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Further funding secured for Tauranga CBD campus

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:25 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The prospect of a new, purpose-built shared tertiary campus has now moved closer with the announcement of up to $15 million funding from the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to expand Tertiary Education in Tauranga. More >>

Keeping stock off stopbanks prevents damage

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 10:21 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

As the winter weather and heavy rain sets in, Bay of Plenty Regional Council again reminds rural communities to keep grazing stock off stopbanks to ensure the stopbanks are best able to perform their function. More >>

Sludge on beach a natural occurrence

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An unusual brown sludge is nothing for eastern Bay of Plenty residents to worry about, according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Following recent queries from members of the public, the Regional Council confirmed that the foam and sludge on eastern ... More >>

Want to know what’s under your feet?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 10:56 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Your smartphone can now tell you. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and GNS Science have collaborated to develop an interactive portal which provides instant access to information on Bay of Plenty groundwater systems and geology. More >>

Last days to apply for waste initiatives funding

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

If you’ve got a good idea to get rid of waste, time is running out to apply for funding to get it off the ground. The Waste Resources Advisory Group (WRAG), administered by Bay of Plenty Regional Council, launched a new $50,000 fund last month to help ... More >>

Consultation on draft rules for rural land at Lake Rotorua

Monday, 14 July 2014, 2:38 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Consultation on the development of draft rules to limit nitrogen loss from rural land in the Lake Rotorua catchment has started. More >>

Wave buoy washes up near Papamoa

Friday, 11 July 2014, 3:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s wave buoy was found by a member of the public lying near the high tide line on Pāpāmoa beach early in the morning of11 July 2014. More >>

Woolly nightshade subsidy phased out

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:12 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

If you own, rent or lease land in the Bay of Plenty you will now need to meet the full cost of controlling the invasive pest plant woolly nightshade, following the phasing out of a subsidy programme. More >>

Tauranga Harbour targeted in Annual Plan

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:00 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Increased marine biosecurity efforts, new scientific research and an innovative approach to mangrove seedling control are amongst a suite of projects the Bay of Plenty Regional Council will be leading this year in its work to care for Tauranga ... More >>

New Regional Harbourmaster to begin on Friday

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 4:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Mr Buell’s highly commended maritime career was shaped in both the Royal New Zealand Navy and Canadian Armed Forces (Navy). He was the Regional Harbourmaster for Environment Canterbury before his move to Canada, where he was the Director of the Great Lakes ... More >>

Rena exclusion zone still in force

Monday, 7 July 2014, 3:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The two nautical mile exclusion zone for all vessels around the Rena wreck on the Bay of Plenty’s Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti) is still in place. More >>

Muck in at Onekawa Te Mawhai Regional Park

Monday, 7 July 2014, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fresh air, great scenery and a chance to meet like-minded locals while caring for a special Bay of Plenty spot, are on offer from 10am until 12 noon next Sunday 13 July at Onekawa Te Mawhai Regional Park. More >>

Apply for funding to enhance your environment

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fund Coordinator Sandy Hohepa says that the fund is open to almost any group or individual that wants some help getting started on a community-based environmental project in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Maori urged to harness global networks

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Leading technology will be a critical enabler for Maori development and marae should be looking to take the lead, delegates at a conference in Rotorua have been told. More >>

Māori to discuss future business aspirations

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The future of the Māori economy in the Bay of Plenty will come under the spotlight at a conference being held in Rotorua on Monday (June 30). About 200 delegates from around the region will attend the one-day hui, being hosted by the Bay of Plenty ... More >>

Virtual markers for Tauranga Harbour

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The approaches to Tauranga Harbour could soon have new markers for hazardous reefs and shoals – but they won’t be cluttering up our views. More >>

Smoky winter fires ramp up complaints

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Smoky outdoor fires on cool days are ramping up the number of complaints being made to Bay of Plenty Regional Council about smoke nuisance. And the number of complaints could easily be reduced if people managed fires well and understood the rules about ... More >>

Student fare for Tauranga buses confirmed

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:14 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Plans for next year’s Schoolhopper bus services are taking shape with fares being finalised and routes to be announced soon. More >>

Regional Council holds rate increase in Annual Plan

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:23 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has held its rate increase to an average of $2 a year for average properties in its Annual Plan. More >>

‘Cuppa and a chat’ sessions for Ōhiwa Harbour

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 10:34 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Members of the public are invited to come along to a community open evening and contribute ideas for the next set of actions to improve Ōhiwa Harbour. More >>

 

 

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