The National Troutcentre is run by a Charitable Trust in partnership with the Department of Conservation and Local Iwi and Hapu.

You can become a paid member of the Tongariro National Troutcentre Society Incorporated CC229477 and in so doing, help contribute to providing a world class visitors' attraction and centre of learning about trout and our fresh water ecology. By becoming a member you are supporting the children’s fishing activities, the school education programme, and the maintenance of our extensive museum, library, fresh water aquarium and associated outdoor features.

Members have the right of unlimited free entry to the Trout Centre for the duration of their membership, and can participate in its functions and have a say in its development.

​You can purchase an annual Family or Individual Society membership or make a donation to the work of the Society.