Rotorua Lakes

The Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes district encompasses 20 lakes, including the 12 major lakes below. The Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme is responsible for protecting and restoring the water quality of the Rotorua lakes. The programme is a partnership with Rotorua Lakes Council, Te Arawa Lakes Trust and Bay of Plenty Regional Council with funding from Ministry for the Environment. The LERNZ research group provides technical expertise, advice in support of restoring the lakes.