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  • Freshwater futures

    Managing fresh water in the Bay of Plenty

    19 October 2016 12:00 p.m.

    We have some key challenges for managing freshwater in the Bay of Plenty. Economic development, land use and climate change all affect the increasing demands placing pressure on the water in our region.

  • safer boating week

    Prep your boat, check your gear, know the rules

    14 October 2016 9:00 a.m.

    Safer Boating Week, October 14 - 21

    Safer Boating Week takes place ahead of the traditional start of the recreational boating season at Labour Day weekend and is a great opportunity to remind boaties to dust of the safety gear and ensure its all in working order. 

  • Stella Norris and Kyle Kydd

    Day Saver Pass now available at Rotorua i-Site ahead of the long weekend

    20 October 2016 12:00 p.m.

    A new partnership between Bay of Plenty Regional Council and the Rotorua i-Site will see concession day fare passes on Cityride buses available for purchase through local i-Site for the first time.  

  • Spot checks for hull hitch-hikers

    Spot checks for hull hitch-hikers

    17 October 2016 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff and contractors are expecting to check up to 2000 boat hulls this summer in their efforts to stop the spread of marine pests.