Tom Macky

Our blog is updated with news and events of interest to our lake community. Please let us know via our contact page if there are any items you would like added.


July 22, 2021

Biolytix System Chosen

Rotorua Lakes Council has advised East Lake Rotoiti Rate Payers that the Biolytix pre-treatment on-site system has been confirmed by Councillors.
July 20, 2021

Lake Levels Annual Meeting

The Consent Holder Annual Report of Okere Gates and Ohau Weir is now available and the annual meeting will be held Thursday 5th August.
July 13, 2021

Walk & Cycle Safe @ Okere Falls

This summer will be a whole lot safer for walkers and cyclists in Ōkere Falls. Work on a new shared path and four pedestrian refuge islands is set to get underway this month.
July 2, 2021

NZTA SH30 Speed Consultation

LAST CHANCE to have your say to Waka Kotahi on safer speed limits at the Eastern end of Rotoiti. Public submissions on the speed review finish 5pm Wednesday 7 July 2021.
June 30, 2021

Water Safety on Lake Rotoiti

A new page has been added to our website within “The Lake” section covering key boating risk factors, Rotoiti Harbour Master concerns & the BoP Regional Navigation Bylaw.
June 3, 2021

LRCA June 2021 Newsletter is Here

Our June 2021 Newsletter was E-mailed out Thursday 3rd June. If you have not received it you can read it on our website or become a member of LRCA to receive it by Email.
June 2, 2021

BoPRC Lake Structure News Letter

Regional Council is finalising the data to send to Ngāti Mākino to enable them to provide comments and feedback on lake structure applications.
June 2, 2021

East Rotoiti Sewerage Funding

RLC has requested additional funding from the Ministry for Environment for funding shortfall to enable tender decisions and Community advice.
June 2, 2021

RLC Long Term Plan 2021-31

RLC promulgated its 2021-31 Long Term Plan Consultation Document in early April. Council has now approved the Plan in committee.
May 17, 2021

Community Board Meeting

Come along to the Lakes Community Board Rotoiti Hui at the VR Resort, Mourea 7pm this Wednesday 19th May - all welcome.
May 7, 2021

Respected Rotoiti Rangitira Passes

It is with much sadness that LRCA has learnt of the recent passing of distinguished Ngāti Pikiao kaumatua, Wiremu (Willie) Emery.
April 29, 2021

SH30 Speed Limits Submission

LRCA submits that SH30 speed limits should be lowered to 60kph from Moose Lodge to Hongi’s Track to reverse dramatic increase in serious road accidents. REGISTER YOUR SUPPORT
April 28, 2021

LRCA Submission to RLC Plan

LRCA made this feedback submission on your behalf to the Rotorua Lakes Council’s Long Term Plan 2021-31 Consultation Document.
April 21, 2021

Lakes Community Board

Updates: Mourea/Okere shared pathway, Tamatea St playground and toilets, freedom camping, East Rotoiti sewerage and SH 30 speed limits and more.
April 15, 2021

Myrtle Rust at Lake Rotoiti

Researchers from SCION have confirmed the presence of Myrtle rust in Lake Okataina and Lake Rotoiti Scenic Reserves.
April 2, 2021

Lake Weed Spraying Plans

Aquatic weed spraying will be carried out on Lake Rotoiti via boat-based boom spraying intermittently between 7th April and 28th May 2021.
March 29, 2021

Rotoiti Lake Levels Remain Low

The 2021 year has begun similarly to 2020 with a prolonged period of drought. Accordingly lake levels have remained well below the desired minimum of RL279.10m.
March 22, 2021

LRCA Submission to BoPRC

LRCA recently represented your interests on a number of issues in its submission on your behalf to the BoPRC Long Term Plan 2021-31 Consultation Document.
March 21, 2021

Fascinating Rotoiti History

Read historical updates about the Otaramarae area, the Rotoiti Saw Mill at Mourea, an 1876 health trip to Manipirua springs & discharging Rotorua effluent in the Kaituna river.
March 7, 2021

LRCA Newsletter March 2021 Out

Our March 2021 Newsletter was E-mailed out Friday 3rd March. If you have not received it you can read it on our website or become a member of LRCA to receive it by Email.