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Media Releases 2017

trash not a treasure for stream

Used nappies and trash not a treasure for stream

Friday, 17 February 2017 11:00 a.m.

Used nappies, a lamp shade, double bed base and old TV is just some of the trash Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff found in the Mangakakahi Stream this week. A concerned mem...

Tuaranga Harbour Boats

New boating rules for Bay of Plenty get the tick

Friday, 17 February 2017 10:00 a.m.

Councillors adopted the new Navigation Safety Bylaw at their first meeting of 2017 this week. The new regulations will come into effect on 1 July 2017, in time for next summer....

Toi Moana

Six candidates for Mauao by-election

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:00 a.m.

Six candidates have been nominated for election to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in the Mauao Māori Constituency by-election scheduled for March this year. The nominees ar...

Toi Moana

Bay of Plenty Regional Council to join appeal process

Monday, 23 January 2017 10:00 a.m.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided to join the Ministry for Primary Industries’ appeal process relating to the declaration related to controls on fishing-related activi...


It takes three to ski

Friday, 20 January 2017 10:00 a.m.

If you are planning a ski on Bay of Plenty waterways this summer, remember it takes three to ski. Any boat towing a skier, biscuit, wake board or similar device needs an observ...