Seeking feedback on our DRAFT Te Arawa Climate Change Strategy


Haumi e, hui e, tāiki e! Much like our ancestor Ngatoroirangi uttered during the journey from Hawaiki, we are signaling our Te Urunga o Kea group is ready and unified for a common purpose. Te Urunga o Kea was formed in 2018 following a request at the 2017 AGM for Te Arawa Lakes Trust to establish…

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Notice of Te Arawa Lakes Trust 2020 Annual General Meeting


VENUE: Te Pakira Marae, Hinganoa Drive, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua DATE:    Sunday 6 December 2020 TIME:    10:00am – 12:30pm Agenda Mihimihi Karakia Apologies Minutes of Previous Meeting Chairman’s Report Te Arawa Management Limited Chairman’s Report Te Komiti Whakahaere Chairman’s Report CEO Report Financial Report Resolution – Approve Appointment of Auditor General Business Nā Tā Toby…

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Notice of Te Arawa Lakes Trust 2020 Special General Meeting


VENUE: Te Pakira Marae, Hinganoa Drive, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua DATE:    Sunday 6 December 2020 TIME:    9:00am – 10:00am Agenda Mihimihi Karakia Apologies Consider Amendments to the Deed of Trust to primarily introduce electronic voting and electronic member registrations NOTE: A copy of the Deed of Trust and a full table of the proposed changes…

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Trout season opening signifies big steps forward for biosecurity and protection


While the opening of the 2020 trout fishing season this week has generated the usual level of excitement from locals and manuhiri alike, today also marks some key milestones for the protection of freshwater taonga and Te Arawa lakes. From Thursday 1 October, four warranted biosecurity officers from Te Arawa Lakes Trust will be located…

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New freshwater taonga species resources now available for download


Tēnā koutou katoa, Te Wai Māori Trust and NIWA thanks those who were able to attend yesterday’s online launch (watch here) of our new report, assessing the vulnerability of our taonga freshwater species to climate change. Over 1,000 people marked their interest in the event and our webinar has had over 800 views, reaffirming the importance…

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Job Opportunity: Te Hunga Tiaki Taiao


The vision for the Te Arawa/Rotorua Lakes is: “E tiakina ana, e manaakitia ana hoki ngā roto o te rohe o Te Arawa hei painga mō tātau me ngā whakatupuranga e ara mai nei, ā, me te aro ana ki te hononga tuku iho o Te Arawa ki o rātau roto”. The lakes of the…

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Partnership agreement to find long-term solution


PĀNUI PĀPĀHO | MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2020 Rotorua Lakes Council, CNI Iwi Holdings and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have agreed to work together towards a new long-term solution for discharge of wai tātari (recovered wastewater). In response to significant iwi and community opposition to the current proposal to discharge treated wastewater to Lake Rotorua via…

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2020-2021 Registrations for Fishing Licences are now open!


Kia hiwa rā Kia hiwa rā 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…

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Waterways plan strengthens tangata whenua considerations – but rights still need addressing


Giving greater strength to the mana of waterways and recognising mahinga kai (natural resources) as a key measure of freshwater health are positive inclusions in the Government’s new Action for Healthy Waterways Package, says Te Arawa Lakes Trust. Both actions were sought by the Trust in submissions to the Crown, but the Trust says it…

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