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  • Lake Rotorua (1)

    Bay of Plenty native fish monitoring showing promising results

    27 April 2017 3:00 p.m.

    Findings in a national report on freshwater have confirmed Bay of Plenty’s decision to invest $24 million each year into working with locals to protect and improve our rivers, lakes, streams and aquifers.

  • Councils blown away by volunteer numbers

    Councils blown away by volunteer numbers

    21 April 2017 12:00 p.m.

    More than 1190 people have registered with the Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army since it was initiated on Monday 10th April. Ngāti Awa and both the Whakatāne District and Bay of Plenty Regional Councils have been coordinating these volunteer efforts.

  • Matemoana McDonald

    New councillor sworn in

    21 April 2017 3:00 p.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s newest councillor has been welcomed with a powhiri. Matemoana McDonald will represent the Mauao Māori Constituency.