checkout the video of start of run at Te Puia

 

5km Park Runs 

For those of you that like to get to know a town by running through it, there are free Park Runs you can join. 

On Saturday 4 November and Saturday 11 November is free 5KM parkrun in Rotorua - Click here for more information. 

 

General Information:

Rotorua is an adventure playground with a great range of activities to enjoy for any age.

ACTIVITIES:

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Rotorua's volcanic activity has drawn visitors to the region for generations and when it comes to things to do in Rotorua, no visit is complete without exploring its spectacular thermal parks and attractions. You will be impressed and amazed by Rotorua's geothermal features including spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools and colourful sinter terraces.

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ZORB Rotorua, operating for over 17 years, is the iconic Rotorua adventure activity offering the original and unique experience of ZORB globe riding - rolling down a hill in a large inflatable globe. With four tracks and eight ride variations - we have something for everyone!

 

DINING:

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AORANGI PEAK RESTAURANT

Enjoy dinning at north island's highest altitude restaurant with breath-taking views.

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ATTICUS FINCH

A restaurant and bar offering contemporary NZ cuisine. Opening at 11.30am for a café style lunch through to shared plates for evening dining.

SKYLINE STRATOSFARE RESTAURANT AND BAR

Skyline Rotorua & Grill premium night dining experience offers the best buffet, best steak and best views.

 

GETTING ABOUT:

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ROTORUA TAXI'S

0800 500 000 (free phone) or 07 348 1111

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ROTORUA URBAN BUS ROUTES

For more information click here

 

To view everything that Rotorua has to offer click here

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Student Travel Grant Sponsor

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