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Rangitāiki River catchment work programme approved

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 11:14 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new programme to protect and enhance the Rangitaiki River and its catchment was approved by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Regional Direction and Delivery Committee last week. More >>

New channel on trial in Tauranga Harbour

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:25 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new channel has been marked to improve high tide travel through the central Tauranga Harbour between Matakana Point and Matahui Point. More >>

Free insulation gifted

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Mamaku resident now has free home insulation thanks to Bay of Plenty Regional Council and WISE Better Homes. More >>

Malaysian environmental visit to view Rotorua lakes systems

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 1:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Lake Rotorua’s water quality management systems and science could soon be making a contribution to the improvement of Malaysia’s waterways following a visit by Malaysian Department of Environment officials to Rotorua this week. The five officials ... More >>

Youth inspired to look after local water ways

Friday, 14 August 2015, 12:56 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Otumoetai College students have been planting native trees and shrubs in the Sherwood Gully this week in an effort to bring back native bird life beside the Matua Salt Marsh and Tauranga Harbour. More >>

Booklet helps people with disabilities cope in a disaster

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:29 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new booklet prepared for Bay of Plenty people with disabilities is designed to help them manage more independently in a disaster. More >>

There’s still time for talk

Friday, 7 August 2015, 3:17 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has made changes to the proposed draft rules in response to the the consultation process in October 2014. More >>

Money for waste management

Friday, 7 August 2015, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Anyone that wants money to help manage waste has just a few more days to apply for funding from the Waste Resources Advisory Group (WRAG). More >>

Rena Recovery Plan helps restore mauri

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 1:59 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The $2.4m government funded Rena Recovery Plan has now been completed. Through the Plan, iwi representatives worked alongside government agencies and research providers to deliver on a set of environmental and cultural restoration and research projects, ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Regional Council v Fonterra Limited.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 4:17 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Here is the link to Judge Smith’s sentencing decision from the recent successful prosecution by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council against Fonterra Limited. More >>

Fonterra fined for Edgecumbe overflows

Friday, 31 July 2015, 3:02 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fonterra Limited has been fined a total of $174,150 in Tauranga District Court for six separate offences under the Resource Management Act. Fonterra pled guilty to all six charges and was sentenced by Judge Smith at a hearing on 27 July. More >>

Spray season begins for kiwifruit growers

Friday, 31 July 2015, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The spray season for kiwifruit growers starts this month (SUBS: August), and Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working with the industry to minimise spray concerns. More >>

New bus fares from Monday

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bayhopper and Cityride passengers are reminded that fares are set to rise from Monday (SUBS: 3 August). More >>

Wave buoy back in water

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s wave buoy was put back into the water last Thursday following a five-month absence. More >>

Funding for more bright ideas to save waste

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:12 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A fund which helped turn trash into treasure is available again for new projects throughout the Bay of Plenty. More >>

New bus fares from August

Monday, 6 July 2015, 2:51 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The rise, of around five percent to each fare, will see passengers paying for a greater percentage of the cost of running the service. More >>

Cityride improvements launching later this month

Monday, 6 July 2015, 2:50 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

It will soon be easier to catch the bus in the Rotorua CBD with improvements to the Cityride network launching on Monday 20 July. More >>

Green light for Kaituna River re-diversion

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has brought the Maketū community a step closer to having a healthy estuary this week, by gaining resource consent approval for the Kaituna Re-diversion and Ōngātoro/Maketū Estuary Enhancement Project. More >>

Councils investing in Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour health

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will invest $6.5 million on work to care for land, water, wildlife and boating safety in the Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour and its catchment this year. More >>

Hot Swap to continue until 2016

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:16 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Rotorua urban residents now have more options available to help them pay for clean home heating and insulation. More >>

 

 

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