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  • Lake Rotorua

    Responses to submissions for rules to protect lake released

    20 January 2017 10:00 a.m.

    Public submissions received on proposed rules to manage nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua from pastoral land use have been collated and evaluated by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. 

  • kauri die-back

    Kaimai checks for kauri die-back

    31 January 2017 11:00 a.m.

    An aerial search for signs of kauri die-back disease in the northern Kaimai range and surrounding areas will start this week.

  • Ohau Weir on Lake Rotorua

    Rain needed for Rotorua lakes

    1 February 2017 10:00 a.m.

    We all love a hot, dry summer and so far 2017’s given us just that. But it comes with a downside: some of Rotorua’s lakes are below their usual summer levels.

  • map of Orini works site

    Works to begin on Orini clean-up

    15 February 2017 12:00 p.m.

    Following an early-morning Karakia on the site this week, works are set to begin to cover and contain exposed wood waste on the banks of the Orini Stream.