Mahi is continuing on the development of the Aquatic Weed Control – Cultural Monitoring Plan, which will ensure cultural impacts are considered and monitored for various activities on the lakes. The draft plan was developed in May and is already being implemented as part of recent resource consents for weed spraying – with follow-up monitoring…

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Please join us in welcoming some new Trust whānau members. Dave Marshall – Kaitohutohu Taiao (Environmental Advisor) Dave, originally from Auckland has joined our environmental team – bringing more than 20 years of environmental policy and RMA experience with him. Dave started as Kaitohutohu Taiao in October 2019 having previously worked for a range of…

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Piki mai rā , kake mai rā Hōmai te waiora kia tū tākiwai tākiwai tākiwaiora Seeking a PHD Candidate: Incorporating Mātauranga in Multi- Criteria Decision Making We seek a PhD student enthusiastic to forge progress at the nexus of mātauranga with the use of quantitative scientific data in environmental management. The student will work with…

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Learning more about the way tribal nations are responding to climate change was the key focus for Environment Manager Nicki Douglas at the Adaption Planning Workshop in Anacortes, Washington last month. Te Urunga o Kea (Te Arawa Climate Change Group) has formed a special relationship with the University of Northern Arizona and the Indigenous Training…

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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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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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  When Davina Thompson entered into the catfish trapping competition as part of the Te Arawa Games, she never imagined it would spark a passion for eradiating the pests – and a job.   Today, her volunteering has morphed into a role with Te Arawa Lakes Trust, helping others spark a passion in netting the…

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Although results have been publicly advertised, these are the official results for the Trustee Election. We’re excited about the new board and acknowledge the previous board members for their contribution and service to the Trust and our people. Nei rā te mihi ki a koutou TeArawaLakes-DeclarationofResult-2018-Election

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