Weed spraying programme for Rotorua lakes

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

The notice is shown below for your information: 

Aquatic weed spraying in the Rotorua lakes is planned to commence next Monday, 4 December.

Boffa Miskell recommend a 24hr stand down period for drinking water, taking fish and swimming within the spray zones. 

The following sites are scheduled to be treated from a boat with diquat in gel form:

 

  1. Lake Rotorua – Kawaha Point
  2. Lake Rotoiti – Gisborne Point
  3. Lake Rotoiti – Te Ruato Bay
  4. Lake Rotoiti – Okawa Bay
  5. Lake Rotoiti – Whangamoa Drive
  6. Lake Rotoiti – Te Ti Bay
  7. Lake Rotoiti – Ōkere Inlet
  8. Lake Rotoiti – Kakaho Bay
  9. Lake Rotoiti – Te Ārero Bay
  10. Lake Tarawera – Boat Shed Bay
  11. Lake Tarawera – Kōtukutuku Bay/The Landing
  12. Lake Tarawera – Stoney Point
  13. Lake Tarawera – Otumutu Lagoon/Humphries Bay
  14. Lake Ōkareka – Boyes Beach
  15. Lake Ōkareka – Acacia Bay

 

If you have any questions in relation to this work, please contact me on 0800-638 943 or keep up to date with the planned spray dates on the LINZ website.  Further updates on projected control dates will be provided nearer to the time.