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Toxic shellfish warning extended along coastline

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:42 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) warning has been extended. More >>

Virtual markers coming to Bay of Plenty harbours

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:32 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The approaches to Bay of Plenty harbours will have electronic markers early next year warning of hazardous reefs and shoals. More >>

Development companies fined for sediment discharges

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Two Tauranga development companies have been fined $75,000 in Tauranga District Court for six offences of discharging sediment-contaminated water from the Tauriko Business Estate into Kopurererua Stream. More >>

Time to check out lifejackets

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:14 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Before you head out on the water this summer check all your lifejackets and other safety equipment on the boat. More >>

Future vision for the Rangitāiki River

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 10:53 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Today the Rangitāiki River Forum approved “Te Ara Whanui ō Rangitāiki - Pathways of the Rangitāiki”, the document that sets out the communities’ vision, desired outcomes and objectives for the Rangitāiki catchment. More >>

Shifting sands close harbour channels to boats

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Boaties in larger vessels can no longer safely use the Tilby and Wairoa harbour channels in Tauranga due to silting and shifting sand banks. More >>

What direction should land transport take in Bay of Plenty?

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

What direction should land transport take in the Bay of Plenty during the next 30 years? What activities should the region invest in for the next six years to get there? More >>

Monitoring starts for blue-green algae in Bay of Plenty

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

As the summer temperatures begin to warm up our favourite swimming spots, monitoring has begun to help ensure safe recreational water use for all. Monitoring has started across the Bay of Plenty for signs of the potentially toxic algal blooms which can ... More >>

New call centre improves on the water help

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new around-the-clock call centre will ensure boaties and water users are safer on the Bay of Plenty’s harbours and lakes over the summer. More >>

New features planned for Rotorua’s CityRide network

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:11 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua’s CityRide buses will travel on a new inner city route next year, creating a loop around the central city and bringing more downtown locations closer to a bus stop. More >>

Collaboration the key to improving environment

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Collaboration with the community and other agencies is key to the environmental improvements Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working on, Bay of Plenty Regional Council says. More >>

Mount surf reef removal complete

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 11:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Mount Maunganui surf reef has now been partially removed, and the seabed has begun to return to its natural level. More >>

Bayhopper changes mean greater access for passengers

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:57 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Users of Tauranga’s Bayhopper bus network are being asked to check their routes before they travel from Monday 15 December, with changes planned for six routes. More >>

Free travel announced for launch of Schoolhopper service

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:20 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Schoolhopper passengers will have one less cost to account for at the start of next year with the announcement today that travel on the new network will be free for Term 1. More >>

Marine Precinct funding gets green light

Monday, 1 December 2014, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Tauranga City and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have signed a heads of agreement that defines the main conditions and obligations for the $5 million regional infrastructure fund investment in the Tauranga Marine Precinct project. More >>

Regional Council congratulates river hero

Friday, 28 November 2014, 3:39 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Waiohau local and eel expert Bill Kerrison was acknowledged for his efforts to care for tuna (longfin eels) at the Morgan Foundation NZ River Awards last night. More >>

Hard work and collaboration wins Green Gold Award

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A western Bay of Plenty school and kindergarten have led the country by joining forces to achieve an Enviroschools Green Gold Award. More >>

Regional Council celebrates 25 years

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is celebrating 25 years this month. More >>

Auckland boat brings marine pests to Pilot Bay

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:36 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An Auckland boat infested with the marine pests Mediterranean fanworm and clubbed tunicate sea squirt was discovered on a Pilot Bay mooring in Tauranga Harbour last week. More >>

Farm consultant - how to farm green but stay in the black

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 1:00 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A leading farm consultant will share her knowledge and expertise on how to farm sustainably at a Rotorua public science forum on Thursday. Agribusiness Headlands consultant Dr Alison Dewes is one of the speakers at Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme’s Science ... More >>

 

 

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