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Fonterra fined for Edgecumbe overflows

Friday, 31 July 2015, 3:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fonterra Limited has been fined a total of $174,150 in Tauranga District Court for six separate offences under the Resource Management Act. Fonterra pled guilty to all six charges and was sentenced by Judge Smith at a hearing on 27 July. More >>

Spray season begins for kiwifruit growers

Friday, 31 July 2015, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The spray season for kiwifruit growers starts this month (SUBS: August), and Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working with the industry to minimise spray concerns. More >>

New bus fares from Monday

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bayhopper and Cityride passengers are reminded that fares are set to rise from Monday (SUBS: 3 August). More >>

Wave buoy back in water

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s wave buoy was put back into the water last Thursday following a five-month absence. More >>

Funding for more bright ideas to save waste

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:12 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A fund which helped turn trash into treasure is available again for new projects throughout the Bay of Plenty. More >>

New bus fares from August

Monday, 6 July 2015, 2:51 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The rise, of around five percent to each fare, will see passengers paying for a greater percentage of the cost of running the service. More >>

Cityride improvements launching later this month

Monday, 6 July 2015, 2:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

It will soon be easier to catch the bus in the Rotorua CBD with improvements to the Cityride network launching on Monday 20 July. More >>

Green light for Kaituna River re-diversion

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has brought the Maketū community a step closer to having a healthy estuary this week, by gaining resource consent approval for the Kaituna Re-diversion and Ōngātoro/Maketū Estuary Enhancement Project. More >>

Councils investing in Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour health

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will invest $6.5 million on work to care for land, water, wildlife and boating safety in the Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour and its catchment this year. More >>

Hot Swap to continue until 2016

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua urban residents now have more options available to help them pay for clean home heating and insulation. More >>

Strong support for Council’s environmental protection work

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10:49 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Submissions to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan showed strong support for the Council’s environmental protection work. More >>

Focus on economic development

Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:25 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided to go ahead with more region-wide economic development planning under its Long Term Plan, adopted last week. More >>

Regional Council puts funds aside for sewerage systems

Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:05 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has budgeted for reticulated sewerage systems around the region in its Long Term Plan adopted this week. The relevant city or district councils are the lead agency for sewerage projects, and the Bay of Plenty Regional ... More >>

Rangitāiki Floodway widening work completed

Friday, 26 June 2015, 10:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The latest stage in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Rangitāiki Floodway project has been completed. More >>

Council supports community groups helping the environment

Friday, 26 June 2015, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is allocating $552,000 to help community groups look after the environment under its Long Term Plan adopted this week. More >>

Long Term Plan delivers on Regional Council priorities

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted a Long Term Plan that focuses on delivering healthy water and soils, and resilient communities for the Bay. More >>

Add your voice to the region’s water discussion

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 10:52 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Do you have an interest in how water is used, allocated and valued? Do you want to get involved with adding your voice to the discussion? More >>

Signing marks new phase for Tauranga CBD campus project

Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:44 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The document outlining the conditions for regional funding contributions to Tauranga’s next tertiary campus has been signed. More >>

Feisty refugee heads home after oil spill

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 10:41 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A feisty teenage penguin swam home to the rocks around Mauao this morning after about six weeks of luxury living following an oil spill in Tauranga Harbour in late April. More >>

Annual Lake Rotoiti drawdown achieved early

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 10:26 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Lake Rotoiti is now at its annual minimum level following Okere Gate operations to lower the lake by 100mm below normal operating levels. More >>

 

 

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