February 2017 media releases
New express bus service for Te Puke residents to meet peak demand
Check out the new express bus service for Te Puke residents to meet peak demand.
Tool launched to check if money grows from trees
An online tool has been launched to help landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment understand the potential economic gains from converting all or parts of their property to pine or Mānuka.
Used nappies and trash not a treasure for stream
Used nappies, a lamp shade, double bed base and old TV is just some of the trash Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff found in the Mangakakahi Stream this week.
New boating rules for Bay of Plenty get the tick
Councillors adopted the new Navigation Safety Bylaw at their first meeting of 2017 this week.
Works to begin on Orini clean-up
Following an early-morning Karakia on the site this week, works are set to begin to cover and contain exposed wood waste on the banks of the Orini Stream.
Six candidates for Mauao by-election
Six candidates have been nominated for election to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in the Mauao Māori Constituency by-election scheduled for March this year.
Last call for Mauao Maori by-election nominations
Nominations for candidates seeking election as a Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor for the Mauao Māori Constituency will close at 12 noon this Monday 13 February.