Te Arawa Lakes Trust Media Releases

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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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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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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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Partnership agreement to find long-term solution

28/08/2020

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO | MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2020 Rotorua Lakes Council, CNI Iwi Holdings and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have agreed to work together towards a new long-term solution for discharge of wai tātari (recovered wastewater). In response to significant iwi and community opposition to the current proposal to discharge treated wastewater to Lake Rotorua via…

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2020-2021 Registrations for Fishing Licences are now open!

06/08/2020

Kia hiwa rā Kia hiwa rā Te Arawa Whānui We are excited to let you know that we are now taking registrations for the Te Arawa Lakes Fishing Licence Ballot! In order to secure your registration please complete the form below by 14th September Click here for ballot registration form Key dates 6 AUG: Ballot…

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Partnership agreement to find long-term solution

28/08/2020

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO | MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2020 Rotorua Lakes Council, CNI Iwi Holdings and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have agreed…

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2020-2021 Registrations for Fishing Licences are now open!

06/08/2020

Kia hiwa rā Kia hiwa rā Te Arawa Whānui We are excited to let you know that we are now…

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Waterways plan strengthens tangata whenua considerations – but rights still need addressing

29/05/2020

Giving greater strength to the mana of waterways and recognising mahinga kai (natural resources) as a key measure of freshwater…

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Don’t spread unwanted freshwater pests this hunting season

23/05/2020

With the hunting season opening this Saturday 23rd May, Te Arawa Lakes Trust and Biosecurity New Zealand are reminding duck…

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Bylaws for taonga lake species now in effect

06/05/2020

New bylaws for Rotorua lakes to protect Te Arawa taonga species are now in place. From now on, anyone who…

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