The Office is open by appointment only – Phone 07 386 8839 or email 

If you have an appointment, you must wear a face covering, scan the QR code or sign the visitor’s register on entry.


Owner access to Lake Taupō and Lake Rotoaira Forests will remain as normal; Summer access hours – 4pm to 11pm on weekdays; and from 5am to 11pm on weekends.

At present permits and fob-keys are available from NZFM, 165 Atirau Road, Tūrangi, or permits ONLY from Lake Taupō Forest Trust, 81 Town Centre, Tūrangi.

Please note; the updating of fob-keys and permits are NOT available from Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board office in Taupō until further notice.

Ngā mihi