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Notice of Election of Trustee: Te Kawatapuārangi Rohe

21/01/2021

Under the Te Arawa Lakes Trust Deed of Trust, notice is given that on Tuesday 16 March 2021 an election will be held for one (1) Trustee from Te Kawatapuārangi Rohe. Nominations  Nominations for the one (1) position opened on Wednesday 20 January 2021 and close at 5pm on Friday 12 February 2021. Nominations must…

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New self-certification rules for lake users to support biosecurity efforts

18/01/2021

Te Arawa Lakes Trust biosecurity officers will be targeting popular Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes boat ramps to ensure lake users can self-certify that their vessels and trailers are free from freshwater fish and pest plants to help stop the spread of invasive aquatic pests. The new rules are contained within the Bay of Plenty Regional…

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Christmas and New Years Office Hours

16/12/2020
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IMPORTANT 2020 Annual General and Special General Meetings: Change of Venue

02/12/2020

Due to unforseen circumstances, the Te Arawa Lakes Trust 2020 Annual General and Special General Meeting venue has changed. The AGM and SGM will still proceed on the previously notified date and time Sunday, 6 December 2020 9am – 12.30pm, but the Trust has determined that the venue for the meetings be changed to: The…

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Seeking feedback on our DRAFT Te Arawa Climate Change Strategy

20/11/2020

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

09/11/2020

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

09/11/2020

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

06/10/2020

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

11/09/2020

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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