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World Rivers Day Science Updates

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Sunday 24 September 2017 - New information to help Bay of Plenty locals to check on the state of their waterways is available online from today, World Rivers Day, on the Land Air Water Aotearoa (LAWA) website. More >>

River investment essential

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than $30m will be spent by Bay of Plenty Regional Council on science, restoration and policy work to protect and improve the region’s waterways this year. More >>

Teamwork Key for Tauranga Waterway

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Wednesday 20 September 2017 - Efforts by local community groups, land and business owners to improve waterway and wildlife health around Tauranga Moana (the Tauranga Harbour and catchments) have been highlighted as a feature of 2016/17 Tauranga Moana ... More >>

Rangitāiki River Scheme Review

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:29 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - The Rangitāiki River Scheme Review panel has completed the report into the infrastructure and the circumstances that led to the breach of a flood wall and associated flooding through the town of Edgecumbe on 6 April 2017. More >>

Offer of free consent for farmers closes next week

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is encouraging farmers that are ready to move to the next stage of Plan Change 10 to register for a free resource consent. The offer has been available to landowners of properties over 40 hectares in the Rotorua Catchment ... More >>

Hearings occurring on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 September

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:10 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Four hearings will take place at Tauranga District Court on Monday and Tuesday next week in respect to recent prosecutions undertaken by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Free BBQs and buses for World Car Free Day

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 1:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Celebrate World Car Free Day on Friday, 22 September with a free BBQ breakfast for bus passengers and free afternoon peak hour bus travel in Tauranga and Rotorua. More >>

BOP Regional Council Seeks Members for Rivers Schemes

Friday, 8 September 2017, 1:05 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is currently seeking members for its newly established Rivers Scheme Advisory Groups that will play an important role in decision-making on local river schemes. More >>

Free bus travel for AIMS Games

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:34 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

That’s the message to Anchor AIMS Games athletes, coaches, referees and supporters as the week-long tournament kicks off in Tauranga on Sunday, September 10th. More >>

More funding for environmental protection work

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 10:06 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will expand on existing efforts to maintain and protect the environment this year. More >>

Collaboration the key to successful outcomes

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council works with communities, iwi and industry and local government partners at every opportunity and these efforts will continue in the coming year. More >>

More buses and extended hours on the cards for BOP

Friday, 25 August 2017, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Extended hours, new services and more frequent buses are just some of the recommendations the Bay of Plenty’s Public Transport Committee will be making to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

Roll-out complete for Rotorua bus bike racks

Friday, 25 August 2017, 2:43 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has completed the roll-out of bike racks on Rotorua buses, with Tauranga the next city in its sights. More >>

Winter vehicle checks target young drivers

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 11:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

23 August 2017 - Drivers aged 24 years and under were the target of free vehicle safety checks at recent Winter Pit Stops across the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Rules to protect Lake Rotorua formally notified

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Yesterday marked the formal notification date of Proposed Plan Change 10 after Bay of Plenty Regional Council unanimously adopted an Independent Hearing Panel’s recommendations at its Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting on 2 August 2017. More >>

New vessel expands BoP Regional Council’s maritime abilities

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new multi-purpose vessel was added to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s maritime fleet today after being christened by local kaumatua Reon Tuanau at a special ceremony. More >>

Signing confirms Civil Defence responsibilities for Whakaari

Friday, 11 August 2017, 3:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The work to ensure people are ready and able to respond to an emergency on Whakaari/White Island will now formally be delivered by the Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Management Group. More >>

Real-Time Bus Tracking

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

10 August 2017 - Rotorua bus users can approach their journeys with greater confidence and certainty due to recent technical enhancements to the real-time bus tracking technology on the Cityride eke-taone bus fleet. More >>

Forecast Heavy Rain No Cause for Alarm

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 1:31 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

9 August 2017 - Heavy rain is falling across the Bay of Plenty today, with MetService weather warnings in place. But Bay of Plenty Regional Council says they are keeping a careful eye on the situation and there’s currently no cause for alarm. More >>

Symposium to Build Council Awareness of Treaty Landscape

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 10:34 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

9 August 2017 - Bay of Plenty Regional Council hosted a Treaty symposium earlier this week for councillors and senior council staff members from local authorities across the Bay of Plenty. More >>

 

 

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