December 2018 media releases

Commission announces representation decision for Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Local Government Commission today announced its decision that existing representation arrangemen...

Councils work together to regenerate local waterways

High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage are progressing on several st...

Unwanted Christmas gift for Lake Rotorua

The discovery of catfish in Lake Rotorua wasn’t the surprise that the Bay of Plenty Regional Council...

Trading old for new

Summer dawns and the ‘Old4New’ tour hits the road, reminding people to think hard and fast about the...

Health warning issued for the Uretara River in Katikati

A health warning has been issued for the Uretara River in Katikati as monitoring results have shown ...

Bus patronage increases for new network

Bayhopper usage increased last week following the introduction of the new Tauranga and Western Bay b...

Rock deliveries rumble into town

Ōpōtiki residents may notice an increase in truck movements in the coming days, as contractors deliv...

New bus network ready to roll

More direct routes, more frequent services and more reliable buses are part of the new Tauranga and ...