conservation week and the ohau channel clean up

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(8th - 15th September 2013) River Rats Raft & Kayak 

River Rats are proud to be the first raft or kayak company in New Zealand to receive a Qualmark Enviro Gold Award. Our support of Conservation Week is just one of the initiatives that helped us achieve this.

We are a sponsor of Conservation Week and also have our own Ohau Channel Clean Up Event planned for Sunday 15th of September 2013!

Conservation Week is about showing how much you love New Zealand!

Check out the Conservation Week website for other events planned all round the country and join thousands of people celebrating New Zealand's unique wildlife, our incredible natural areas, and the places that are part of our history.

From 8-15 September 2013 you can take part in events & activities to show Aotearoa how much you love it.

Ohau Channel Clean up by kayak

Ohau Channel Clean Up

Date: Sunday 15th of September 2013

Town or city: Rotorua

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Location: Ohau Channel – Meet end of Takinga St, Mourea. Please contact us first to register your interest.

What you will need to bring: You can hire a kayak and equipment from us for a minimal fee, otherwise bring your own kayak, lifejacket, and clothing appropriate for the conditions on the day.

Cost: Free if you bring your own kayak. If you wish to hire a kayak a limited number are available for $10 per person. This includes the kayak, clothing and equipment. Please phone to book.

ohau channel clean up event 2013

Contact Person: Justin Hutton

Phone: 07 345 6543


Organisation managing the event:
River Rats Raft & Kayak

Event Description: Join River Rats for a kayak from Lake Rotorua through the Ohau Channel to Lake Rotoiti and pick up any rubbish from the channel and the river banks. We will finish at the boat ramp on SH 33 and can assist with shuttling people back to the lake front to pick up vehicles.

Other Details: Children should be accompanied by an adult– Check with River Rats in the event of bad weather


MAIN PHONE: +64 7 345 6543
HEAD OFFICE: Hangar 14s Rotorua Airport, 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
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