News updates – Whakahou kawepūrongo

22 November 2019 – First stage of lakefront construction well underway

14 November 2019 – Hear from Isthmus Group director David Irwin about the Rotorua Lakefront development and how it will celebrate the famed lake edge, and the uniqueness, of Rotorua.
Watch the video (1 min 34 seconds)

31 October 2019 – Dr Ian Kusabs and William Anaru explain the process for catching and relocating kōura from Lake Rotorua to protect the species while the redevelopment work is underway.
Watch the kōura catching video (2 minutes)
Learn how kōura are measured (1 minute)

23 October 2019 – Lakefront development earthworks begin next week

15 October 2019 – Karakia marks beginning of lakefront development
(Watch the karakia.)

07 October 2019 – Contractors signed for stage 1 of lakefront development

09 May 2019 – Ideas from tamariki come to life in playground designs