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Media Releases 2017

Toi Moana

New rules for coastal consents

Friday, 21 April 2017 10:00 a.m.

New rules to care for the Bay of Plenty’s coastal environment are now in place. Bay of Plenty Regional Council gave public notice last week that the rules in its new Regional C...


Improved ticketing for Bay of Plenty bus passengers

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 10:00 a.m.

Bus passengers throughout the Bay of Plenty will reap the benefits of a new ticketing system being introduced in mid-2018.    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is one of nine New ...

#LoveOurLakes Easter Hunt treats up for grabs

#LoveOurLakes Easter Hunt treats up for grabs

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 10:00 a.m.

Little #Rotorock hunters are in for an Easter treat these holidays, with 25 rocks hidden around Rotorua’s Lakes from the afternoon of Tuesday 11 April, 2017, waiting to be disc...

Edgecumbe flooding

Independent review of Edgecumbe flood event

Monday, 10 April 2017 4:00 p.m.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair, Doug Leeder, today announced that there will be an independent review of the infrastructure and the circumstances that led to the breach o...

Edgecumbe Flooding

Council focuses on Rangitaiki River stop bank damage

Friday, 7 April 2017 9:00 a.m.

The Rangitāiki River remains the main focus for Bay of Plenty Regional Council flood management teams today. Most Eastern Bay rivers have returned to below warning levels and t...