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Bay of Plenty Regional Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Tree Removal Near Sala Street, Rotorua

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 2:34 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

More than 100 trees will soon be removed from the reserve area alongside Puarenga Stream, near Sala Street, to reduce the risk of tree fall. The removal project, which is due to start in July, is a joint effort between Bay of Plenty Regional Council, ... More >>

Transformational Joint Venture To Restore Waihī Estuary

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 10:55 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council and iwi collective Te Wahapū o Waihī have partnered to return 30ha of low-lying farmland to coastal wetland in an effort to improve the ecological health of Waihī Estuary. This significant collaborative ... More >>

Despite Set-back, Regional Council On Track To Reduce Emissions

Monday, 19 June 2023, 10:37 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council has completed its third annual audit of its carbon emissions. Toi Moana started measuring their carbon emissions in 2019 and have managed to reduce that overall figure by 8%. Customer Contact Manager, Rebecca ... More >>

Moving Day Mastery: Plan Ahead To Stop Pests And Manage Effluent

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 11:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With Moving Day just around on the corner on June 1, it’s an exciting but busy time for the dairy farming community. It’s the day dairy farming families, contract milkers, sharemilkers, and employees move to new farms. In many cases cattle, farm ... More >>

Boaties Beware – Significant Rainfall Creates New Underwater Hazards At The Lakes

Monday, 29 May 2023, 3:24 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Boaties using the Rotorua lakes are being asked to be extra careful around lake edges following recent heavy rain which has significantly raised lake levels, creating new underwater hazards. It has also left some ramps unusable. Bay of Plenty Regional ... More >>

Record Rain Across The Rohe Causing Erosion And River Discolouration

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 12:36 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Multiple slips and erosion in the upper reaches of catchments across Bay of Plenty are washing sediment into local rivers and estuaries and causing them to discolour. At sites measured by Bay of Plenty Regional Council there has been an average of ... More >>

Help Keep Flood Defences Functioning This Winter

Monday, 8 May 2023, 10:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With increased rainfall and weather events impacting the region, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding landowners living near the region’s flood defences to refresh themselves of the rules. The Flood Protection and Drainage Bylaws provide protection ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Councils Join Forces To Launch FutureFit - An Innovative Online Tool For A Sustainable Future

Monday, 1 May 2023, 2:35 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Climate change is a global challenge needing local action. Recognising this, councils within Bay of Plenty are excited to come together to support the region’s launch of FutureFit, an online tool to help individuals and families determine their carbon ... More >>

Celebrating The Bay Of Plenty’s Pest Animal Control Efforts Through Technology

Monday, 1 May 2023, 9:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A collective effort to develop an online mapping system shows the extent voluntary and community groups in the Western Bay of Plenty are going to in helping make the region predator free. More than 30,500 pests have been recorded as being caught across ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Mayors Release Climate Change Risk Assessment

Friday, 21 April 2023, 12:52 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty Mayoral Forum was presented with the region’s first climate change risk assessment today, highlighting just how significant and wide-ranging future impacts might be. Chair of the Mayoral Forum, Rotorua Lakes Council Mayor ... More >>

Up To $10,000 Is Available For Students Through The He Toka Tū Moana Scholarship

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 9:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Funded through the Bay of Plenty Regional Council the scholarship was established in 2017 to recognise and support students who are undertaking study, research or training that aligns with the enhancement and protection of our Taiao (environment). ... More >>

Changes Proposed To Make Bus Travel Easier

Monday, 3 April 2023, 9:49 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is looking to use current public transport resources more efficiently and make bus travel easier as part of proposed changes to the Tauranga bus network. The Council is inviting customer and community feedback on proposed ... More >>

Project To Support Ōhiwa Harbour’s Waterways Reveals At-risk Indigenous Fish Species

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 10:31 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A project to improve connectivity between the waterways around the Ōhiwa Harbour, and increase freshwater fish populations, has uncovered the presence of threatened and at-risk indigenous species. The Ōhiwa Fish Passage Project is a multi-year project ... More >>

Speed Key Concern In Navigation Safety Bylaws Feedback

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 9:17 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Safer speed limits in recreational areas, the future of current ski zones and a buoyed swim lane in Pilot Bay were some of the hot topics that the community provided feedback on as part of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Navigation Safety Bylaws ... More >>

Dairy Farm Discharge Prosecution Shows Importance Of Correct Effluent Management Practices

Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 1:26 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Two Aongatete farmers have been convicted and fined a total of $28,000 for discharging dairy shed effluent to land where it entered a tributary of the Aongatete estuary. Bay of Plenty Regional Council prosecuted Francis Nettleingham and John Nettleingham ... More >>

Regional Council Ramps Up For Next Big Weather Event

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 3:20 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana continues to monitor and respond to the impact of significant rainfall across the Bay of Plenty. Bay of Plenty Regional Council CEO, Fiona McTavish, says the organisation is focused on supporting and protecting ... More >>

Boating In The Bay? Remember The Rules Around The Motiti Protection Area

Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 10:59 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

With two long weekends fast approaching, Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff would like to remind resident and visiting fishers to please remember the rules around the Motiti Protection Area. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2301/664621d3708d69783ef7.jpeg" ... More >>

Harbourmaster Patrol Stats Make For Grim Reading

Friday, 13 January 2023, 9:22 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Excessive speed and a lack of lifejackets from recreational boat users continue to provide the biggest headaches for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Harbourmaster team. From Labour weekend to January 10 patrols have handed out breach notices to ... More >>

Successful Safer Boating Pilot Programme For Iwi And Hapū

Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 9:13 am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Harbourmaster has completed the inaugural “Kia marutau ki te wai” – a pilot education programme providing safer boating training specific to the needs of individual iwi and hapū. Thanks to $10,000 of ... More >>

Science Speaker Series To Shed Light On The Plight Of The Te Arawa Lakes

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 1:16 pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Topics to be covered at an upcoming Science Speaker Series event will range from scent-detection dogs trained to identify pest fish species to the science behind algal blooms. These subjects, and more, will highlight the growing research into ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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