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Welcome to Kete Rotorua!

Your stories - Your Pictures - Your Kete


Kete Rotorua has been created to capture and preserve your memories,

stories and events of Rotorua and the wider Rotorua District. 


'Kete = Basket' is an open source software, developed by Katipo Communications and the Horowhenua Library Trust.


Kete is for you or your club/organisation to upload documents, e.g. Newsletters,

Potted Histories, Photographs, Audio or Video and Web Links, 

together in a safe environment which is searchable from any internet search engine.

Your Kete or Basket can be as secure as you want it to be.

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  WW100 2014 Rememberance Year

Important Notice for 2017 :

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Featured Local History Baskets

Rotorua Biographies

Rotorua Buildings

Rotorua Businesses

Latest 10 topics

Sixties, Seventies and beyond...
Rotorua airport, Fenton Street.
Past and present businesses from Whakaue Street to Amohau Streets
Lone Star Restaurant & Bar 2017.
Whakaue Street joins Eat Streat
Soldier Tom sponsored by Nga Whenua o Pukeko at QESpa.
Sponsored Yarn bombed Soldiers to commemorate WW1 & WW2
Well known Rotorua identity
Rotorua Electrical Works c1914.
Robert Tilsley's electrical shop in Rotorua circa 1914.
Dizzy Feelings 2016.
Rotorua Band from the 1960s still rocking in 2016
A new information leaflet showcasing news and reviews
Foundation business in Rotorua

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Sunset Intermediate, 1963, F2, R5.

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