The Eastern Bay of Plenty Joint Committee is a collaboration between Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Kawerau District Council, Ōpōtiki District Council and Whakatāne District Council for responding to and managing a range of Eastern Bay of Plenty issues.

The purpose of the committee is to form, explore and make recommendations for strategic collaborative initiatives between the partner councils.

The committee is guided by its Terms of Reference and the EBOPJC Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as agreed by the partner councils.

Terms of reference

Committee membership

Organisation Representative
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Councillor Bill Clark (Chair)
  • Councillor Norm Bruning
Ōpōtiki District Council
  • Councillor Lyn Riesterer (Deputy Chair)
  • Mayor John Forbes
Kawerau District Council
  • Mayor Malcolm Campbell
  • Councillor David Sparks 
Whakatane District Council
  • Mayor Tony Bonne
  • Deputy Mayor Judy Turner

Meetings, agendas, and minutes

For 2016 agendas and minutes, visit the Ōpōtiki District Council website.

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima
Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Tuesday 5 March

1:00pm

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mataatua Room, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane

Agenda

Minutes

Tuesday 4 June

1:00pm

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mataatua Room, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane

Agenda

Minutes

Tuesday 3 September

1:00pm

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mataatua Room, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane

Agenda Minutes

Note: Meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Minutes prior to 2014 of the Eastern Bay of Plenty Joint Committee are available on the Whakatāne District Council's website.