• A full set of the annual financial statements are now available

  • Sowing the seeds for Garden Festival

  • Rotorua dances to Cuban beat

  • Project lightens clubs' energy costs

  • Grant helps community arts shine

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The Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust is firmly committed to supporting education in the Rotorua District. It makes a number of scholarships available to a wide range of people at the same time each year.

Latest News and Publications

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

The Heritage Collection

The Rotorua Trust began collecting and bringing home an important historical art record which reflects the artistic endeavour in the Rotorua District, in 2000

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 approximately $80 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.