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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.

It's all Free!

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Important Notice for 2018 :

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Featured Local History Baskets

Rotorua Biographies

Rotorua Buildings

Rotorua Businesses

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Arawa Street frontage May 1991.
From the staff perspective
Architects Plan for Denbies Private Hotel 1930.
Built at #5 Pukuatua Street Rotorua in c1911.
Advertising via bus for new Library.
The new Library and Child Health Hub.
Te Waka Pounamu.
Our new Mobile Learning Centre
Our first Mobile.
Our new mobile library service
A brief summary of significant events in the life of Donald M. Stafford
Mural by Te Kura Kaupapa o Te Rotoiti.
Article from - Rotorua Lakes Council website :  Rotorua community art advisor Marc Spijkerbosch knew he had a challenge when
Matariki Star Search 2017.
Events and Competitions
Sixties, Seventies and beyond...
Rotorua airport, Fenton Street.
Past and present businesses from Whakaue Street to Amohau Streets

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