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  • Sludge

    Sludge on beach a natural occurrence

    24 July 2014 10:00 a.m.

    An unusual brown sludge is nothing for eastern Bay of Plenty residents to worry about, according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

  • TECT Funding Announcement

    Further funding secured for Tauranga CBD campus

    24 July 2014 4:55 p.m.

    The prospect of a new, purpose-built shared tertiary campus has now moved closer with the announcement of up to $15 million funding from the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to expand Tertiary Education in Tauranga.

  • Cow and calf

    Keeping stock off stopbanks prevents damage

    24 July 2014 10:00 a.m.

    As the winter weather and heavy rain sets in, Bay of Plenty Regional Council again reminds rural communities to keep grazing stock off stopbanks to ensure the stopbanks are best able to perform their function.

  • Map of BOP

    New app reveals what lies beneath

    23 July 2014 10:00 a.m.

    Want to know what’s under your feet? Your smartphone can now tell you. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and GNS Science have collaborated to develop an interactive portal which provides instant access to information on Bay of Plenty groundwater systems and geology. 

  • Wairoa River planting day

    Local schools help care for Tauranga Harbour

    30 July 2014 10:00 a.m.