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  • Wolly Nightshade PLant

    Woolly nightshade subsidy phased out

    11 July 2014 10:00 a.m.

    If you own, rent or lease land in the Bay of Plenty you will now need to meet the full cost of controlling the invasive pest plant woolly nightshade, following the phasing out of a subsidy programme.

  • Buoy 1

    Wave buoy washes up near Papamoa

    11 July 2014 3:00 p.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s wave buoy was found by a member of the public lying near the high tide line on Pāpāmoa beach early in the morning of 11 July 2014. 

  • waste

    Last days to apply for waste initiatives funding

    22 July 2014 10:00 a.m.

    If you’ve got a good idea to get rid of waste, time is running out to apply for funding to get it off the ground.

  • 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. 

  • Consultation on draft

    Consultation on draft rules for rural land around Lake Rotorua

    14 July 2014 3:00 p.m.

    Consultation on the development of draft rules to limit nitrogen loss from rural land in the Lake Rotorua catchment has started. Rural landowners, iwi and the wider community are invited to have their say.