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Regional Council congratulates Māori ward decision

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is congratulating Whakatāne District Councillors on their decision last week to support the establishment of dedicated Māori electorates. More >>

New technology to alert people about emergencies

Monday, 13 November 2017, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new way to let people know about an emergency is coming to a phone near you. That’s the message from the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management who are leading the implementation of a new nationwide emergency alert channel. More >>

Regional Council looking to score weed

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 5:04 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Biosecurity Officer Shane Hona will be at the Kuirau Park Market this Saturday to swap native plants for weeds found in local's gardens. More >>

Free Ride Fridays

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Cruise into the weekend with free travel on all Bay of Plenty Regional Council contracted bus services between 4.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. every Friday during November. More >>

Bay of Plenty Jetski Owners Now Need to be Registered

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

New rules for Bay of Plenty mean jetski owners now need to register their vessels. This change was introduced as part of the new Navigation Safety Bylaw for identification and safety reasons. It means Bay of Plenty joins Waikato, Auckland and Northland ... More >>

Prep your boat, check your gear, know the rules

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the long weekend just around the corner, boaties are being urged to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules before hitting the water this season. With motorised vessels often being stored over the colder months, its hoped this reminder ... More >>

If you can’t call for help, you can’t be rescued

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Safer Boating Week (October 13-20) kicks off tomorrow with an important new message for boaties: if you can’t call for help, you can’t be rescued. Regional Council will be reinforcing this message at boat ramp workshops across the week (details ... More >>

Efforts continued to tackle pesky weed near Mount Tarawera

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 1:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Department of Conservation and Ahu Whenua Trusts Ruawāhia 2B, Rotomahana Parekarangi 6Q2B and Te Ariki have joined forces again this year to control silver wattle in Tarawera. The Tarawera Wattle Control Project is ... More >>

New Bus Contracts to Help Move Western Bay

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11:41 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

29 September, 2017 - More frequent bus services, new bus routes and the introduction and trial of five, state-of-the-art hybrid buses will form part of western Bay of Plenty’s future public transport network, following a Bay of Plenty Regional Council ... More >>

World Rivers Day Science Updates

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Sunday 24 September 2017 - New information to help Bay of Plenty locals to check on the state of their waterways is available online from today, World Rivers Day, on the Land Air Water Aotearoa (LAWA) website. More >>

River investment essential

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than $30m will be spent by Bay of Plenty Regional Council on science, restoration and policy work to protect and improve the region’s waterways this year. More >>

Teamwork Key for Tauranga Waterway

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Wednesday 20 September 2017 - Efforts by local community groups, land and business owners to improve waterway and wildlife health around Tauranga Moana (the Tauranga Harbour and catchments) have been highlighted as a feature of 2016/17 Tauranga Moana ... More >>

Rangitāiki River Scheme Review

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:29 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - The Rangitāiki River Scheme Review panel has completed the report into the infrastructure and the circumstances that led to the breach of a flood wall and associated flooding through the town of Edgecumbe on 6 April 2017. More >>

Offer of free consent for farmers closes next week

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is encouraging farmers that are ready to move to the next stage of Plan Change 10 to register for a free resource consent. The offer has been available to landowners of properties over 40 hectares in the Rotorua Catchment ... More >>

Hearings occurring on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 September

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:10 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Four hearings will take place at Tauranga District Court on Monday and Tuesday next week in respect to recent prosecutions undertaken by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Free BBQs and buses for World Car Free Day

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 1:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Celebrate World Car Free Day on Friday, 22 September with a free BBQ breakfast for bus passengers and free afternoon peak hour bus travel in Tauranga and Rotorua. More >>

BOP Regional Council Seeks Members for Rivers Schemes

Friday, 8 September 2017, 1:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is currently seeking members for its newly established Rivers Scheme Advisory Groups that will play an important role in decision-making on local river schemes. More >>

Free bus travel for AIMS Games

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:34 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

That’s the message to Anchor AIMS Games athletes, coaches, referees and supporters as the week-long tournament kicks off in Tauranga on Sunday, September 10th. More >>

More funding for environmental protection work

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 10:06 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will expand on existing efforts to maintain and protect the environment this year. More >>

Collaboration the key to successful outcomes

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council works with communities, iwi and industry and local government partners at every opportunity and these efforts will continue in the coming year. More >>

 

 

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