Welcome to the Lake Taupō Forest Trust website

Our site is for owners and beneficiaries in Lake Taupō Forest Trust and all those who are interested in the future of the Trust.

Lake Taupō Forest Trust owns or administers around 32,000 hectares of land on the eastern shores of Lake Taupō for the benefit of owners, of which around 23,000 hectares are plantation forest.

There’s also information about our land, the forests, our history and news of activities in the forest and in our community.

“Join the Manupiri Kaitiaki Programme: Express Your Interest by July 14th!” Click here for more info.



Whāia te iti kahurangi ki tōna tauranga, kia pupū ake ai ko ngā painga katoa, ki a rātou e whaipainga ana ki tēnei ngahere.

Pursue the items of value to their destination,
so that benefits arise, for the beneficiaries of this forest.

Owner Access Pānui

We are pleased to have reopened sections of forest to hunting and recreation. Owner access was severely disrupted by Cyclone Gabrielle and....


Student Wānanga 2024

Available to all our grant recipients for 2024, this wānanga is to help you connect with fellow students around the motu, internship providers, potential employers, staff and trustees at Lake Taupō Forest Trust.