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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 >>

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 >>

   

 

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