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  • Oil spill (1)

    Oil cleanup underway after spill

    28 April 2015 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are out in boats and in the air checking Tauranga Harbour this morning following yesterday’s oil spill at the Port of Tauranga.

  • Lake Rotoehu lowres

    Health warning lifted for Lake Rotoehu

    21 April 2015 10:00 a.m.

    The health warning issued in February for Lake Rotoehu has been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Bay of Plenty Regional Council confirm that the algal bloom has subsided in the lake.

  • Toi Moana

    Council environmental monitoring standard initiative wins award

    20 April 2015 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council, along with other councils, NIWA, contributing energy companies and the Ministry for the Environment, has been recognised for its work in developing National Environmental Monitoring Standards (NEMS). 

  • BayHopper bus lowres

    Busy morning for Tauranga’s newest bus network

    20 April 2015 3:00 p.m.

    A new era in Tauranga’s public transport network has kicked off this morning with the city’s largest and newest school bus network introducing fares for the first time.

  • Kopeopeo canal (1)

    Council takes precautionary approach to managing stop bank contamination

    28 April 2015 7:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is implementing control measures around part of the Kopeopeo Canal after recent laboratory data indicated there were elevated dioxins in stop bank surface soils.