In Color, Rotorua Grab One Voucher Debacle

My wife brought two (of the 77 sold) Grab One vouchers from In Colour, Rotorua on February 23, 2012 titled:

$69 for 3 Hours of Preparation & Painting or Wallpapering with In Color, Rotorua (value $155)

Here is the breakdown of what followed: Continue reading In Color, Rotorua Grab One Voucher Debacle

Raceline Karting at Off Road NZ

Off Road NZ had their open day today in Rotorua which involved some nicely discounted rides on all their offerings. The weather was pretty miserable, with lots of overnight and early morning rain, but when I headed out there around 9:30am the sky was relatively clear.

The one thing I was most excited about trying was the new Raceline Karting which just opened in August 2010.
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$1,300 dollar reason to be on Twitter

If there was any time to embrace technology and social networking, medic now is that time.

I logged into Twitter at work today at the start of my lunch break (of course), discount and checked my saved search for Rotorua. I quickly discovered some new promotion Vodafone was doing around the country, apoplectic Find the 3G guy and win a Nokia N85. Continue reading $1,300 dollar reason to be on Twitter

Pure Luxury Cruise on Lake Rotoiti, Rotorua

Ever wanted to board a 50+ foot luxury catamaran and sail around Rotorua’s third largest lake?

Well, now thanks to Pure Cruise in Rotorua you can.

This morning, half the staff from my office including myself were lucky enough to get a famil on the luxury 53 foot catamaran that cruises Lake Rotoiti.
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Rotorua information website widget

Today I finished a information widget for rotoruaNZ.com that allows people to have the following on their own website. It uses an iFrame to show a page from the rotoruaNZ.com site. It gives us some control over Rotorua content that people are putting on their websites. It uses the Mootools javascript library for the pop-out menu and fading image galleries. Continue reading Rotorua information website widget

Sledging down the Kaituna

This morning Jason and I ventured out to Kaitiaki Adventures for a little white water sledging adventure down the Kaituna River.

We arrived bang on 9am which is the time we were told to be there by, we then had to wait for the other customers to arrive as they were being picked up from town by the courtesy van. Continue reading Sledging down the Kaituna