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Te Arawa backs Tribunal’s freshwater recommendations

Te Arawa Lakes Trust (TALT) has added its backing to the Iwi Leaders Group, supporting the recommendations of the Waitangi Tribunal report on National Freshwater and Geothermal Resources. The Tribunal has made a number of significant recommendations that would see decisions on the protection, use and restoration of freshwater bodies more effectively shared with relevant…

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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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DISCUSSION DOCUMENT: For the Te Arawa Lakes Trust Iwi Management Plan

Lake Rotorua - from DP article 2014

The Te Arawa Lakes Trust is working on the an Iwi Management Plan to ensure that Te Tūāpapa is firmly embedded in Council decision making about our Te Arawa Lakes. This discussion document has been developed based on feedback from our conversations with you during development of Te Tūāpapa, our Hungatiaki wānanga and the many…

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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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