Bay of Plenty Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Tenders chosen for Mount surf reef removal

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Work will start soon on removing the Mount Maunganui surf reef to reduce the risk to swimmers near Tay Street beach. More >>

Take the bus for free this Saturday

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:43 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

If you’ve ever thought about taking the bus but never have, this Saturday could be the day to give it a go. More >>

Plea to Pāpāmoa pond and aquarium owners

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:36 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Pāpāmoa pond and aquarium owners are being asked to check for the invasive pest plant hornwort, following the accidental sale of the aquatic weed from a Pāpāmoa pet store recently. More >>

Get ready for any emergency

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:42 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Are you ready for anything? Next week is national Civil Defence Get Ready Week – a time to check how ready you, your family or your business is to manage in an emergency. More >>

Fences key for whitebait fritters

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

As whitebait season gets into full swing, Regional Council staff say the fishy fritters will keep coming if people continue to step up and care for their local waterways. More >>

Boats still breaching Rena exclusion zone

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:26 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More boats are breaching the two nautical mile exclusion zone around the Rena wreck on Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti). More >>

Projects funded to make the most of waste

Monday, 8 September 2014, 10:27 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Six Bay of Plenty waste reduction projects are being helped by a newly-launched fund to make the most of the region’s waste resources. More >>

Open days for owners of small properties to draft rules

Friday, 5 September 2014, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Open days for owners of small properties on draft rules for land use around Lake Rotorua More >>

Stranded cutter re-floated

Friday, 29 August 2014, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The pilothouse cutter Checkmate which grounded on Motuhoura (Whale Island) near Whakatane last Friday has been re-floated, and has been towed to Tauranga. More >>

The future of the Rangitāiki River

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:37 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The public are invited to have their say on their vision for the future of the Rangitāiki River. The Rangitāiki River Forum is now seeking feedback on the draft Rangitāiki River Document, “Te Ara ō Rangitāiki - Pathways of the Rangitāiki”. More >>

Harbour Master Checks Grounded Vessel

Friday, 22 August 2014, 2:28 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is investigating an unmanned boat which has dragged its anchor and gone ashore on the southwestern shore of Motuhoura (Whale Island) near Whakatane. More >>

Last call for coastal plan input

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Public submissions on the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan close at 4pm this Friday 22 August. More >>

Lace bug helping with woolly nightshade war

Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:05 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has been testing out a new weapon to fight the pest plant woolly nightshade. The results are looking promising especially for forest owners. More >>

Council pleased with funding for Kopeopeo Canal remediation

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 4:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is pleased with the announcement from the Minister for the Environment today that additional funding would be available to progress the remediation of the Kopeopeo Canal near Whakatāne. More >>

Regional Council investigates harbour rosin spill

Monday, 11 August 2014, 4:18 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is investigating a rosin spill on Saturday night after a hose split while a ship was bunkering crude tall oil or rosin at Mount Maunganui’s tanker berth terminal. More >>

Bay of Plenty Regional Council: Resource Consent Numbers

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:04 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Chairman of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Douglas Leeder, announced today that the Council had received in excess of 150 submissions from the public on the Application made by the Astrolabe Community Trust to leave the remains of the MV ... More >>

No rubbish applications to new waste fund!

Friday, 8 August 2014, 1:45 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new fund to assist waste initiatives from businesses, industry, councils and community groups has attracted a large number of innovative applications since it opened. More >>

Divers go deep to clean up Pilot Bay waters

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 1:18 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Volunteer divers are taking on wintery water in Pilot Bay later this month to clean up the mess that others left behind. About 20 divers and supporters are involved in the Project Aware event to remove rubbish that accumulates underwater in the harbour ... More >>

Videos aim to keep boaties safe over bars

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:36 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Waikato Regional Council have joined forces to make the riskiest of navigation actions safer for boaties. More >>

Timetable changes to Rotorua’s Cityride bus network

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 10:42 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Changes to Rotorua’s Cityride bus timetables take place on Monday, 11 August – and are designed to help ease congestion in the city centre and make it easier for bus users to get around the city. More >>

 

 

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