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January 2013

White Island

Change in seismic activity on White Island

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 8:30 p.m.

The continuous volcanic tremor which has been recorded during the past few weeks at White Island changed to a pattern of intermittent tremor early this morning (Tuesday 29 ...

White Island

White Island update 26 January 2013

Saturday, 26 January 2013 10:00 a.m.

Scientists and Bay of Plenty Civil Defence staff are keeping a watch on White Island off the region's coast this weekend as seismic activity increases. GNS scientists no...

OSET Plan Wastewater lowres

Time nearly up to submit on proposed plan changes

Thursday, 24 January 2013 10:00 a.m.

Anyone wanting to make a submission on proposed changes to Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Onsite Effluent Treatment Plan has until next Wednesday, 30 January, to make the...

Bay of Plenty shellfish still affected by toxin

Friday, 18 January 2013 8:00 a.m.

Bay of Plenty residents and visitors remain at risk of paralytic shellfish toxin poisoning. "Levels of toxin found in shellfish are still high and there have been two fu...

Tauranga Harbour lowres

Barry always has one eye on the water

Monday, 14 January 2013 9:30 a.m.

Volunteer maritime warden Barry Benton is pretty much on duty 24/7. He lives on the waterfront at Maungatapu and even if he's not officially on duty for the Bay of Plent...

Bay of Connections logo lowres

Protocol helps operators collaborate

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 4:00 p.m.

An Information Sharing protocol has been developed between three of the Bay of Plenty region's biggest freight movers in an effort to increase efficiencies and productivity...

Jet Ski Cartoon It takes three to ski

Don wants a safe summer in Eastern Bay

Friday, 4 January 2013 8:00 a.m.

Don Herdman has been spreading the word about water safety for 25 years and reckons wives and mothers are the best people to target to ensure water users know the rules. ...