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Health warning lifted for Lake Rotoehu

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:21 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The health warning issued in February for Lake Rotoehu has been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. More >>

Busy morning for Tauranga’s newest bus network

Monday, 20 April 2015, 2:37 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new era in Tauranga’s public transport network has kicked off this morning with the city’s largest and newest school bus network introducing fares for the first time. More >>

Regional Council providing free buses for Rotorua Anzac Day

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:36 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

People planning to attend Rotorua’s Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service can travel to and from the service for free on Rotorua’s Cityride bus network. More >>

Environmental monitoring standard initiative wins award

Monday, 20 April 2015, 10:34 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, along with other councils, NIWA, contributing energy companies and the Ministry for the Environment, has been recognised for its work in developing National Environmental Monitoring Standards (NEMS). More >>

Farm and family to benefit from stream protection

Monday, 20 April 2015, 10:32 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

John and Joanne Fotheringhame have fenced a kilometre of their stream margins and are planting more than 8000 native trees and shrubs on their Busby Road, Katikati property next month. Mr Fotheringhame said that subsidies and incentives from Bay ... More >>

Enspire winner announced

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Twenty year old Rebekah Richards is making environmental change a reality. She won first prize in the Enspire Youth Video Challenge awards last week and has secured a $2000 project grant for the Mauao Area Wildlife Trust to increase pest control ... More >>

Boaties reminded to avoid Rena Exclusion Zone

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 1:07 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With fine weather predicted for much of the long Easter break, boaties in Tauranga Harbour are reminded to avoid the Rena wreck Exclusion Zone around Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti). More >>

Young locals inspire

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:34 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Young people from the western Bay of Plenty have taken up the Enspire challenge and created a set of videos that share their concerns and ideas for keeping local land, water and wildlife healthy. More >>

Ballance fined $60,000 for gas discharge

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:23 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fertiliser manufacturer Ballance Agri-Nutrients has been fined $60,000 for a discharge of sulphur dioxide into the air in May last year. More >>

Flood of submissions to Regional Council’s Long Term Plan

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has received 50 percent more submissions to its Long term Plan as it did for its last Ten Year Plan. More >>

Social media boosts CDEM reach in an emergency

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Social media proved a winner for Bay of Plenty Civil Defence during Cyclone Pam’s visit. More >>

First-hand storm experience for visiting Harbour Master

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 10:10 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Solomon Islands Harbour Master Billy Bobby has had a bit more than he bargained for when he arrived in Tauranga for his two week experience in New Zealand waters. More >>

High tide and large swells hit coastal areas

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:33 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Group Coordination Centre has continued to monitor the effects of Tropical Cyclone Pam throughout the day as severe weather warnings remain in place for eastern Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. More >>

Cyclone PAM: Handy numbers for BOP Region

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:38 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

All Councils within the Bay of Plenty region have confirmed they are prepared for the severe weather anticipated over the next 24 hours. More >>

Forecast updated to severe weather warning

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 9:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Civil Defence urges residents to ensure they are adequately prepared in response to the severe weather warning metservice has issued for the Bay of Plenty region. More >>

CityRide improvements result in savings

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Improvements to Rotorua’s CityRide bus network are a step closer to being implemented with the awarding of the contract to operate the network for $2.5 million by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Alligator weed creeps in to Rangitāiki River

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A large infestation of alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) has been found in the lower Rangitāiki River. More >>

Submissions closing on Regional Council’s Long Term Plan

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:44 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Submissions close on Friday 20 March for Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan 2015-2025. The Long Term Plan will be finalised in June, setting out key challenges for the Bay of Plenty and how they will be tackled. The Council’s consultation ... More >>

Rangitāiki River document now published and released

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:38 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Hard copies of Te Ara Whanui o Rangitāiki – Pathways of the Rangitaiki: River Document will be available at the Rangitāiki River Festival today. More >>

Teachers collaborate to develop Enviroschool programmes

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Lead teachers from kindergartens, kura and schools from across the Bay of Plenty brainstormed strategies on how to develop their school environmental education programme through Enviroschools, an initiative led and funded by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

 

 

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