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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Other News

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Te Arawa Management Ltd developments

03/04/2018

Te Arawa Management Ltd has a new director with David Tapsell joining Tanira Kingi, Geoff Rolleston, Lana Ngawhika and Mana…

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Fisheries bylaws close next week

03/02/2018

Our vision is that the Te Arawa taonga fishery is healthy, plentiful and sustainably managed, to ensure that our people…

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Change of name for Kaitiaki Wānanga

03/01/2018

We have heard that hunga tiaki is the appropriate term for a Te Arawa tangata/wahine taking care of the taiao…

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Climate change poses genuine threat to Te Arawa

03/12/2017

Rising sea levels, greater fluctuations of lake levels and increasing water temperatures pose a genuine threat to many hapū and…

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TALT to embark on Cultural Health Assessment project

03/11/2017

We are embarking on a long term project to measure and monitor the health of our lakes, rivers, streams and…

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