Place Holder

Place Holder

Roles and responsibilities

Te Arawa Lakes Trust

  • Represent iwi. Te Arawa has mana whenua as the owner of the lakebeds and provides cultural advice on all aspects of the lakes
  • Aid in the protection of the cultural identity of Te Arawa people and their lakes
  • Ensure the cultural identity wairua, tikanga and kawa of the Te Arawa people is invested in the strategy to improve the lakes of the Rotorua District
  • Protect the mauri of the lakes
  • Ensure meaningful and binding working relationships with iwi/hapu and their ancestral lakes

Rotorua Lakes Council

  • Administer the relevant sections of the Resource Management Act 1991
  • Provide and maintain sewerage and storm water discharge infrastructure
  • Plan for and manage land uses within the lake catchments
  • Contribute to funding to help improve the health of Rotorua lakes in association with the Crown and Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

  • Implement the Strategy for the Lakes of the Rotorua District
  • Administer the relevant sections of the Resource Management Act 1991
  • Implement the Rotorua Lakes Recreation Strategy and Regional Pest Management Plan
  • Implement the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme through operational objectives
  • Contribute to funding to help improve the health of Rotorua lakes in association with the Crown and District Council