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Bay of Plenty Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Stopbank Remediation Project More Than 70% Complete

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 1:03 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

One of Regional Council’s core responsibilities is to help minimise the risk flooding poses to communities, by ensuring that its flood protection assets (such as stopbanks) are in good condition. More >>

Boost Given To Help Stop The Spread Of Freshwater Pests

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 11:54 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Funding for freshwater biosecurity and boat ramp compliance checks around the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes has been given a boost by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Additional funding by the Regional Council will enable Te Arawa Biosecurity officers to continue ... More >>

Baybus OnDemand: A New Rideshare Service Debuts In Tauranga

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 6:21 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is launching an exciting new Baybus OnDemand public transport service on Mondy 25 March. Set to run for up to 18 months, the OnDemand trial reflects our commitment to offering more attractive and sustainable transport ... More >>

Community Input Needed To Help Make Generational Decisions For The Bay

Friday, 8 March 2024, 10:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Today Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council kicks off public consultation on its draft Long Term Plan 2024-2034. The Long Term Plan sets the Regional Council’s strategic direction for the next 10 years, including the work that will be delivered ... More >>

Involve Kids In Environmental Sustainability, Up To $5,000 Towards Your Project

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 11:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Now is the time to involve your tamaki in protecting the whenua and preparing for the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s School Sustainability and Resilience Fund is open and is seeking applications from ... More >>

Feedback Welcomed On Draft Long Term Plan

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 12:31 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A focus on core services, infrastructure and careful financial management feature in Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Long Term Plan 2024-2034 Consultation document, which will be open for public feedback from Friday. The consultation document, ... More >>

Five Orchardists Fined Over Illegal Water Take

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 10:47 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Over the past two kiwifruit seasons Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council has prosecuted five orchardists for illegally taking more than 100 million litres of water. All pleaded guilty to the charges relating to the unlawful takes at their ... More >>

New, Stricter Air Quality Rules For The Mount

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 1:38 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

After a four-year journey through the Environment Court, Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is now able to implement stricter air quality rules for the Mount Maunganui industrial area. The new rules are focused on addressing issues with fine ... More >>

Get A Move On And Have Your Say Shaping The Bay’s Transport Future

Friday, 23 February 2024, 1:11 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Whether you are someone who drives, walks, cycles, or takes the bus, the Bay of Plenty's land transport network plays a significant role in your daily life. The Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2024-2034, Te Mahere tūnuku ā-papa ā-rohe, ... More >>

Mount Maunganui Air Quality Most Monitored In The Country

Friday, 16 February 2024, 10:43 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Mounties can now check local air quality in real time following the addition of 11 extra air sensors to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council monitoring network. The sensors build on the network of 11 existing highly accurate air quality monitors ... More >>

Stopbank And Floodwall Upgrades Begin In Whakatāne’s CBD

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 9:49 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Ground has broken on Stage One of Project Future Proof, a multi-stage, multi-year project to replace and improve the flood defences along the Whakatāne CBD stretches of the river. Stage One of this project will improve the flood defences from the ... More >>

Environmental Programme Receives Five-year Extension

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 12:42 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A project to protect and enhance several environmentally significant areas in the Whakatāne District has been re-confirmed for the next five years. The Whakatāne and Ōhope Sites Environmental Programme 2024-2029 will continue to restore and improve ... More >>

Sand, Surf And Sustainability: Coast Care’s Beach User Survey Shares Community Priorities

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 11:12 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the holidays upon us and the promise of sunny beach days ahead, Coast Care Bay of Plenty is reminding beach users to be proactive in taking care of the region's pristine coastline and beaches. Coast Care, a coastal restoration programme that ... More >>

Follow The Rules To Stop The Spread Of Freshwater Pests

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 3:36 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

“It’s the responsibility of every lake user to follow the rules to prevent gold clam or any other freshwater pest from spreading to the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes this summer. Based on current self-certification compliance statistics, people need to ... More >>

Next To A Flood Defence? Check Before You DIY This Summer

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 11:24 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With the longer days signalling the start of DIY season, Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding landowners living in a rivers and / or drainage scheme to check if they need a Bylaw Authority before doing any digging, planting or building. ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Begins Process To Consider Staged Sell Down In Port Of Tauranga Shareholding

Monday, 11 December 2023, 8:52 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council (Council) has begun the process to consider a staged sell down of its current 54.14 percent shareholding ($2.045 billion as at close of trading, Friday 8 December) in Port of Tauranga Limited (POTL). Council’s shareholding ... More >>

Pet Food Company Fined $70,000 For Odour Discharge

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 11:01 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council says a court decision to fine a Tauranga company $70,000 for repeatedly discharging an objectionable odour from its pet food factory sends a strong message that it’s not acceptable to breach the environmental ... More >>

Dawn Blessing Marks The Opening Of Pāpāmoa Hills Upgrade Project

Monday, 27 November 2023, 11:19 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2311/a9d99eb3e7268893791f.jpeg" width="720" height="479"> There’s a new look and experience to be had at Pāpāmoa Hills Cultural Heritage Regional Park this summer. A blessing ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Regional Council To Upgrade Whakatāne’s Flood Protection

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:45 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A multi-year, multi-stage project by Bay of Plenty Regional Council to upgrade the flood defences in Whakatāne is scheduled to begin in January 2024. Project Future Proof will work to replace or improve the existing stopbanks and floodwalls along ... More >>

Dairy Discharge Into Significant Rotorua Stream Leads To Prosecution

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 12:27 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Rotorua dairy farm has been convicted and fined $40,000 for an illegal dairy effluent discharge from a travelling irrigator. Chlorofield Limited pleaded guilty to the charge. Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council Regulatory Compliance Manager, Matthew ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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