Information: Sir Toby Curtis Tangihanga

Update: Parking has been moved to ROTOITI RUGBY CLUB. This is due to weather conditions. E ngā reo, e ngā mana, e ngā kārangakaranga. For those who wish to pay their respects, please make contact with Piki Thomas and Dennis Curtis (their details are in the link below)...
Te Arawa extends ground-breaking health delivery

Te Arawa extends ground-breaking health delivery

A landmark partnership between iwi and Māori health providers – including Te Arawa Lakes Trust – is another step forward in designing and delivering equitable health outcomes for Te Arawa whānau. Called Taki O Autahi, the partnership involves Te Hau Ora o Ngāpuhi, Te...
Climate Change and Rotorua Urban Intensification

Climate Change and Rotorua Urban Intensification

Te Arawa Lakes Trust sees the relationship between Rotorua Lakes Council and the urban intensification of Rotorua as an opportunity. Te Urunga o Kea Climate Change Coordinator Lani Kereopa says there needs to be a focus on the health and wellbeing of the environment....

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...