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Papamoa Beach boosts BOP’s appeal in TripAdvisor Awards

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Thursday, February 23: Papamoa joins Ohope and Mount Maunganui as one of the country’s top 10 beaches, according to the TripAdvisor 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards Best Beaches in New Zealand. More >>

Tool launched to check if money grows from trees

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:51 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An online tool has been launched to help landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment understand the potential economic gains from converting all or parts of their property to pine or Mānuka. More >>

New boating rules for Bay of Plenty get the tick

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:36 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Councillors adopted the new Navigation Safety Bylaw at their first meeting of 2017 this week. The new regulations will come into effect on 1 July 2017, in time for next summer. More >>

Used nappies and trash not a treasure for stream

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:49 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Used nappies, a lamp shade, double bed base and old TV is just some of the trash Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff found in the Mangakakahi Stream this week. A concerned member of the public made staff aware of the trash via their Pollution ... More >>

Works to begin on Orini clean-up

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 12:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following an early-morning Karakia on the site this week, works are set to begin to cover and contain exposed wood waste on the banks of the Orini Stream. More >>

Six candidates for Mauao by-election

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:58 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Six candidates have been nominated for election to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in the Mauao Māori Constituency by-election scheduled for March this year. More >>

Last call for Mauao Māori by-election nominations

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 1:33 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Nominations for candidates seeking election as a Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor for the Mauao Māori Constituency will close at 12 noon this Monday 13 February. More >>

Rain needed for Rotorua lakes

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:46 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

We all love a hot, dry summer and so far 2017’s given us just that. But it comes with a downside: some of Rotorua’s lakes are below their usual summer levels. More >>

Kaimai checks for kauri die-back

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 1:30 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An aerial search for signs of kauri die-back disease in the northern Kaimai range and surrounding areas will start this week. More >>

Bay of Plenty Regional Council to join appeal process

Monday, 23 January 2017, 12:31 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided to join the Ministry for Primary Industries’ appeal process relating to the declaration related to controls on fishing-related activities in regional plans. More >>

Responses to submissions for rules to protect lake released

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Public submissions received on proposed rules to manage nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua from pastoral land use have been collated and evaluated by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

It takes three to ski

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

If you are planning a ski on Bay of Plenty waterways this summer, remember it takes three to ski. Any boat towing a skier, biscuit, wake board or similar device needs an observer. More >>

By-election for Mauao Māori Constituency

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 10:54 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Nominations for candidates seeking election as a Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor for the Mauao Māori Constituency will open next Monday 16 January, when a by-election for the Constituency is formally publicly notified. More >>

Bus fares to rise from next Monday

Monday, 2 January 2017, 2:03 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bus fares to rise from next Monday 2 January 2017 Bus fares on all Bay of Plenty public transport services will rise five (5) percent from Monday next week, affecting Bayhopper Tauranga, Cityride Rotorua and all rural services such as Bayhopper Eastern ... More >>

New barge to strengthen Regional Councils fleet

Friday, 30 December 2016, 3:06 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

After a lengthy tender process, which attracted interest from overseas, Regional Council have contracted McMullen & Wing to design and build their new multi role vessel. More >>

Historic imagery website clicks into place

Friday, 30 December 2016, 3:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Has the street where you live changed over the years? Perhaps it’s gone from just having a few houses to having lots. Or maybe it didn’t even exist 50 years ago! More >>

Kindergarten children rewarded silver

Friday, 30 December 2016, 3:04 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Greerton Village Kindergarten hosted a breakfast last week (SUBS: December 13) with children, teachers, parents, grandparents, volunteers and supporters to celebrate becoming a Silver Enviroschool. More >>

25 hectares of heritage for Christmas

Friday, 30 December 2016, 3:03 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty residents will become the proud owners of 25 hectares of historic pa sites and future park land next year, following the signing of a land purchase agreement by Bay of Plenty Regional Council this week. More >>

ANZ Auto Parts fined for discharging fluids onto the ground

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:45 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Vehicle dismantlers, ANZ Auto Parts Limited, have been fined $38,000 for discharging motor oil and fluids onto the ground at the property they leased in Ngongotaha. The charges are related to discharging contaminants onto or into land in circumstances ... More >>

Safe swimming data now online

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Want to know what areas are safe for swimming in the Bay of Plenty? Now you can find out, with the launch of ‘Can I swim here?’ data on New Zealand’s leading environmental monitoring website. More >>

 

 

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