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  • hovercraft

    Hovercraft trial in Tauranga Harbour

    18 May 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is trialling an innovative new solution to reducing mangrove spread in Tauranga Harbour this week. It’s the first of its kind in New Zealand.

  • John Paterson inspects the detainment bund with farmer Barry Mogg

    Dairy farmers take action to protect water

    20 May 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Minimising phosphorous run-off, better managing storm water and preventing down-stream erosion are just some of the benefits a Rerewhakaaitu farmer will soon realise, thanks to a recently constructed detainment bund. 

  • Kaituna re-diversion

    Kaituna re-diversion planning to pay off

    18 April 2016 10:00 a.m.

    An Environment Court hearing held this month has brought Bay of Plenty Regional Council one step closer to delivering on community aspirations for a healthier Maketū Estuary.

  • clean up

    Mobil fined over oil spill

    16 May 2016 4:00 p.m.

    Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited has today been fined.