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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.


September 13, 2021

LRCA September 2021 Newsletter Here

Our September 2021 Newsletter has been E-mailed to members. Read it on our website or become a member of LRCA to receive it by Email.
August 31, 2021

Fishing Season Opening Date

The traditional opening dates for lakes Rotoiti, Okataina and Tarawera will change for the new season to 2nd October. Licences on sale now.
August 31, 2021

Lake Levels Update

Lake levels have generally been held within the normal operational range since late April. However, there have been a couple of glitches.
August 30, 2021

Weed Cordons at Otaramarae

New weed cordons at Otaramarae to reduce the risk of aquatic plant pests spreading when boaties don’t clean their vessels and trailers.
August 27, 2021

East Rotoiti Sewerage Update

RLC response of 27 August 21 to LRCA request for an update from Council regarding on-site installations at East Rotoiti.
August 26, 2021

RLC Representation Review

Local authorities are required to carry out a representation review every 6 years. Following feedback Māori Wards are proposed.
August 21, 2021

Jim Schuster, Ruato Bay

Radio NZ interview with renowned Marae restorer Jim Schuster who works with Heritage New Zealand on restorations around NZ and the world.
August 10, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccine Opportunity

Take advantage of a Community Covid 19 Vaccine opportunity coordinated by Ngati Pikiao 13th August for ages 55+ at Waiatuhi Marae.
August 10, 2021

Te Arawa Responsibilities

For generations Te Arawa have lived in the embrace of the land surrounded by water. It is their duty to ensure that this mutually supportive relationship endures.
August 4, 2021

SH30 Safer Speeds Update

Waka Kotahi are close to completing a review of all the feedback. Here are details of their next steps, reporting and formal consultation.
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.