Lake Taupō Forest Trust and Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust close

Cyclone Gabrielle has damaged lake taupō and lake rotoaira forests

The Trust Board has received word that Cyclone Gabrielle has caused “significant damage” to both Lake Taupō and Lake Rotoaira Forests.

Both areas, along with the Lake Taupō Forest Trust office in Tūrangi are now closed off to the public till further notice.

For more information from Lake Taupō Forest Trust please visit their website – Lake Taupō Forest Trust | Leader in sustainable forestry (

For information from Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust please visit their website – Welcome – Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust (

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