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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 >>

Hearing date announced for Rena Resource Consent

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:07 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has set the date for the hearing of the application for consent to leave part of the MV Rena on Astrolabe (Otaiti) Reef to begin in Tauranga on 23 June, 2015 and run for approximately three weeks. More >>

Better compliance with dairy effluent rules

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:05 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty farmers are doing better in complying with dairy effluent rules, a report to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Regional Direction and Delivery says. More >>

Have your say on Regional Council Long Term Plan

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:10 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Want to have your say on Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s plans for the next 10 years? More >>

Boaties urged to take more care on bars

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:46 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Boaties navigating the Maketu bar and the Kaituna cut have been urged to allow more time to make a safe crossing now that dry weather has led to silt build-up. More >>

Regional Council asking for help with Long Term Plan

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 4:31 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is releasing its plans for the next 10 years and is calling for residents’ input. More >>

Whakatane farmer fined for illegal earthworks

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 10:39 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Whakatane farmer has been ordered to pay a total of $110,504 for illegal earthworks in the Nukuhou River. More >>

North harbour wardens keep boaties safe on the water

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 10:35 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Messing about in boats comes naturally to a bunch of retirees and semi-retired men at the northern end of Tauranga Harbour. More >>

Abandoned boats a costly headache for Regional Council

Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:21 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

At the north end of Tauranga Harbour there’s a boat with a pohutukawa tree growing through its port window. More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu

Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

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. More >>

Stopbank guidelines a first for NZ

Friday, 13 February 2015, 11:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has published a Stopbank Design and Construction Guidelines document that is understood to be a first for New Zealand. More >>

Council seeks public help with bore project

Friday, 13 February 2015, 11:06 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

If you live in the Te Puke or Rangitāiki Plains area and have a bore you’re not using, or are willing to have a dedicated monitoring bore installed on your property, Bay of Plenty Regional Council wants to hear from you. More >>

Region not at threat of drought

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Recent rain following a dry January means the Bay of Plenty is not currently at risk of drought. More >>

Dirty water in beach outfalls prompts warning

Friday, 30 January 2015, 5:29 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is warning people not to swim or play in beach outfalls, stormwater drains or ponds following the region’s long period of hot, dry weather. More >>

Commissioners appointed for Rena consent hearing

Friday, 30 January 2015, 3:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has appointed four Commissioners to hear the application from the Rena owners for a resource consent to leave part of the wreck on Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti). More >>

Regional Council continues to monitor Lake Tarawera

Friday, 30 January 2015, 10:25 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Earlier this month Bay of Plenty Regional Council confirmed the presence of blue-green algae in Lake Tarawera and advised people to be careful when using the lake. Swimming is not advised if the water appears discoloured and drinking the water is not advised ... More >>

Successful test of emergency texts and emails

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The successful testing of the region’s text, email and social media alerting was designed to ensure that the system would work in a real emergency. More >>

First students get to school on new bus service

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:46 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council helped the first batch of Tauranga’s students get to school this morning as the Schoolhopper bus network officially launched. More >>

Low lake levels spark action

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 11:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The lack of rain in the Bay of Plenty over the past few months means the Rotorua lake levels are low and further operational measures are being taken. Residents in the lakes area, particularly around Lake Rotoiti, have expressed concern over falling ... More >>

Native forestry planting project a success

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Bay of Plenty Regional Council project to demonstrate native forestry as an alternative land use has been established. More >>

 

 

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