conservation week and the ohau channel clean up

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(14th - 27th October 2017) River Rats Raft & Kayak 

River Rats are proud to support conservation week. This support is just one of the initiatives that helped us achieve a Qualmark Enviro Gold award.

We have our own conservation week event, the Ohau Channel Clean Up planned for Sunday 22nd of October 2017.

Conservation Week is about showing how much you love New Zealand!
This years theme is 'Love My Backyard'

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 14-27 October 2017 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

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. Bring your own kayak, a limited number of kayaks are available but you must contact River Rats to book these. We will finish at the boat ramp on SH 33 and River Rats can assist with shuttling people back to the lake front to pick up vehicles.


When -

Sunday 22nd of October 2017



Where -

Ohau Channel

Meet at the end of Takinga Street

Mourea, Rotorua


Cost – Free


Bookings - Please contact us to register your interest.


Bookings essential if you wish to use one of our kayaks as numbers are limited.

Email -

Phone - +64 7 345 6543

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