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Bay of Plenty Energy Strategy

The Bay of Plenty Energy Strategy, Our Future from Energy, outlines opportunities for economic development from energy sources.

Bay of Connections Strategy

The Bay of Connections Growth Strategy was launched on 19 December, 2011. It outlines an economic future for the Bay of Plenty.

Kaituna River Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary Strategy

The Kaituna River and Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary Strategy sets out why people value the Kaituna River and Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary; their concerns and a vision for its future.

Ohiwa Harbour Strategy

The Ohiwa Harbour Strategy identifies issues, key community values and aspirations, and recommends actions on how to take Ohiwa Harbour and its catchment from where it is now, to where people want it to be in the future.

Regional Economic Development Strategy

The Regional Economic Development Strategy sets out the goals and priorities for sustainable economic growth in the Bay of Plenty region.

Regional Waste Strategy

The Regional Waste Strategy presents a regional position on managing waste, hazardous substances, hazardous waste and contaminated sites in the Bay of Plenty.

Rotorua Lakes Strategy

The Rotorua Lakes Strategy sets out a management framework for the lakes of the Rotorua district and their catchments.

Stormwater Strategy for the Bay of Plenty

The Stormwater Strategy outlines the stormwater issues confronting the Bay of Plenty region.

Tauranga Harbour Strategy

The Tauranga Harbour Strategy was prepared by Bay of Plenty Regional Council with support from Tauranga City Council, Western Bay of Plenty District Council and the harbour community. It involved input from experts such as environmental scientists and consultation with key community members.

Tauranga Harbour Recreation Strategy

The Tauranga Harbour Recreation Strategy outlines tasks that need to be done by each council in order to better manage the recreational use of the harbour.

Water Sustainability Strategy (western Bay of Plenty)

A Water Sustainability Strategy specifically for the western Bay of Plenty is being developed to look at how we allocate and manage water in the long term.