Shopping in Rotorua 20 years ago was a different experience to today. On the side of busy State Highway 30A was the CBD, full of retailers big and small, and on the other side was just The Warehouse.

Fast-forward 20 years and a majority of big-name retailers have been sucked from the CBD to the other side of still busy State Highway 30A into Rotorua Central Mall, leaving the CBD with large sites empty.

Changing consumer habits - from locals supporting locals to locals supporting faceless, big name corporates and the decline of "brick and mortar" shops to online shopping

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Accidents and penalties

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