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Te Arawa Whānui

We are excited to let you know that we are now taking registrations for the Te Arawa Lakes Fishing Licence Ballot!

In order to secure your registration please complete the form below by 14th September

Click here for ballot registration form

Key dates

6 AUG: Ballot registrations open

14 SEPT: Ballot registrations close

15 SEPT: FREE licences issued to Te Arawa Koeke 65 years and over.

Live draw via FB for under 65yrs who registered for the ballot

16 SEPT: Licences are issued as per the ballot draw.

Payments can be made online or via EFTPOS at Te Arawa Lakes Trust Office. NO cash payments accepted.

1 OCT: Trout season opens

31 OCT: Close-off


To Register for a licence you MUST be a registered beneficiary of the Te Arawa Lakes Trust. If you are not registered with the Trust you can download a registration from our website here

Our Fishing Licence Distribution Policy can be found here

If you have any pātai or enquiries regarding fishing licences please email us on fishinglicence@tearawa.iwi.nz

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Te Arawa Lakes Trust