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New forestry rules help manage environmental effects

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 11:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Forestry rules have been streamlined across the country in a move to make things clearer for those who work in the industry. The new rules, set by the Ministry for Primary Industries, apply to any forest of at least one hectare that has been planted ... More >>

Tauriko West Urban Limit notified

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:09 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

People can have their say on a proposed change to the Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement to amend the urban limits to include land at Tauriko West to support demand for new housing. More >>

Alerting systems to be tested

Monday, 21 May 2018, 3:32 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty residents are being asked to make sure they are subscribed to receive Civil Defence alerts before the Bay of Plenty CDEM group tests its systems on Thursdaymorning. More >>

Potential free school bus options to be explored

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:28 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Public Transport committee is recommending partnering with Tauranga City Council and NZTA to do further analysis on whether public bus services could be made free for Tauranga school students. More >>

Tough decisions ahead for Regional Council

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:26 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Climate change, the management of pests and targeted rates affordability were key themes shared by submitters at Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Long Term Plan hearings, held last week. More >>

Forestry operator fined for reckless harvesting operation

Monday, 23 April 2018, 2:26 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A forest owner and harvesting company responsible for a 197 hectare pine forest in steep mountainous terrain south-east of Ōpōtiki have received a hefty fine for their environmental offending. The charges relate to disturbance of stream beds and ... More >>

Public meeting on Kaituna River re-diversion

Monday, 23 April 2018, 10:20 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Public information sessions will be held on Wednesday 2 May, ahead of work to partially re-divert freshwater flows from the Kaituna River into Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi (Maketū Estuary) starting this July. More >>

Heartfelt submissions for transport plan hearing panel

Friday, 13 April 2018, 11:02 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Personal and heartfelt stories were amongst more than 150 submissions that were verbally delivered to a hearing panel in Tauranga this week in relation to the draft Regional Land Transport Plan. More >>

Regions work together to fight wild rabbits

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 2:44 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Wild rabbits are pests that have a significant impact on the natural environment and agricultural industry. They can cause erosion, and destroy native vegetation and food sources. In large numbers they also impact crop production and young forestry ... More >>

New contractor and enhanced bus services for Tauranga

Monday, 9 April 2018, 1:46 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

New contractor and enhanced bus services for Tauranga and Te Puke Monday 9 April 2018 More >>

Boaties reminded to use lights at night

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:57 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Last month’s night time collision between a power and sail boat has led to a reminder from the Harbourmaster about the importance of having your boat well-lit at night. Skippers are required to ensure their vessel is well lit between sunset and sunrise ... More >>

BOP: River goal to become reality

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 1:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

River goal to become reality Tuesday 3 April 2018 The final hurdle in restoring freshwater flows into the dying Maketū Estuary (Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi) has been overcome. Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors have awarded the tender for Kaituna ... More >>

BOP: Response to draft Regional Land Transport Plan

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 7:57 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council would like to thank the community for their level of interest that resulted in 1891 submissions on the draft Regional land Transport Plan. More >>

Water focus for Regional Council

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 12:10 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chairman Doug Leeder is calling for all Bay of Plenty residents to consider their role in caring for water this World Water Day, 22 March. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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