Aquatic weed control operations will be taking place intermittently between 2 May 2022 and 6 June 2022 in Lake Rotorua, Lake Rotoiti, Lake Tarawera, Lake Ōkataina, Lake Rotomā and Lake Rerewhakaaitu using the herbicide Diquat Dibromide. The full Te Arawa Lakes Aquatic Weed Management Ops plan is here
Follow up treatment may be applied following this period depending on the results of the initial treatment.
A rāhui on the area of control prohibiting swimming, taking food, and collecting drinking water will be in place for 24 hours following control operations.
Signage will be erected during this time to ensure all lake users are aware of this rāhui.