BOP Regional Council Websites
The Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) has primary responsibility for the care of lakes and waterways in the Bay of Plenty. Up to date information, live-monitoring data, historical and current reports can be accessed through the BOPRC Homepage. For your convenience we have menu links to BOPRC sites of particular relevance to the Rotorua Lakes.
BOPRC Homepage – http://www.envbop.govt.nz/
Rotorua Lakes – http://www.boprc.govt.nz/environment/water/rotorua-lakes/
Rotorua Lakes Strategy – http://www.boprc.govt.nz/environment/water/rotorua-lakes/new-rotorua-lakes-strategy/
Health Warnings – http://www.envbop.govt.nz/Environment/Lake-Health-Warnings.aspx
Aquatic Pest Management – http://www.boprc.govt.nz/environment/pests/
BOPRC Fact Sheets – http://www.envbop.govt.nz/Knowledge-Centre/Fact-Sheets.aspx
BOPRC Policies – http://www.envbop.govt.nz/Knowledge-Centre/Policies.aspx
BOPRC Plans – http://www.envbop.govt.nz/Knowledge-Centre/Plans.aspx
Lakes Recreation Strategy – http://www.boprc.govt.nz/knowledge-centre/strategies/rotorua-lakes-recreation-strategy/
There are a number of organisations which promote the restoration of our lakes and waterways, and complement the efforts of LWQS.
We have provided menu links to a few such organisations and welcome suggestions for other useful links – please contact the LWQS Secretary.
Environmental Defence Soc – http://www.eds.org.nz/
Fish & Game NZ – http://www.fishandgame.org.nz/
Landcare – http://www.landcare.org.nz
LERNZ (Lake Restoration) – http://www.lernz.co.nz/
Waikato University – http://bio.waikato.ac.nz/staff/davidh_research.shtml
WaterNZ – http://www.waternz.org.nz/