Latest News

Our blog is updated with news and events of interest to our lake community. Click on the Pictures or Headings to read more. Please let us know via our contact page if there are any items you would like added.


January 1, 2022

LRCA AGM – Information 2 Jan 22

To keep our community safe only those with vaccination passes will be able to attend our AGM. More info & Issue updates available.
December 24, 2021

Okawa Bay Health Warning Issued

Observations by BoPRC indicate an extensive algal bloom in Okawa Bay. “People should avoid any contact with the water in Okawa Bay.”
December 17, 2021

Good Progress on SH30 Speed Review

Waka Kotahi has made excellent progress. Proposed speed reviews are expected mid January followed by 4 weeks public consultation.
December 17, 2021

Biolytix Booklet & Installation Progress

The BoPRC have just published a December Update for lake structure owners including updates on the replacement consent process and costs.
December 17, 2021

Summer News Letter Out Now

Our summer newsletter packed with information is on it's way. You need to be a member to receive it. Join or renew now to be keep up to date.
December 10, 2021

Te Arawa Lakes Programme

This report covers lake health and the considerable work done under the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme in 20/21 - includes Lake Rotoiti.
December 10, 2021

BoPRC Lake Structure Update

The BoPRC have just published a December Update for lake structure owners including updates on the replacement consent process and costs.
December 6, 2021

LRCA December 21 E-mail Update

Our December 2021 Newsletter has been E-mailed to members. Read it on our website or become a member of LRCA to receive it by Email.
December 4, 2021

Lake Structures Update – LRCA

BoPRC advise that they have now commenced and continue to work through the Resource Consent Applications for Rotoiti lake structures
December 2, 2021

Rotoiti Health Warning Lifted

The health warnings issued in November for Lake Rotorua the Ohau Channel and western end of Lake Rotoiti have now been lifted.
December 1, 2021

Dirty Weed Affects Spray Plan

The prime reason why an area or weed is excluded from a spray program is because its is “dirty” severely reducing the impact of spraying.
November 27, 2021

Urgent – Lake Structure Owners

If you have NOT made application for a new Resource consent , your structure(s) are now un-consented. URGENT ACTION IS REQUIRED.
November 27, 2021

Lake Level Submission Chance

Owners of jetties, boat ramps and boat sheds that were not included in the first round of limited notification have an opportunity to make a submission.
November 27, 2021

East Rotoiti Sewerage Update

Despite the many challenges of Covid, some progress has been made recently and Fulton Hogan have begun the process of installing Biolytix systems.
November 27, 2021

Rotoiti Reducing Algal Blooms

Following the recent Algal bloom, LRCA lake level guru Jim Stanton has these comments on the reducing incidence of Algal blooms at Lake Rotoiti.
November 23, 2021

Health warning for Lake Rotoiti

“People should avoid any activity which results in contact with the water in the western end of Lake Rotoiti, and Ohau Channel.”
November 21, 2021

Community Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent survey and your positive feedback. We learnt a lot and there were some great ideas raised.
November 18, 2021

Rotoiti Weed Spraying Update

Te Waiiti Point, Gisborne Point, Te Ruato Bay, Hauparu Bay & Ōkahutoroa Bay/Cherry Bay sprayed 18th November. 24 hr stand down recommended.
November 17, 2021

Covid Vaccinations 20 November

Ngati Pikiao have organised Covid 19 Vaccinations at Pikiao Rugby League Club, 3 Takinga St, Mourea, Saturday, 20th November 21.
November 3, 2021

Rotoiti Aquatic Weed Spraying

Diquat spraying is scheduled to be carried out from Monday 8th November and will continue intermittently until Friday 10th December 2021.