Te Arawa hopes new freshwater proposals will increase Māori involvement
Te Arawa Lakes Trust is welcoming moves to strengthen and reflect Māori values in freshwater management, including taking a more holistic approach to the mana and mauri of water.
Download Media Release statement here
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 iwi.
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 65yrs who are registered for a licence
Wed 18 Sep - if there is significant demand for licences there will be a Ballot for Under 65yrs who are registered in the ballot for a licence
Thur 19 Sep - Licences are issued as per the ballot to under 65yrs. Payments can be made online or by Eftpos at the Te Arawa Lakes Trust office. NO cash payments will be accepted.
Fri 18 Oct - Close off
To register for the BALLOT you MUST be a registered beneficiary of the Te Arawa Lakes Trust. Please download a Registration Form and complete if you want to register.
You can find a copy of Te Arawa Lakes Trust Fishing Licence Distribution Policy here
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…Read More
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-ElectionRead More
A reminder that our SGM will be held on Sunday 9 December 2018, 9am at Ōwhata Marae, Hinemoa Point Road, Rotorua. The AGM will follow from 10am-12:30pm and conclude with lunch. Nau mai, hara mai.Read More
Many of you will be aware the Councils must prepare plans that outline how they expect to meet the communites aspirations, deliver on their responsibilties and utilise the rates that are paid by all of us. The Te Arawa Lakes Trust will be making a submission to the long term plans for both Regional and…Read More
The Trust responsible for the ownership of the Lake Rotorua lakebed, Te Arawa Lakes Trust, will oppose an application by Rotorua Lakes Council to discharge treated wastewater into the lake. Download Media Statement HereRead More
TE URUNGA O KEA – TE ARAWA CLIMATE CHANGE WORKING GROUP MEDIA RELEASE 11 October 2018 ‘MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MEETS WITH TE ARAWA’ Te Arawa is ready to begin adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change. Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw, met with Te Urunga o Kea – Te Arawa Climate…Read More
A reminder to all members that nominations for the Te Arawa Lakes Trust Rohe Elections close tomorrow, Wednesday 26 September 2018. Completed nomination papers must be lodged with the Chief Returning Officer, no later than 5pm, Wednesday 26 September 2018. At this point in time, candidates may wish to consider emailing their completed nomination paper…Read More