More than 66,000 catfish have been caught in Rotorua lakes since 2016. Now the Lakes Water Quality Society wants to take drastic action to prevent further spread of pest fish and weeds. Journalist Zizi Sparks finds out what it means for boaties.

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Every person launching a boat into a Rotorua lake will have to prove


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