New plan to tackle invasive weed in Lake Karapiro

20 October 2016

We've got a new long-term plan to tackle the invasive weed hornwort at Lake Karapiro, one of New Zealand's world-class rowing venues.

We’ve partnered with the Waipa District Council, the Waikato Regional Council, Ngati Koroki Kahukura and Mercury Energy, to develop and implement this plan, with the services of NIWA.

The plan addresses the need for more sustained, targeted control of the weed and will reduce ongoing costs of control operations.

Read the Weed Management Plan for Hornwort in Lake Karapiro[PDF 3.55MB] (PDF 4MB)

Read Land Information Minister Louise Upston’s media release (on the Beehive website)

Last Updated: 20 October 2016

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