Te Arawa Wetland Restoration: March update

A lot of our mahi in March was focussed on Te Pourepo O Kaituna, a historic wetland that our crew has been helping to restore over the past year. In the late 1970’s, a huge flood along the Kaituna River washed kahikatea seeds up onto the pastures. 50 years later these...

Catfish Killas: March update

The Te Arawa Catfish Killas team are currently monitoring 65 nets across Lake Rotorua and Lake Rotoiti. Six of these nets are in Te Weta Bay, where our first catfish was discovered back in 2016. In March, we caught up with Lynmore Primary School down at Te Weta Bay to...

He Pānui: Aquatic Weed Spraying in Te Arawa Lakes

Te Arawa Lakes Trust would like to inform you that aquatic weed control operations will be taking place intermittently from 02 May 2022 until 06 June 2022 in Lake Rotorua, Lake Rotoiti, Lake Tarawera, Lake Ōkataina, Lake Rotomā and Lake Rerewhakaaitu. These aquatic...

Te Arawa Lakes Trust welcomes Environment Aotearoa 2022

Te Arawa Lakes Trust welcomes Environment Aotearoa 2022; the report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ’s on the state of our Taiao for Aotearoa. Te Arawa Lakes Trust Environmental Manager Nicki Douglas says the report is a national overview of our...

Aquatic weed management programme

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), Toi Moana Bay Of Plenty Regional Council and Te Arawa Lakes Trust would like to inform our communities and residents that Te Arawa Lakes Trust is taking up delivery of the aquatic weed management programme for the...