Find out more about the events happening in the region which contribute to the Bay of Plenty being a diverse and vibrant place to live and visit, and provide opportunities for us to get together as a community. Feel free to register your event with us.

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24 March - 17 April 2019
Annual Plan information events
We are currently consulting on our Annual Plan 2019/20, Revenue and Financing Policy and Resource Management Act and Building Act Charges Policy.
17 April 2019
Waiora Water Workshop for teachers
Attend a fantastic day of professional development that focuses on freshwater science, local knowledge and comprehensive hands‐on practical instruction in and around the water. Wednesday 17 April, 9.30am - 3pm.
29 April - 02 May 2019
Annual Plan 'Have your say' events
This year, instead of formal hearings, we are holding a series of Have Your Say events for our Annual Plan consultations where we’re inviting you to come along and, in small groups, speak with Councillors about the topics we’re consulting on.
21 - 23 May 2019
Youth Jam
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam is a free three-day summit for Year 11-12 students in the Bay of Plenty, and in 2019 will focus on the kaupapa of climate change. 
ONGOING
Coast Care planting days
There are ongoing opportunities to join the Coast Care volunteers, particularly during the winter months for planting days.
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Uretara Estuary Managers - Katikati
Regular working bees including planting, pest control and mangrove management to improve the Uretara Estuary downstream from Katikati.
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Whakatāne Harbour Care Group
Join in clean-ups of River edge first Saturday of the month.
ONGOING
Ōhiwa Harbour Care Group
Two formal care groups for Ōhiwa Harbour and a number of informal residents' groups who are passionate and active in the area.
ONGOING
Pukeruru-Ruatuna Community Care Group 
Get involved with plantings and more with the Pukeruru-Ruatuna Community Care Group.