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Registrations for Fishing Licences are now open!

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! Te Arawa Whānui! To register for the Fishing Licence BALLOT please complete the Registration form Click here  The processing timeline for fishing licences is as follows: Thur 22 Aug – Registrations open Tues 17 Sep – Registrations close Wed 18 Sep – FREE licences issued to Te Arawa Koeke 65yrs+ and Ballot for under…

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Fishing Ballot Announcement

The Te Arawa Lakes Trust received 328 registrations for Fishing Licences and have allocated 251 licences to our Beneficiaries. Here are the lists of those who will receive a subsidy for a licence in 2018. Read more below: Allocated Adult Fishing Licence 2018 Allocated Koeke Licenses 2018 Allocated U18yr Licenses 2018

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Fishing Licence Registration is now CLOSED!

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! Te Arawa Whānui Registrations for Fishing licences are now open. To Register for a licence you MUST be a registered beneficiary of the Te Arawa Lakes Trust. Please download a Beneficiary Registration Form under Key Documents if you want to register. If you’re already registered and want to be included in…

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Fisheries bylaws close next week

Our vision is that the Te Arawa taonga fishery is healthy, plentiful and sustainably managed, to ensure that our people have appropriate access to this fishery and that our tikanga and customary practices are promoted and recognised.” Tā Toby, Feb 2018. The key considerations for Te Kōmiti Whakahaere in the development of the proposed freshwater fishery…

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Climate change poses genuine threat to Te Arawa

Rising sea levels, greater fluctuations of lake levels and increasing water temperatures pose a genuine threat to many hapū and their tāonga around the Te Arawa rohe, and a new group established to address these concerns has already identified key areas where it can make an impact. The Te Arawa Climate Change working group, established…

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TALT to embark on Cultural Health Assessment project

We are embarking on a long term project to measure and monitor the health of our lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands, from a cultural point of view. We want to develop a way of doing so that is simple, measurable, and recognises the different ways in which whānau at each lake know that the environment…

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Proposed Te Arawa fisheries bylaw to protect freshwater taonga for the future

Te Arawa Lakes Trust

The Ministry for Primary Industries has publicly notified proposed new Te Arawa Lakes Fisheries Bylaws, which aim to protect the sustainability of freshwater taonga species and recognise traditional Te Arawa fishery practices. The proposed bylaws have been developed by Te Komiti Whakahaere, the Te Arawa Fisheries Committee, which sits within Te Arawa Lakes Trust. They…

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Ballot for Fishing Licences – Register your interest now!

Fishing season is almost here and the Te Arawa Lakes Trust will be issuing fishing licences this year via a ballot process and LIVE draw on Facebook. There are 3 easy steps to getting your licence this season; Register your interest for a Fishing Licence with the Te Arawa Lakes Trust. Watch the LIVE Draw…

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Fishing Licences are all sold out!!

Arohamai whanau. The fishing licences for the 2016 / 2017 season are all sold out. YOU MUST BE REGISTERED WITH TE ARAWA LAKES TRUST TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR OUR DISCOUNTED PRICES!! See us again next year in the first week of September. It is a first come, first served basis and they do go fast!

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