Zorb Rotorua launch new board games company

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 17 Jun 2021, 9:23AM
The Zorb business was founded more than two decades ago. (Photo / NZH)
The Zorb business was founded more than two decades ago. (Photo / NZH)

Zorb Rotorua launch new board games company

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 17 Jun 2021, 9:23AM

A real success story has emerged about a Covid business pivot.

Many will remember Zorbing in Rotorua, like with a lot of tourist attractions they've had a hard time keeping the business afloat. So, naturally, they've switched to board games.

The creators of Zorb have started up a new company, Potamus Games, and have launched a Kickstarter to help get it underway,

Co-owner of Zorb Rotorua David Akers told Mike Hosking the pandemic forced them to think outside the box.

“It’s something that is diversifying form tourism, in a big way, and allowing us to go international, obviously not needing the internationals coming to us.”

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