Te Arawa Lakes Trust Media Releases

Latest Media Release

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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Media Statement – TALT opposes proposed wastewater discharge

11/10/2018

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 Here

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Minister for Climate Change meets with Te Arawa

11/10/2018

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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