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  • Tauranga Marina

    Regional Council investigates harbour rosin spill

    11 August 2014 4:00 p.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is investigating a rosin spill on Saturday night after a hose split while a ship was bunkering crude tall oil or rosin at Mount Maunganui’s tanker berth terminal. 

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    Harbour Master checks grounded vessel

    22 August 2014 2:00 p.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is investigating an unmanned boat which has dragged its anchor and gone ashore on the southwestern shore of Motuhoura (Whale Island) near Whakatane.

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    Small oil spill at Port of Tauranga

    19 August 2014 5:00 p.m.

    A small amount of oil spilled during a bunkering incident at the Port of Tauranga late this morning, but very little oil reached the water.

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    Regional Council pleased with funding for Kopeopeo Canal remediation

    13 August 2014 3:00 p.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is pleased with the announcement from the Minister for the Environment today that additional funding would be available to progress the remediation of the Kopeopeo Canal near Whakatāne. 

  • Lace bug helping with woolly nightshade war

    Lace bug helping with woolly nightshade war

    18 August 2014 10:00 a.m.

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council has been testing out a new weapon to fight the pest plant woolly nightshade. The results are looking promising especially for forest owners.

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    Last call for coastal plan input

    19 August 2014 10:00 a.m.

    Public submissions on the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan close at 4pm this Friday 22 August.