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Air monitoring at Aerodrome Road gets ramped up

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

People working and living around Aerodrome Road in Mount Maunganui will be pleased to learn that three new air monitoring stations located in the area are about to go live. More >>

Environmental prosecution leads to good outcomes

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Waiotahi Contractors have been fined $88,200 for allowing sediment contaminated stormwater to enter the Kaitemako Stream in Ohauiti. The offending happened during a late summer rain event in February last year, when despite being warned about oncoming rain, ... More >>

Local bodies join in Armistice Day celebrations

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:26 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Sea, sky and land came to life yesterday in commemoration of the centenary of the armistice. Bay of Plenty Regional Council represented the sea – anchoring in the channel beside Memorial Park and sounding the horn at 11:01 to break the minute silence, ... More >>

Regional Council ready for national water reforms

Friday, 2 November 2018, 10:20 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

National water reforms and the importance of maintaining momentum on local waterway improvements were the focus of discussion by Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors at their Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting this week. More >>

Harbourmaster’s patrols are out and about

Friday, 2 November 2018, 9:11 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has commenced region wide maritime patrols – reinforcing safety on the water. More >>

Regional Council welcome SH 2 plans

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:21 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has welcomed the Government’s plans to improve the safety of the State Highway 2 (SH2) corridor between Waihī and Tauranga. More >>

Kaituna bar camera goes live

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 10:44 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new camera has been installed above Bay of Plenty’s most dangerous bar - the Kaituna Cut, giving boaties an up-to-date look at the bar conditions. More >>

International accolades for Regional Council

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s work in developing an innovative risk-based planning approach for natural hazards has received international recognition, winning the Commonwealth Association of Planners Outstanding Planning Achievement Award. More >>

Free Rotorua buses for Royal visit

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua residents will be able to catch free buses and maybe a glimpse of Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle as part of the Royal visit to the city on October 31. More >>

Positive Annual Report highlights work achieved

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has closed off its 2015-2025 Long Term Plan with a positive Annual Report, which highlighted the work achieved by Council between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. More >>

If you like trout, think about catfish

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:58 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

All it would take to cause irreversible damage to our lakes and tributaries is one person transporting a catfish or its eggs to a new body of water and starting another population. More >>

BOP River improvement targets exceeded

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 10:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 136 kilometres of Bay of Plenty waterway margins have been protected from stock access in the past year through riparian management partnerships between private landowners and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Agri-tourism to provide new income stream for farmers

Friday, 21 September 2018, 10:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua’s booming tourism industry could provide a way to farm less intensively while generating additional income streams for farmers. More >>

SOS - Save our Stopbanks

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 10:27 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following a wet winter, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is again reminding rural communities to think twice before grazing stock on stopbanks. More >>

One more winter to clean the air Rotorua

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 3:09 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Next winter is the last winter Rotorua residents will have to use their old wood burners before regulations are enforced. More >>

Outdated irrigators in front of the courts again

Friday, 24 August 2018, 9:50 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Two companies have been fined for dairy effluent discharges onto land which led to waterways. Both discharges were discovered by Council staff during routine compliance checks. Tirohanga Farm Limited and TNN Holdings Limited pleaded guilty to the charges ... More >>

Research on whitebait ‘love zones’

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:39 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

As the region’s whitebait fishers dust off their nets, Bay of Plenty Regional Council Freshwater Ecologist Alastair Suren is working on research to map whitebait ‘love zones’; the areas where whitebait spawn. More >>

Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor numbers to remain same

Friday, 3 August 2018, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors voted yesterday to maintain the current representation structure as their final representation proposal for the 2019 Local Government elections. They also committed to another review before the 2022 election. More >>

Waihi beach service moves to two days

Monday, 23 July 2018, 4:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The ‘Town Connector’ Waihi and Waihī Beach to Katikati van service will run two days a week from August 1. More >>

Annual Lake Rotoiti drawdown to begin

Monday, 23 July 2018, 2:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The annual drawdown of Lake Rotoiti will commence over the coming few days and will see the lake drop 100mm below its normal operating range. More >>

 

 

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