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Auckland boat brings marine pests to Pilot Bay

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:36 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An Auckland boat infested with the marine pests Mediterranean fanworm and clubbed tunicate sea squirt was discovered on a Pilot Bay mooring in Tauranga Harbour last week. More >>

Farm consultant - how to farm green but stay in the black

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 1:00 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A leading farm consultant will share her knowledge and expertise on how to farm sustainably at a Rotorua public science forum on Thursday. Agribusiness Headlands consultant Dr Alison Dewes is one of the speakers at Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme’s Science ... More >>

Hard work brings good results for water

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 10:53 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Environmental initiatives at Affco’s Rangiuru freezing works have achieved steadily improving water quality results for the Kaituna River. More >>

Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project settles appeal

Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

On 13 November 2014, the Environment Court accepted settlement of the Appeal against the consents for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project following a short hearing in Mount Maunganui. More >>

Free Friday bus for Garden Art Festival Expo

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:37 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A free shuttle bus will help people get from downtown Tauranga to the Garden Art Festival Lakes Expo Pavilion, next Friday 21 November. More >>

Work complete to remove surf reef

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:35 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Work to remove the Mount surf reef is almost complete, despite high seas hampering some of the work. More >>

US water quality expert to speak at Science Evening

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:23 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An American water quality expert who has studied and modelled the effects of nutrients in USA lakes will be sharing his knowledge at a public forum in Rotorua on Thursday 20 November. More >>

Youngsters learn to care for the environment at Eco Carnival

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:20 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 250 Rotorua primary school students learned more about their environment and what they can do to look after it at the Rotorua Youth Environment Forum's (RYEF) Eco Carnival at Ray Boord Park yesterday. More >>

Tauranga Harbour sediment source confirmed

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 11:35 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

New research has found that stream bank erosion may be a significant cause of sedimentation in Tauranga Harbour. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that as part of its efforts to care for Tauranga Harbour, ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Regional Council releases Rena report

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has released its S87F report on the Rena owners’ Application to leave the wreck in place on Otaiti (Astrolabe) reef. More >>

Judea industrial sites show low risk of contamination

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:32 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Recent audits of Judea Industrial sites has shown that most sites have a good understanding of stormwater issues and are taking steps to manage their environmental effects. More >>

Mamaku farming company fined for effluent discharge

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Mamaku dairy farming company has been fined a total of $49,875 in Tauranga District Court for two offences of discharging effluent to land where it could enter a watercourse, and one offence of breaching an abatement notice. More >>

Care groups celebrate success

Monday, 20 October 2014, 1:46 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Volunteers from eight environmental care groups gathered at Ōpōtiki yesterday, to celebrate their successes and share their knowledge and ideas. More >>

Stay on top of spring weeds

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Landowners are being encouraged to take a second look at spring growth and get ahead of pasture and garden weeds by taking action now. More >>

Regional Council adopts Maori title

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:38 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name. More >>

Boating safety lessons for Rotorua youngsters

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:09 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council wants to ensure young Rotorua boaties are safer on the water this coming summer. The Regional Council’s Maritime Unit is running a free pilot programme on Boating Safety for about 900 Rotorua Intermediate School ... More >>

Regional Council delivers on significant projects

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:52 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council focused on delivering on its major projects for the second year of its Ten Year Plan. More >>

New oil spill on-scene commander appointed

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:49 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty has appointed a new regional oil spill on-scene commander to manage oil spills in its waters. More >>

New direction for Bay of Plenty resource management

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 2:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors celebrated the adoption of the new operative Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement (RPS) during their full council meeting in Rotorua today. The RPS became operative on 1 October. More >>

Technical advisory group for lakes programme

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 10:51 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has formed a new Land Technical Advisory Group (Land TAG) to provide independent advice on land-based nutrient management solutions for water quality. More >>

 

 

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