Te Arawa Lakes Trust Media Releases

Te Arawa backs Tribunal’s freshwater recommendations

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 iwi.

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Tribunal Report on the National Freshwater and Geothermal Resources Claim 2358

Freshwater Iwi Leaders Group Media Release on Wai 2358 Claim


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Media Statement – TALT opposes proposed wastewater discharge


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


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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Developing a Te Arawa Lakes Trust Iwi Management Plan


Over the next few months we will be preparing a concise Iwi Management Plan to voice the overarching policy direction…

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Resource Consents

Resource consents and the RMA


There has been a steady reduction of resource consent applications for lake structures since the cultural values work begun. May…

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Proposed Te Arawa fisheries bylaw to protect freshwater taonga for the future


The Ministry for Primary Industries has publicly notified proposed new Te Arawa Lakes Fisheries Bylaws, which aim to protect the…

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Te Arawa working group formed to combat climate change


A new working group has been set up to help Te Arawa iwi and hapū with the growing issue of…

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Job Opportunity: Te Arawa Management Limited – Commercial Manager


Te Arawa Management Limited (TAML) is in an exciting strategic development stage. We are seeking a part-time Commercial Manager responsible…

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