Te Tai Tokerau Water

Media Release: Jun 2, 2021

Work to construct a water storage reservoir to support the emergence of new horticultural development on the Pouto Peninsula has commenced.

Media Release: Apr 22, 2021

A consent to access water from the Waiaruheiti stream, on the eastern edge of the Mid North scheme area, has been issued by Northland Regional Council.

Media Release: Apr 21, 2021

Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust has appointed two rural specialists to its team as it seeks to establish commercial relationships with landowners and potential users of the water schemes planned for development in Northland.

Media Release: Apr 20, 2021

An 85-tonne excavator has arrived on site to begin work on stage one of a new water storage reservoir near Glinks Gully in the Kaipara.

Media Release: Mar 4, 2021

Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis has checked in on progress and confirmed his support for the Matawii water storage reservoir near Kaikohe.

Media Release: Jan 22, 2021

An access road that will allow construction to begin on the 750,000 cubic meter Matawii reservoir near Kaikohe will be complete by the end of next month.

Media Release: Jan 14, 2021

Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust is planning to commence work on its first small reservoir in the Kaipara in a matter of months, Trust chair Murray McCully confirmed today. 

Media Release: Oct 15, 2020

An historic memorandum of understanding has been signed by Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust and the Lake Omapere Ahu Whenua Trust which could see the health of the lake restored before becoming part of a larger water storage scheme for the Mid North region.

Media Release: Oct 15, 2020

Work has begun on an access road which will allow construction of a 750,000 cubic meter water storage reservoir near Kaikohe to commence. The first sod was turned by Regional Development minister Shane Jones at a ceremony to mark the event today. 

Media Release: Sep 28, 2020

Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust deputy chair Dover Samuels is urging Māori landowners in the Mid North and Kaipara districts to discover the benefits of land use change, as it seeks to establish water reservoirs in both regions.

Media Release: Aug 17, 2020

The newly established Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust has moved quickly to lodge an application under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act to commence construction of a water storage reservoir near Kaikohe, the first of 17 nationally fast-tracked infrastructure projects approved by the Government to do so.

Media Release: Aug 13, 2020

The newly established Te Tai Tokerau Water Trust has appointed two new Trustees to help deliver one of the largest infrastructure projects seen in the province in decades. 

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