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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.


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.
November 2, 2021

Rotoiti Water Quality Policy Brief

The Lakes Water Quality Society has developed 1 page Policy Briefs for each or the Rotorua Lakes. Here is their Policy Brief for Lake Rotoiti.
November 1, 2021

Project Whakahaumanu

Project Whakahaumanu will create two new and restore two former wetlands, a viewing point and carpark and involve extensive native tree planting.
October 18, 2021

Okere Falls Mourea Dual Path

Progress on the Ōkere Falls to Mourea shared path is going well. RLC has responded to residents request for an underpass.
October 12, 2021

Biolytix Installation Progress

The latest update, (4 October 2021), from RLC has been sent to East Rotoiti residences covering the Biolytix system and the installation process.
October 12, 2021

SH30 Engagement Report

Waka Kotahi have reviewed the public feedback and submissions and have now published the Public Engagement on safer speeds for SH30.
October 5, 2021

Lake Structure Consent Update

LRCA maintains regular contact with BoPRC regarding Resource Consents for existing lake structures. Our latest update is now available.
October 3, 2021

LRCA Lake Level Submission

LRCA has updated its submission re 1 week trial lowering of the lake. Interested parties have until 5pm Thursday 7th October to make their submission.
September 13, 2021

Lake Survey – Help us to Help You

If you have a connection to Lake Rotoiti, please take a few minutes to fill in our survey. This will really help us to help you enjoy our lake more.
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.