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Environment

Air

Air

Improving our region's air quality is one of Bay of Plenty Regional Council's priorities.

Coast

Coast

Our coastline stretches from Lottin Point in the east to Waihi Beach in the west and includes many harbours and estuaries.

Geothermal Resource

Geothermal Resource

Our region contains many geothermal systems located within the Taupō Volcanic Zone such as Rotorua and Kawerau, plus the Tauranga Geothermal System that lies within the Coromandel Volcanic Zone.

Lake Health Warnings

Lake Health Warnings

Swimming water quality for more than 80 popular coastal, river and lake recreation sites around the Bay of Plenty.

Live Monitoring

Live Monitoring

Rainfall, river levels, soil moisture levels and the wave buoy are all part of our live monitoring section.

Land

Land

Bay of Plenty Regional Council works with landowners to manage and protect the region's soils.

Pest management

Pest management

Pests are unwanted animals or plants in our environment. Bay of Plenty Regional Council has developed the Regional Pest Management Plan.

Resource Consents

Resource Consents

Resource Consents help us manage the environment, through the Resource Management Act 1991.

Rivers and Drainage

Rivers and Drainage

Managing our rivers and drainage schemes is important - especially in times of flood.

Water

Water

From the Rotorua Lakes to our geothermal resources - Bay of Plenty has many responsibilities with fresh water.