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Lake Weed Spraying Plans

11 November 2020

Aquatic weed spraying is scheduled to be carried out on in Lake Rotoiti in these areas: Okahutoroa Bay/Cherry Bay, Okawa Bay, Te Akau Peninsula, Te Weta Bay, Otaramarae Bay Boat Ramp, Whangamoa Drive, Kakaho Bay, Te Arero Bay, Tokerau Bay, Hinehopu, Gisborne Point and Okere Inlet.

Click here for an overview map of the control areas.

This work will be carried out via boat-based boom spraying using the herbicide diquat in gel form.

Work is scheduled to start from Wednesday, 18th November. This work may continue intermittently until Friday 11th December. Work is dependent on suitable weed, water and weather conditions and is subject to change.

Advertisements have been placed in the Rotorua Daily Post to run on the following dates to inform any lake users of both operations.

- Wednesday 11th November

- Wednesday 18th November

If you have any questions in relation to this work, please feel free to call us on 0800 638 943 or keep up to date with treatment progress on the LINZ website.