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Regional Council releases Hearings Panel Recommendations

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:53 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has publicly released a report today > from the panel of independent hearing commissioners who were delegated by the Council to hear submissions and evidence on the proposed Plan Change 10. More >>

Council fund helps Rotorua farmers spread the word

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:06 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Council fund helps Rotorua farmers spread the word 27 July 2017 A farmer education project funded by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Low Nitrogen Land Use Fund has seen a series of ten 3-5 minute videos produced to help farmers protect water ... More >>

Glowing Report Card for Thornton School Dunes Work

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:17 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

18 July 2017 - Bay of Plenty Regional Council shared a cake with students and teachers at Thornton School to recognise an incredible 20 years of dune planting on their local beach. More >>

Council mourns a legendary good bloke

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 3:04 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Flags outside Bay of Plenty Regional Council are flying at half-mast to honour the late Arch Delahunty. More >>

Pāpāmoa Hills Park planting begins

Monday, 3 July 2017, 12:18 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The public are invited to help re-cloak Pāpāmoa Hills Regional Park in 50,000 native plants, following a pine harvest operation on the Park’s lower slopes earlier this year. More >>

New boating rules come into effect

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:39 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty boaties are being reminded to check out the changes to the region’s Navigation Safety Bylaw before they next head out on the water. More >>

Emergency measures to help Ōkāreka residents

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:28 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Emergency measures to help Ōkāreka residents 23 June 2017 Good news for Lake Ōkāreka residents: Bay of Plenty Regional Council has invoked emergency measures to ease problems caused by high lake levels. These emergency measures involve increasing ... More >>

Geotechnical drilling underway in Edgecumbe

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:23 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Work is currently underway on College Road in Edgecumbe to get a detailed picture of what lies beneath the surface to help plan for the building of a new permanent stopbank. More >>

Flood repairs taking time

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Now two months since the major flooding events of April, Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Rivers and Drainage Manager reminded the rural community that flood works would take time and repairs were moving as quickly as possible. More >>

A healthier future for Thornton Lagoon

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:07 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The last few years have seen some significant changes to Okorero, with a healthier and more natural future for aquatic life in the lagoon. More >>

River flows back to raftable levels after high flows

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:18 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Users on the Kaituna River, particularly rafting companies, will be pleased to see river flows back to raftable levels last week after 72 days of high flows. More >>

More fish for Maketū

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:14 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Two causeways have been removed from Papahikahawai Creek this week, allowing natural tidal flows into 13 hectares of Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi/Maketū Estuary for the first time in 54 years. More >>

Preserving the Kaituna River for future generations

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:51 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The waters of the Kaituna River and its many tributaries play a pivotal role in many lives of Bay of Plenty residents, and community members can now influence the document that will help enhance the river’s future well-being. More >>

Waiotahe pipi beds contamination source results returned

Monday, 29 May 2017, 3:33 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Results of recent faecal source tracking carried out on water samples from the Waiōtahe catchment point to ruminant animals as the likely cause of E.coli contamination in the estuary. More >>

Fund now open to all Lake Rotorua catchment land owners

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:44 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A $40 million fund aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua is now open to all landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment with nitrogen to sell, no matter how big or small their property is. More >>

Kopeopeo sites take shape

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 12:59 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The large fences and dust cloth on the corner of SH30 and Kope Drain Road outside Whakatāne marks the start of construction of Containment Site 1 (CS1) for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project. More >>

Independent review into Edgecumbe stopbank failure

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:39 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Sir Michael Cullen today announced the membership and terms of reference for the independent review of the Rangitāiki River Scheme and its management. More >>

Perspective on big weather events in April

Friday, 19 May 2017, 2:52 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A recent paper presented to Bay of Plenty Regional Council provided some perspective on the size of the side-by-side storm events that struck the Bay of Plenty in April this year. More >>

Youth Jam aims to enable the next generation of leaders

Monday, 15 May 2017, 1:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Stopping the spread of pests will be the focus at Taiohi-Taiao/Youth Jam this year, with students from across the Bay of Plenty uniting in Rotorua to tackle pest issues in the region. More >>

Smoky fires already a burning issue this Winter

Monday, 8 May 2017, 10:26 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Smoky outdoor fires brought in a significant number of complaints to the Regional Councils Pollution Hotline last week, despite the winter fire Season having only just opened 1st May. More >>

 

 

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