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Aerial Spraying

Public Notice - 23 January 2015

Notice is hereby given that, as part of the Council’s Vegetation Control Programme in and around waterways of Otago, aerial spraying of willow and other noxious plants may be carried out between February and March 2015, along the margins of the following rivers and lakes:

Waitaki SRD

  • Kakanui River
  • Kauru River
  • Welcome Stream

Dunedin SRD

  • Taieri River – Below Outram

Central Otago SRD

  • Manuherekia River
  • Dunstan Creek
  • Taieri River – Maniototo

Clutha SRD

  • Lake Tuakitoto
  • Clutha River – Mouth to Roxburgh
  • Puerua
  • Pomahaka

Queenstown Lakes

  • Rees
  • White/Von

It should be noted that spraying will be primarily spot spraying of isolated areas of vegetation and will be carried out by helicopter using a glyphosate based chemical.

Any enquiries regarding the spraying programme should be directed to Daniel Meehan – Senior Field Officer, Engineering, cellphone 027 278 8594.

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