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Welcome to our website

Whanau Day:

The Whanau day has been tentatively booked for Saturday 20th March. If you have not registered for an activity, please contact agm2021@lrft.co.nz or call the office to register.

The Whānau day will be subject to COVID 19 levels remaining at Level 1.


The Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust office is still open to all visitors and owners. To find out more about our office operations click here. If you do visit the office, please follow the social distancing guidelines.


Te Uru Rākau is very pleased to announce that applications for Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships open on 1 June 2020, please see the Forestry Scholarship Leaflet.

Core Purpose

To sustainably use and protect our taonga in an optimal way that safeguards the environment and enhances the lives of owners and community.

Vision 2030

To transform LRFT from a forestry business into a fully diversified asset management company.

Our Values 

  • Taonga tuku Iho
  • Tikanga
  • Tūwharetoatanga