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Lessons from test of email and text alert systems

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 10:12 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The regional test of the email and text message alerting system on the weekend went well but there were a number of lessons learnt from the test which will be worked on in the coming weeks. More >>

Test for region’s emergency text alert system

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:36 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty’s emergency text and email alerting systems will be testedthis Sunday with a mass text and email sent to everyone who has signed up for the alerts. More >>

Opportunities and challenges for Bay’s rural waste

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Major recycling opportunities and potential environmental challenges have been highlighted in a new report into waste generated by rural Bay of Plenty and Waikato properties. More >>

Slow start to sea lettuce season

Friday, 26 September 2014, 10:50 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Tauranga City Council staff are prepared for lots of sea lettuce in Tauranga Harbour this year, but say there’s no big blooms yet. More >>

Find out more about Rotorua’s lakes

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 3:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Come along to an evening to find out more about some of the research projects being undertaken for the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme. The session will be held on Wednesday 8 October, 6pm at the Holiday Inn, Rotorua. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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