The Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Strategy Group is the overarching management group made up of representatives from Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Te Arawa Lakes Trust and Rotorua District Council.

It coordinates policy and actions to improve the Rotorua lakes. The committee is now established in law, as part of the Te Arawa Lakes Settlement, for coordinated management of the Rotorua lakes.

See the Office of Treaty Settlements website for:

  • Te Arawa Lakes Deed to Amend
  • Te Arawa Lakes Schedule
  • Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Summary

A Memorandum of Understanding has been developed between the Crown, Rotorua Lakes Strategy Group consisting of Te Arawa Lakes Trust, Rotorua District Council and Bay of Plenty Regional Council to assist the four partners in addressing the future of the Rotorua Lakes - in relation to the objective of maintaining or improving the water quality of the Rotorua Lakes through the Rotorua Lakes Protection and Restoration Action Programme.

Terms of reference

Committee membership

  • Pou Takiwaiora (Independent Chairperson) Sir Toby Curtis
Organisation Representative(s) Alternate
Te Arawa Lakes Trust
  • Raina Meha
  • Roana Bennett
Nuki Nicholson
Rotorua Lakes Council
  • Mayor Steve Chadwick (Deputy Chair)
  • Councillor Karen Hunt
Deputy Mayor David Donaldson
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Chairman Doug Leeder
  • Councillor Kevin Winters

Councillor Tīpene Marr

Ministry for the Environment
  • Martin Workman (Observer)
 

 

Meetings, agendas, and minutes

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima
Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Friday 5 April

9:30am

Rotorua Lakes Council, Council Chambers, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 14 June

9:30am

Rotorua Lakes Council, Council Chambers, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua

Agenda Minutes

Friday 27 September

9:30am

Rotorua Lakes Council, Council Chambers, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua

 

 

Note: Meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Date/Te ra Agenda Minutes
Friday 9 March  Agenda Minutes
Friday 15 June 

Agenda

Minutes
Friday 2 November Agenda Minutes

Friday 14 December 

Cancelled  
Date/Te ra Agenda Minutes

Friday 10 March

Agenda

Minutes

Tuesday 27 June

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 8 September

Agenda Minutes

Friday 8 December

Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
20 December

Agenda

Minutes