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Events in Rotorua

How to Get Started

If you want to run an event in Rotorua but don’t know where to start, Events & Venues can help!

Whatever the event, we have a team of people who can offer experience and guidance with the necessary tools to make your event a success.

Event Planning Guide

The Event Planning Guide is a comprehensive guide on holding your event in Rotorua. It covers information such as funding opportunities, regulatory requirements and event marketing. It also offers tips and suggestions on how to create a great experience for those attending.

View the Event Planning Guide

Consent Process

If you are considering holding your event on council land or in a council venue and would like help through the consent process, please complete the Event Application Form in as much detail as possible and email it to Event Attraction & Development Manager or deliver it to Rotorua Lakes Council.

If you need assistance to complete the form, please call 64 7 351 8694.

For more information on Rotorua Lakes Council event regulations and consents please visit Council Event Regulations for a list of all contacts related to your event requirements.

Contact our Events Team

Sport, Recreation & Environment Event Facilitator
Vernei Mullen
Phone: 07 351 7621
Email: vernei.mullen@rotorualc.nz

Sport, Recreation & Environment Event Attraction & Development
Jason Cameron
Phone: 07 351 8694
Email: jason.cameron@rotorualc.nz