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A champion has fallen - Kua hinga he totara nui

Friday, 2 December 2016, 12:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Chair, Councillors and staff have expressed their sadness at the passing of Councillor Awanui Black on Wednesday. More >>

Regional Council committees appointed

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 3:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s committee structure for the 2016-2019 Triennium has been confirmed following the appointment of Doug Leeder as the Regional Council Chairman and Jane Nees as the Deputy Chair. More >>

New efforts for Ongare waterways

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:58 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Local creeks at Ongare Point are getting a makeover thanks to a newly formed volunteer group that are helping to care for Te Awanui (Tauranga Harbour). More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 3:37 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “The health ... More >>

Waitao community celebrates success

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Locals from Tauranga’s Waitao community gathered together last night to celebrate and see the 2016 National River Story Award that they won at the Morgan Foundation River Awards ceremony in Wellington earlier this month. More >>

Interference causes gaps in Council data

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Regular users of Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Live Monitoring website may notice a number of gaps in the data as radio interference causes a number of issues. More >>

Salty sea dog back for more

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Noel has just clocked up his 21st year with the Regional Council. Compare that to his 70 years boating experience though, and it doesn’t seem that long at all. More >>

Help headed to the capital

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:40 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

As the response efforts in the south continue, two Bay of Plenty Civil Defence staff have packed their bags to lend a hand in Wellington. This is in response to a request for assistance in the wake of Monday’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake near Hanmer Springs. ... More >>

Lifejackets, the winner of the day

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:26 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Mother nature delivered a timely reminder about the importance of never overloading your boat on Monday when a vessel flipped while collecting crayfish pots off the Whakatane coast. Spotted bobbing in the water next to an overturned boat by the last ... More >>

Bay of Plenty - Beach and Marine Threat lifted

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The beach and marine threat, which was issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence earlier this morning, has been lifted for Bay of Plenty. More >>

Forestry Company fined over environmental issues

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 11:24 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A forestry company, Forest Owner Marketing Services, has been fined $33,520 as a result of environmental issues that arose during its forest harvesting operation on land south-east of Ōpōtiki. Two contractors engaged by Forest Owner Marketing ... More >>

River award recognises the Waitao community’s hard work

Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council congratulates the Waitao community on winning the 2016 Morgan Foundation National River Story award. More >>

New commuter express service from The Lakes to CBD

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 12:53 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The wait is over for The Lakes and Tauriko residents wanting a direct and shorter commute time to the CBD. More >>

Students Get Wet Handling Water

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 12:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Community Engagement team welcomed over 200 primary students from around the region to the Hands on Water Expo last week at Redwood Valley Farm near Paengaroa. More >>

World Tsunami Awareness Day

Monday, 31 October 2016, 11:56 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

World Tsunami Awareness Day makes its debut on the international calendar this Saturday, and the Bay of Plenty Emergency Management team are welcoming the chance to remind people to get prepared. They’re also using the opportunity to test their alert ... More >>

Videos to be produced “by farmers for farmers”

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 2:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Farmers in the Lake Rotorua catchment will feature in videos providing advice to other farmers about good nutrient management practice. The main objective is to reduce nutrients entering Lake Rotorua although the videos may appeal to a wider audience. More >>

Swap-a-plant

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 11:03 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua locals who have been out in the garden clearing weeds can swap them for free native plants. Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff will be at Rotary Market, Kuirau Park this Saturday giving away 300 native plants in exchange for weeds at ... More >>

Continued confidence in leadership

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Douglas Leeder has been selected Chair of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana. More >>

Oily debris collected from Port area

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:58 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Earlier today the Port of Tauranga notified the Bay of Plenty Regional Council that debris had been spotted in the water within the vicinity of Berth 10. More >>

Managing fresh water in the Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

We have some key challenges for managing freshwater in the Bay of Plenty. Economic development, land use and climate change all affect the increasing demands placing pressure on the water in our region. More >>

 

 

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