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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.


June 7, 2024

Mayor Recommends Option 2: $22,486

Community sewerage scheme submissions clearly heard by Council. Option 2 was moved by the Mayor and was passed unanimously. Rotorua Daily Post
June 7, 2024

Protect Rotoiti Water Quality Meeting

Meeting on Diversion Wall and leakage of Rotorua water into Rotoiti contributing to algal blooms: 10am, 30 June, Pikiao League Club Rooms, Mourea.
June 4, 2024

RLC Sewerage Scheme Decision Options

Thank you all for your phenomenal support. It is now Council decision time. They have 3 options the best for us being $22,485 Incl Gst.
May 10, 2024

LRCA Council LTP Submissions Are In

Thank you all for your phenomenal support. We had over 130 submissions supporting LRCA on our web site. You can read our submissions here.
May 1, 2024

Health Warning Ohau Channel-Okere Arm

HIGHEST CYANABACTERIA READINGS IN THE OHAU CHANNEL EVER RECORDED. Dogs seriously ill after playing in Lake Rotorua.
April 28, 2024

Sewerage Scheme Team Progress Update

Good progress has been made making our position on the scheme clear to Council. You can read about progress and our key actions here.
April 24, 2024

Richard Prebble’s Sewage Submission

Richard Prebble uses his weekly NZ Herald column to make his submission to the Rotorua Lakes Council on their proposed $45k charge for the scheme.
April 17, 2024

Rotorua Daily Post Meeting Report

Lakeside homeowners are furious about a “horrendous blowout” as they face paying up to about $88,000 per property to be connected to a sewerage scheme
April 15, 2024

Attendance Record @ LTP Sewerage Meeting

Meeting sends clear message to council that they won't accept scheme charge on grounds of un-affordability, misleading cost advice and questionable management.
April 7, 2024

LTP – Sewerage Cost Now Up To $45k!

Rotorua Lakes Council Long Term Plan proposes cost per property of $45,000 as a lump sum or $88,000 over 25 years You must have your say!
March 19, 2024

LRCA Member March 24 Update

Our March 2024 Newsletter has been E-mailed to members. Read it on our website here or become a member of LRCA to receive it by Email.
March 18, 2024

East Rotoiti Sewerage Cost Rises to $56m

Council will set the cost per property in June 24 in their Long Term Plan. RLC estimates it could be around $30,000 each. You must have your say!
March 18, 2024

Weed Spraying & Water Quality Issues

It’s been a frustrating year of poor water quality for some residents on our lake with weed spraying in some areas was cancelled.
March 17, 2024

National’s View on SH30 Safer Speeds

The National Government advises safer speed limits will be retained where there is a poor safety record and community support.
March 16, 2024

Ōkataina Update – Access Reduced

“Watercraft access will be preserved for four days a week, Friday to Monday daily 6am to 8pm, until April 29 2024, subject to meeting Check-Clean-Dry requirements.
January 21, 2024

AGM 2024 Minutes Now Available

Draft Minutes of meeting and presentations and discussions on golden clam, artificial reefs, lake weed and algal blooms available here.
January 10, 2024

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Okawa Bay

Observations by BoPRC indicate algal blooms in Okawa Bay. “People and pets should avoid any contact with the water in the bay.”
January 10, 2024

Volunteers Wanted for Rotoiti Bird Survey

We are looking for volunteers with boats for the 5 yearly bird survey of Rotorua Lakes one morning over Auckland Anniversary weekend.
December 28, 2023

LRCA AGM – Join our Team!

Come join our team! Your community needs you! With so many important issues around our lake your valuable input can make a huge difference.
December 28, 2023

Rogue Fishing Licence Web Site

NZ Fish & Game warn Anglers have reported being over-charged or have not receiving the licence they have paid for from overseas web site.