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Shaping Cultural Legacy: Wai Ariki Hot Springs & Spa Covered by Dimond Roofing's DD400

Nestled along Lake Rotorua, Wai Ariki Hot Springs & Spa is a luxurious haven that pays homage to cultural heritage and prioritises overall well-being. Developed by the Pukeroa Oruawhata Group over six years, this visionary spa stands as a tribute to Ngāti Whakaue's enduring legacy, with a unique emphasis on the holistic concept of Te Whare Tapa Whā.

Wai Ariki transcends traditional spa experiences, embodying the four dimensions of Te Whare Tapa Whā: Taha Wairua (spiritual well-being), Taha Hinengaro (mental and emotional well-being), Taha Tinana (physical well-being), and Whenua (our connection to the land).

The architectural brilliance of Wai Ariki seamlessly blends tradition and modernity, honouring Ngāti Whakaue's cultural heritage. The facility, guarded by six statues of Ngāti Whakaue tipuna and a blessing stone from Mount Tarawera, becomes a spiritual haven invoking Taha Wairua.

Dimond Roofing's DD400 profile in Colorcote AlumiGard Plus, installed by T H Commercial, graces this cultural gem, reflecting the seamless connection between tradition and contemporary vision. Crafted to withstand the toughest conditions, Colorcote AlumiGard Plus epitomises durability and resilience, making it an ideal choice for a project of this magnitude. One standout feature of AlumiGard Plus is its use of marine-grade aluminium alloy — attesting to its exceptional quality and reliability in exposed or coastal sites.

The economic impact of Wai Ariki on the Rotorua community is substantial, with an estimated annual contribution in the millions and employment opportunities for approximately 180 individuals during construction. Hiring predominantly Ngāti Whakaue, Te Arawa, and Māori staff aligns with the vision of providing an authentic cultural experience.

As a sanctuary for holistic well-being, Wai Ariki extends beyond the physical, addressing Taha Hinengaro and Taha Tinana. Offering various experiences, from traditional mirimiri to cold plunge pools, the spa promotes mental, emotional, and physical well-being.

Moreover, Wai Ariki pays tribute to Whenua, recognising our deep connection to the land. The project's commitment to sustainability and community engagement is ingrained, aligning with principles of sustainability, environmental awareness, and cultural stewardship. The spa stands as a transformative force, intertwining tradition, community enrichment, and holistic well-being.

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