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  • boat debris

    Protection order over Pee Jay V issued

    22 January 2016 2:00 p.m.

    The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has issued a protection order over Pee Jay V in order to preserve and protect evidence. Regional Council is asking for people to respect this.

  • Orchard

    Orchards to be registered for use of bulk pesticides

    26 January 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Orchard owners across the Bay of Plenty are being contacted by the Regional Council this week about their property being added to the Hazardous Activities and Industries List (HAIL) register.

  • Water and sunset

    Boating rules for the bay reviewed

    2 February 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty’s harbours, lakes and rivers are used by thousands of people every day for a wide range of activities. Regional Council is currently reviewing the rules that help to ensure these activities can co-exist safely, and they want your input. 

  • Rainbow Lorikeet

    Pest parrot search in Katikati

    4 February 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is asking for help from the public to track down two rainbow lorikeets seen recently in pine trees near a Wainui South Road orchard in Katikati.