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Opening dates change for lakes Rotoiti, Okataina and Tarawera

The traditional opening dates for lakes Rotoiti, Okataina and Tarawera are set to change for the new season.

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Notice of Ramp Closures in the Eastern Region

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The Hamurana boat ramp, Lake Rotorua will be closed for works for about three weeks from the 10th of May.

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Balloted Wetlands Gate Restrictions 2021 Hunting Season

Hunters entering the below and other Fish & Game managed wetlands require both a game bird hunting licence and a hunting permit issued by Fish & Game/ DOC.

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Aquatic Weed Spraying - Rotorua and Waikato Hydro lakes

7th April 2021. Mercury Energy have advised of a weed spraying programme commencing 12th April 2021 or as soon after the weather allows in the following Waikato hydro lakes; Aratiatia...

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Pioneer Energy to Lower Lake Aniwhenua

Pioneer Energy Ltd on behalf of Southern Generation LimitedPartnership have advised that the water level of LakeAniwhenua will be lowered by up to two metres below itsnormal minimum operating level...

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Waewaetutuki – Junior Hunt Opportunity

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As promoted in the special edition Fish & Game magazine, Eastern Region are offering junior licence holders the chance to go into a draw to win one of eight slots...

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Ballot Holders Gate Restrictions 2021 Season

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Boat Fishing 'how to', Lake Tarawera, Saturday 2nd January 2021

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Fish & Game provide ‘how-to’ boat fishing knowledge

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Notice office closure - Covid-19

Hello everyone.,Our offices will be closed during the Covid-19 lockdown. We will be working behind the scenes, so you can contact us in the usual manner: Tel 07 357 5501...

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Notice Aniwhenua levels lowered

We have been advised by Pioneer Energy that water levels at Lake Aniwhenua are to be lowered as below:

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Review of local angling rules underway

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The Eastern Fish and Game Council are currently reviewing its angling rules (dubbed the ‘Anglers Notice’) and are seeking feedback on several proposed changes.

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Respect the river – know the risks

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News of closures – Eastern Fish & Game region

We have been advised that the DOC camping ground at the Lake Tarawera outlet is temporarily closed. Contact DOC for more information.

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Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

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Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

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Anglers urged to seize opportunity

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Fish & Game are urging anglers to make the most of the opening date for upper stream sections in the region and excellent fishing conditions.

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Fish for Gold 2019

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Notice of application poison by EPRO, Taupo.

We have been advised by EPRO Ltd, Taupo of an intention to apply Vertebrate Toxic Agents in the Waipunga and Whirinaki areas, commencing 15 September and completed 20 December 2019.

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Aquatic weed spraying notice – Rotorua Lakes

Fish & Game has been advised by environmental planners Boffa Miskell that aquatic weed spaying on behalf of Environment Bay of Plenty will begin on Monday April 30th 2018.

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Weed spraying programme for Rotorua lakes

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We have been been advised that Boffa Miskell have begun their annual weed spraying programme in the Rotorua lakes.

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Health warning issued for Otautu Bay of Lake Rotoehu

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Medical Officer of Health, Dr Neil de Wet has issue a health warning for Lake Rotoehu's Otautu Bay which is replicated below.

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