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Te Aka Mauri offers untold opportunities for learning, inspiration, education and wellbeing, for everyone in our community and visitors to the district, now and in the future.
Te Aka Mauri offers untold opportunities for learning, inspiration, education and wellbeing, for everyone in our community and visitors to the district, now and in the future.

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Float plane - 50 years in Rotorua
This month marks fifty years since the first commercial float plane service begun in Rotorua. Float plane. Credit: Rotorua Photo News , No. 66, 15 March 1969. In 1968, the Rotorua Aero Club made an application to the Rotorua City Council to introduce a floa...
Float plane - 50 years in Rotorua
Float plane - 50 years in Rotorua
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Rotorua Sculpture Symposium c2014-
New Sculpture Trail in Government Gardens  The inaugural Sculpture Symposium was held 29th November to 12th December 2014. Organised by Rotorua District Council Community Arts advisor, Marc Spijkerbosch.  Seventeen local and national sculptors worked in sto...
Rotorua Sculpture Symposium c2014-
Rotorua Sculpture Symposium c2014-
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Rerewhakaaitu Rodeo: the early years
When Rodeo was... "The Rerewhakaaitu Rodeo Association was formed in 1964 and the
inaugural rodeo was held in  April 1964.  The First ever Rodeo at Rerewhakaaitu : "This was fitted in at the end of the regular circuit and attracted many top-riders who were ...
Rerewhakaaitu Rodeo: the early years
Rerewhakaaitu Rodeo: the early years
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Christmas Music Celebrations in Rotorua
When I think of Christmas, I always think of the carols especially that have been part of my Christmas experience. I remember going carolling, usually on the back of a truck with a Salvation Army band accompanying. So this year, I've chosen 2 events that ha...
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Book Reviews for new & related to World War 1 items
Kiwis at War series:  This
series of Teen books, written by popular New Zealand authors, gives a fictionalised
overview of the First World War and the involvement in all aspects of it by
Kiwis. Although each book is written by a separate author, characters ...
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War quilts
Anzac quilts Te Aka Mauri
is fortunate to have been lent 2 quilts made by Tracey Shepherd to commemorate
the end of the First World War. The first of
these is titled Toward the Light . ..When you study this quilt you can see at
the bottom the blood stained,...
War quilts
War quilts
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Armistice in Rotorua , 1918-1919.
Victory : Germany Surrenders Rotorua Chronicle 12 November 1918, pg.2 Held by Te Aka Mauri Rotorua Library This edition is the only copy the Library has of 1918 and beyond, we are thankful this one was sent to the Rotorua Library from Cambridge where it was...
Armistice in Rotorua , 1918-1919.
Armistice in Rotorua , 1918-1919.
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Armistice Day Commemorations in 2018
At 11am on 11 November this year, Aotearoa
New Zealand will mark the centenary of the armistice that ended the First World
War in 1918. On that day 100 years ago, after four years of brutal conflict,
war finally gave way to peace. The First World War had ta...
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Rotorua Bike Festival
Matt Scoles National Downhill  Credit: Alan Ofsoski Redwoods Coast Credit: Alan Ofsoski The 1 st Rotorua Bike Festival occurred on 8 th – 17 th February 2013. During the 10 day festival, over 3000 people
participated in the 24 festival events. The festival ...
Rotorua Bike Festival
Rotorua Bike Festival
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Genealogy Book Reviews
Book reviews of new Genealogy books, Heritage and Research, Rotorua Library Manorial Records for family
historians : with examples of how to identify and
locate your ancestor’s property by Geoffrey Barber (929.341 BAR). This
fascinating little book gives an...
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