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Cultural Monitoring Plan – Aquatic Weed Control

17/12/2019

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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Nau mai, haere mai!

17/12/2019

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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Education Opportunity: Te Wairoa Scholarship

17/12/2019

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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Tribal Nations and climate change response – learnings for TALT

17/12/2019

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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He Mahere Taiao mō ngā wai o Te Arawa – Te Arawa Lakes Environmental Management Plan

17/12/2019

Following two years of consultation, our Environmental Management Plan has been formally lodged with councils and central government. He Mahere Taiao mō ngā wai o Te Arawa is our policy document which aims to ‘give life’ to Te Tuapapa o nga wai o Te Arawa (Te Arawa Cultural Framework). Its purpose is to influence and…

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Christmas and New Years Office Hours

17/12/2019
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Annual General Meeting

16/12/2019

VENUE:        Pounamunui Marae, Whangamoa Drive, Okere Falls, Rotorua DATE:           Sunday 8 December 2019 TIME:            10am – 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 Curtis Chairman…

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Te Arawa hopes new freshwater proposals will increase Māori involvement

04/11/2019

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

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Te Arawa backs Tribunal’s freshwater recommendations

01/10/2019

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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