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Media Releases 2017

tauriko for tomorrow

Sharing the vision of Tauriko for tomorrow

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 1:00 p.m.

Information days being held this week, public invited to have their say Plans are progressing to create a shared vision for the future development of Tauriko West. As part of ...

Kopeopeo sites take shape

Kopeopeo sites take shape

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:00 a.m.

The large fences and dust cloth on the corner of SH30 and Kope Drain Road outside Whakatāne marks the start of construction of Containment Site 1 (CS1) for the Kopeopeo Canal R...


Smoky fires already a burning issue this Winter

Monday, 8 May 2017 10:00 a.m.

Smoky outdoor fires brought in a significant number of complaints to the Regional Councils Pollution Hotline last week, despite the winter fire Season having only just opened 1...

slips along Utuhina Stream in Rotorua.

Slips of epic proportions discovered

Friday, 5 May 2017 4:00 p.m.

You may think you saw the worst of ex-cyclone Debbie and Cook’s effects, but a recent native bush discovery has revealed the full force of Mother Nature, with massive slips – s...