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 2017.

To book an event requiring full or partial lake closure please fill out the Aquatic Event Application Form.

To book an event where lake closure is not required please fill out the Lake and Harbour Usage Form.

Applications require a map defining the lake area required for the event.  To download a map to attach to your application please click on the lake name or area.

For more information please read the Rotorua Lake Closures Guidelines 2011.

Maps: Lake Ōkāreka​Lake RotoruaBeaumont RoadRotorua LakefrontHannahs BayHamuranaLake Rotomā​HamuranaMatahi SpitLake RotoitiLake RotoehuBlue Lake / TikitapuLake Ōkataina​ and Lake Tarawera.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Events Loaded

 

No Events Loaded

 

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.

2 June 2019  

Event/Who

3D / Active QT Ltd

Time/Closure/Usage

0830 - 1330 hrs / Full Closure - confirmed

Description

Multisport event involving paddling

Boat ramp will be inaccessible during closure period (0830 - 1330 hrs)

6 October 2019

Event / Who

Dragon Boat Regatta,  BOP Dragon Boat Club

Time/Closure/Usage

Sunday 6th October 2019
Specific Times TBC 

Description

Details TBC

Provisional Booking

11-13 October 2019

Event / Who

Kayak Regatta BL1, Canoe Racing NZ

Time/Closure/Usage

Friday 11th through to Sunday 13th October 2019
Specific Times TBC 

Description

Details TBC

Provisional Booking

6-8 December 2019

Event / Who

Kayak Regatta BL2, Canoe Racing NZ

Time/Closure/Usage

Friday 6th through to Sunday 8th December 2019
Specific Times TBC 

Description

Details TBC

Provisional Booking

There are no health warnings.

No Closures

There are no health warnings.
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