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Regional Council Crabby About Christmas Find

Friday, 21 December 2018, 4:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

This is the second discovery of the invasive pest in the Bay of Plenty region after two were caught near Matapihi Bridge during a pest surveillance survey conducted by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) earlier this year in January. More >>

Councils work together to regenerate local waterways

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage are progressing on several streams in the Rotorua area. More >>

Unwanted Christmas gift for Lake Rotorua

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:11 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The discovery of catfish in Lake Rotorua wasn’t the surprise that the Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff were hoping for this holiday season; however that’s what they got on Tuesday when six catfish were caught near Mokoia Island during biosecurity ... More >>

Trading Old for New

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Summer dawns and the ‘Old4New’ tour hits the road, reminding people to think hard and fast about the safety of friends and whānau, making sure their lifejackets are fit for purpose. More >>

Bus patronage increases for new network

Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:03 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bayhopper usage increased last week following the introduction of the new Tauranga and Western Bay bus network. More >>

Technology changes face of bus travel

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 11:23 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The numbers don’t lie – the days of the printed bus timetable appear to be numbered according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Civil Defence alert systems being tested this weekend

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 12:46 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Apps, alerts and some fixed sirens will be tested this weekend, as Bay of Plenty Emergency Management carries out their second alerting test of the year. More >>

Air monitoring at Aerodrome Road gets ramped up

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

People working and living around Aerodrome Road in Mount Maunganui will be pleased to learn that three new air monitoring stations located in the area are about to go live. More >>

Environmental prosecution leads to good outcomes

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Waiotahi Contractors have been fined $88,200 for allowing sediment contaminated stormwater to enter the Kaitemako Stream in Ohauiti. The offending happened during a late summer rain event in February last year, when despite being warned about oncoming rain, ... More >>

Local bodies join in Armistice Day celebrations

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:26 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Sea, sky and land came to life yesterday in commemoration of the centenary of the armistice. Bay of Plenty Regional Council represented the sea – anchoring in the channel beside Memorial Park and sounding the horn at 11:01 to break the minute silence, ... More >>

Regional Council ready for national water reforms

Friday, 2 November 2018, 10:20 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

National water reforms and the importance of maintaining momentum on local waterway improvements were the focus of discussion by Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors at their Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting this week. More >>

Harbourmaster’s patrols are out and about

Friday, 2 November 2018, 9:11 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has commenced region wide maritime patrols – reinforcing safety on the water. More >>

Regional Council welcome SH 2 plans

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:21 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has welcomed the Government’s plans to improve the safety of the State Highway 2 (SH2) corridor between Waihī and Tauranga. More >>

Kaituna bar camera goes live

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 10:44 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new camera has been installed above Bay of Plenty’s most dangerous bar - the Kaituna Cut, giving boaties an up-to-date look at the bar conditions. More >>

International accolades for Regional Council

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s work in developing an innovative risk-based planning approach for natural hazards has received international recognition, winning the Commonwealth Association of Planners Outstanding Planning Achievement Award. More >>

Free Rotorua buses for Royal visit

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua residents will be able to catch free buses and maybe a glimpse of Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle as part of the Royal visit to the city on October 31. More >>

Positive Annual Report highlights work achieved

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has closed off its 2015-2025 Long Term Plan with a positive Annual Report, which highlighted the work achieved by Council between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. More >>

If you like trout, think about catfish

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12:58 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

All it would take to cause irreversible damage to our lakes and tributaries is one person transporting a catfish or its eggs to a new body of water and starting another population. More >>

BOP River improvement targets exceeded

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 10:40 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 136 kilometres of Bay of Plenty waterway margins have been protected from stock access in the past year through riparian management partnerships between private landowners and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Agri-tourism to provide new income stream for farmers

Friday, 21 September 2018, 10:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua’s booming tourism industry could provide a way to farm less intensively while generating additional income streams for farmers. More >>

 

 

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