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Long Term Plan process moves to next stage

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10:08 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are now processing submissions received on its Long Term Plan Consultation Document, with more than 200 received for Councillors to consider. More >>

BOP: Draft Regional Land Transport Submissions Wanted

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 4:37 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty residents in Western Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and Eastern Bay of Plenty have one more week to make a submission on the region’s draft Regional Land Transport Plan. More >>

Council reports progress on Cullen Review recommendations

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 1:07 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council shows steady progress addressing the recommendations of the Rangitāiki River Scheme Review. More >>

Last opportunity to have your say

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:09 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Submissions to Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan Consultation Document close on Monday and people are being reminded to act now if they want to help shape the council’s direction for the next 10 years. More >>

$78,000 in fines for failed tyre recycling venture

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:53 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Three former directors of a company called Ecoversion Logistics Limited have been convicted and fined for their part in a failed tyre recycling venture. The charges relate to the breach of two abatement notices, with Alan Merrie and daughter Angela ... More >>

Fast track for Tauriko West

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A new streamlined planning process will be trialled for the first time in the Bay of Plenty this year, so that increasing demand for new housing areas can be progressed. More >>

First clear results back for Kopeopeo Project

Friday, 2 March 2018, 10:10 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Results are back from validation testing on the first dredged section of the Kopeopeo Canal and they are showing sediment quality is now below the remediation target. More >>

BOP Regional Land Transport Plan open for consultation

Monday, 26 February 2018, 2:11 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Whether you drive or walk, cycle or take a bus the region’s land transport network affects everyone. From people who have a business to anyone who purchases goods that have been moved on our transport networks, the level of impact may change, but it’s ... More >>

Tighter rules to reduce air pollution

Monday, 26 February 2018, 11:23 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council wants to know what you think about updated air quality rules in the region. More >>

Orange peels and practice oil spills

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 2:38 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

An oil spill exercise took place at New Zealand’s busiest port today. While the risk of a marine oil spill is extremely low, for the group tasked with responding to these events along the Bay of Plenty coastline, 12 nautical miles out to see, ... More >>

Asian Paddle Crabs invade Tauranga

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:53 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Thursday 22 February 2018 A summer marine pest survey conducted by MPI has discovered Asian paddle crab (Charybdis Japonica) in Tauranga Harbour. Although this invasive pest is well established in the Hauraki Gulf and Northland, this is the first time ... More >>

Responding to a changing environment a key focus

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:45 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Making sure it can meet a number of significant challenges as it plans for the future is a key feature of Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan Consultation Document, which is open for feedback from the community. More >>

Operation Basil Brush

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Up to 50 people will be taking part in a marine oil spill exercise at Butters Wharf at the Port of Tauranga this Thursday 22 February. Organised by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the exercise will help maintain and build oil spill response capability ... More >>

Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:48 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the easing of rain over night, river levels falling, and flood waters going down, Ōpōtiki and the eastern Bay start clean-up operations. More >>

BOP: Council monitors situation with wet week ahead

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:34 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With heavy rain warnings and rising rivers, Council is keeping a close eye on lake and river levels and planning for more to come overnight and on Tuesday. More >>

Council looks to make Waihī Beach service permanent

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Public Transport Committee has recommended to council that the Waihi Beach trial van service be made permanent following engagement with the community and stakeholders. More >>

BOP: Thousands make most of free on-board Wi-Fi

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:14 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 5,000 passengers have utilised the free Wi-Fi service being provided by Bay of Plenty Regional Council on buses in Rotorua and Tauranga in the last two months. More >>

Security cameras for Rotorua buses

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 11:06 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Public Transport Committee has recommended that security cameras should be installed on 20 Rotorua Cityride buses from the start of the 2018/19 financial year following feedback from passengers and drivers. More >>

Demolition works underway on College Road, Edgecumbe

Friday, 26 January 2018, 4:20 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following some preparation over the Christmas break, removal and demolition works are now well underway College Road in Edgecumbe. More >>

Bayfair construction may cause bus delays from 29 Jan 2018

Friday, 26 January 2018, 3:52 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bus services travelling via the Bayfair interchange may experience some minor delays and rerouting from Monday, January 29 due to the development work at Bayfair. More >>

   

 

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