Combining traditional Māori art and craft with science to combat lake weed

Climate Change

Te Ara ki Kōpū: Te Arawa Climate Change Strategy


Bolstering protection on our lakes

Moving forward together with purpose and confidence

Te Arawa Lakes Trust is responsible for the oversight and management of Te Arawa’s settlement assets, including the region’s 14 lakes.

Te Arawa Lakes Trust was established in 2006 to receive, manage and administer the trust funds on behalf of and for the benefit of present and future members of Te Arawa.

Our Purpose

Our History





Ngā Pānui

Declaration of Result of Election & Poll

Election of Trustees Notice is hereby given that the result of the election of nine (9) Trustees to the Te Arawa Lakes Trust concluding on Saturday 27 November 2021 is as follows: Te Kawatapuārangi Rohe (3 vacancies) Votes Received CURTIS, Noble Thomson (Toby) 268...

Job Opportunity: Executive Board Secretary/Hēkeretari

Are you an experienced administrator, a great organiser and want to work for a leading Rotorua Iwi Trust? This is a new position created to ensure a seamless and efficient operation that services the needs of the Board and CEO. You will be well-organised, have strong...

Te Arawa-led COVID call centre creates 30 jobs

Up to 30 local jobs will be created with the establishment of a new Rotorua-based, Te Arawa-led COVID Vaccination Heathline call centre. Facilitated by Te Arawa Lakes Trust, the contact centre is being co-delivered in partnership with Whakarongorau Aotearoa and will...

Are you from Te Arawa and have not registered yet as an iwi member?

Registering with Te Arawa Lakes Trust enables us to ensure your details are correct and up-to-date so we can keep you informed about information pertinent to you