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The Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust is committed to making good things happen in our community. Since its inception the Trust has returned over $100 million by way of grants to a range of community causes in Rotorua.

Latest News and Publications

Here you will find all the latest updates with the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust including media releases, 2016 annual report, newsletters, etc.

The Heritage Collection

Since the year 2000 the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust has been collecting and bringing home important local artworks which now represent a valuable historical record of Rotorua's artistic endeavour.

About the Trust

The Trust is governed by a six member Board of Trustees, who are elected every three years by those people who are eligible to vote and who reside in the Rotorua District.


The Trust has supported hundreds of local organisations and groups since it began in 1994 contributing over $100 million to the Rotorua community.


The Trust is firmly committed to supporting education in the Rotorua District, having invested more than $4.5 million in the continuing education of young people.


The Trust produces a number of publications including newsletters, media releases and an annual report.