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Lake events and closures

The Rotorua Te Arawa lakes are used for events throughout the year.  Some events require full or partial lake closures.

Event guidelines and safety on lakes are covered under the Navigation Safety on the Rotorua Lakes.

For more information call the Lakes Maritime Team on 0800 884 880 or view the Bay of Plenty Regional Navigation Safety Bylaw 2010.

Click here to find out how to book a lake for an event.

Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake)

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

3rd and 4th June 2017 3D Multisport paddling event, Active QT Ltd

Set up: Saturday 3 June  2 - 4pm

Event: Sunday 4 June 8.30am - 1.30pm

Boat Ramp Closed SUNDAY ONLY DURING EVENT

Full Lake Closure. 

Course Map (PDF 200 KB)

Confirmed Booking

13th to 15th October 2017 Kayak Regatta BL1, Canoe Racing NZ Details TBA

Full Lake Closure.
Provisional Booking

28th October 2017 Rowing Regatta, Bay of Plenty Rowing Association 8am to 5pm

Details TBA
Provisional Booking

1st to 3rd December 2017 Kayak Regatta BL2, Canoe Racing NZ Details TBA

Full Lake Closure.
Provisional Booking.

16th December 2017 Half Ironman, Brand New Day Ltd Details TBA Details TBA
17th February 2018 Legend of the Lake Swim, Quantum Events Ltd Details TBA Details TBA
24th February 2018 Bryce Newton 100 Miler Water Ski Race, NZWSRA Details TBA Details TBA
2nd to 4th March 2018 Powerboat Nationals, Lakes Powerboat Club Details TBA Details TBA
21st to 22nd April 2018 Details TBA, NZWSRA Details TBA Details TBA

Lake Rotoma

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Lake Okareka

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Lake Okaro 

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Lake Okataina

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Lake Rotorua 

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Ohau Channel

Date                     Event / Who           Time/Closure/Usage           Description                        
       

Lake Rotoiti

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

       

Lake Tarawera

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description

Saturday 3rd June 2017 Rotohoe 3-Tarawera, Ruamata Waka Ama Club 9am - 4pm

Start Rangiuru Bay. 

Course Map (JPG 123KB )

Saturday 24th June 2017 Tarawera Fishing Competition 6am - 5pm Adjacent Stoney Point Reserve

Lake Rotoehu

Date

Event / Who

Time/Closure/Usage

Description