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Operation Basil Brush

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Up to 50 people will be taking part in a marine oil spill exercise at Butters Wharf at the Port of Tauranga this Thursday 22 February. Organised by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the exercise will help maintain and build oil spill response capability ... More >>

Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the easing of rain over night, river levels falling, and flood waters going down, Ōpōtiki and the eastern Bay start clean-up operations. More >>

BOP: Council monitors situation with wet week ahead

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:34 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With heavy rain warnings and rising rivers, Council is keeping a close eye on lake and river levels and planning for more to come overnight and on Tuesday. More >>

Council looks to make Waihī Beach service permanent

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Public Transport Committee has recommended to council that the Waihi Beach trial van service be made permanent following engagement with the community and stakeholders. More >>

BOP: Thousands make most of free on-board Wi-Fi

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:14 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 5,000 passengers have utilised the free Wi-Fi service being provided by Bay of Plenty Regional Council on buses in Rotorua and Tauranga in the last two months. More >>

Security cameras for Rotorua buses

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 11:06 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Public Transport Committee has recommended that security cameras should be installed on 20 Rotorua Cityride buses from the start of the 2018/19 financial year following feedback from passengers and drivers. More >>

Demolition works underway on College Road, Edgecumbe

Friday, 26 January 2018, 4:20 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following some preparation over the Christmas break, removal and demolition works are now well underway College Road in Edgecumbe. More >>

Bayfair construction may cause bus delays from 29 Jan 2018

Friday, 26 January 2018, 3:52 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bus services travelling via the Bayfair interchange may experience some minor delays and rerouting from Monday, January 29 due to the development work at Bayfair. More >>

Dredging begins in the Kopeopeo Canal

Friday, 26 January 2018, 11:01 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

On Monday 22 January 2018, the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project marked a significant milestone with sediment dredging from the Canal getting underway. More >>

BOP Swimming spots tested throughout the summer

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 11:21 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

9 January 2017 While you’ve been enjoying a dip in one of the region’s lakes this summer, Gemma Kerrisk has been checking they’re safe to swim in. More >>

BOP - Weather to ease but care still advised

Friday, 5 January 2018, 5:32 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The rain has begun to ease for most parts of the region but strong winds and king tide tonight is still reason for people to take care. More >>

BOP: Public urged to avoid unnecessary travel

Friday, 5 January 2018, 1:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Public urged to avoid unnecessary travel 5 January 2018 Coastal inundation and strong winds around the Bay of Plenty is causing havoc on the roads. More >>

BOP Region stands up to wild weather

Friday, 5 January 2018, 9:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

5 January 2018 Last night’s wild weather has now largely passed through the Bay of Plenty. More >>

BOP: Work under way to help region cope with coming rain

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 12:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Civil Defence teams continue to monitor weather updates following last night’s rainfall in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Council monitors water levels ahead of forecast rain

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 6:28 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Council monitors water levels ahead of forecast rain 3 January 2018 With heavy rain and high winds expected to hit the Bay of Plenty over the next couple of days, lake and river levels in the region are being closely watched. More >>

Students out and about to fight the spread of aquatic pests

Friday, 22 December 2017, 2:18 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Growing up in Rotorua, Te Wakaunua Te Kurapa is used to spending summers on the region’s lakes. But this time will be slightly different as he and fellow Bay of Plenty Regional Council summer student, Jemma Hippolite, spend the holiday period out and about educating ... More >>

Clean-up Day At Waiōtahe Estuary Seeks Helpers

Friday, 22 December 2017, 12:04 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Join the Bryans Beach community group for a beach clean-up day at the Waiōtahe estuary and start the New Year on the right note. More >>

Free Wi-Fi For Rotorua Bus Users

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:25 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An early Christmas present has arrived for Rotorua bus users, with the Bay of Plenty Regional Council announcing a free Wi-Fi trial on six Cityride urban buses over the next three months. More >>

Father and son duo take hands-on approach to protect lakes

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 12:12 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Father and son duo take hands-on approach to protect Rotorua lakes 20 December 2017 More >>

Demolition works on College Road to start soon

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 1:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has announced the contractor carrying out demolition works on College Road in Edgecumbe. The twelve properties and part-properties will make way for the stopbank rebuild following the breach of the Rangitāiki River in ... More >>

 

 

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