Rotorua Useful Info

Maori and English are both official languages.

1 New Zealand Dollar = 100 cents. Banknotes = $100, $50, $20, $10, $5, $2, $1. Coins: 50c, 20c, 10c. If you're bringing into, or taking out of, the country more than $10,000, you must declare this at customs, although there is no restriction on the amount you can actually travel with.

Information Centre
Rotorua I-SITE is located in the town centre on 1167 Fenton Street.

Storage & Showers
At the Rotorua I-Site (1167 Fenton Street) you can make use of your own storage locker.  There are also 6 minute showers for $5.

Rotorua Hospital, Corner of Arawa Street and Pukeroa Road. 07 348 1199. Taupo Hospital is located on Kotare Street. 07 376 1000.

There is free WiFi on 'Eat Street' in the town centre. The library on 1238 Pukuatua also has free internet access and WiFi for all users.

Citizens Advice Bureau
Rotorua CAB, Community House, 1115 Haupapa Street. 07 348 3936

Rotorua Library,1238 Pukuatua Street Street. Wireless internet is available and is free to all users.
Airport to Town Centre
Rotorua Airport is a 8km or a 5 minutes drive from the city centre. Super Shuttle is a shared shuttle bus and cheaper than a taxi. BayBus is the cheapest option. Taxis cost approximately >$30.
Most parking around town is a couple of NZD$ for a couple of hours parking.  For more details, please refer to our Rotorua Parking Guide
Rotorua Weekly Markets
Rotorua Night Market, Haupapa Street. Every Thursday from 5.00pm - 9.00pm.
Bus Services
BayBus Services operate bus services throughout Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty region.
Food Shopping
Pak`nSave is located on Amohau Street. Countdown is located on 246 Fenton Street.
Rotorua Gondola
Skyline Rotorua opening hours are from 9.00am until late. It's located on Fairy Springs road. 07 347 0027

Electrical Supply
Power outlets tend to accept 2 or 3 pin flat plugs, on an electrical current of 230/240 volts and 50 hertz. The majority of hotels, motels and guest houses will also provide 100 volt A/C sockets.

Tipping is not expected in New Zealand. Any gratuity is left entirely at the discretion of the consumer, and no service charge or tip should be added to your bill.

Emergency Numbers
The emergency number in New Zealand is 111 (Ambulance, Police, Fire). For AA Emergency Road Service, call 0800 500 222.