Te Arawa Lakes Trust Media Releases

Latest Media Release

Te Arawa Lakes Trust response to COVID-19

20/03/2020

Tēnā tātou katoa, On behalf of Te Arawa Lakes Trust staff, I wish to advise the following in response to COVID-19. Te Arawa Lakes Trust staff will continue to operate business as usual. We are committed to serving our Taiao, our people and partners as we navigate these challenging times. As an organisation we have…

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Coronovirus outbreak: E te iwi, āta titiro ki tēnei pānui hirahira…

05/03/2020

Minimising the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is important to keep our people safe and well at home and at work. Amid growing concerns, we have seen a great deal of information which is making it difficult to determine fact from fiction. Te Arawa Lakes Trust strongly recommend taking a precautionary approach and to follow any…

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Historic day as Lake Ōkaro lakebed transferred to Te Arawa

26/02/2020

Te Arawa and the wider community gathered today to celebrate the vesting of the Ōkaro lake bed to Te Arawa Lakes Trust, bringing all 14 Lakes under Te Arawa ownership and ensuring iwi will play a critical role in protecting the taonga for generations to come. The ceremony follows on from the 2006 Treaty of…

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Invitation to attend the Lake Ōkaro Ceremony

19/02/2020

Te Arawa Lakes Trust extends a warm invitation to attend the celebration marking the vesting of the legal ownership of the Lake Ōkaro lakebed to Te Arawa Lakes Trust The transfer of ownership is a significant milestone for Te Arawa, as it signifies the realisation of many years of collective effort from iwi, council and…

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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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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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