February 2018 media releases

Science and fun in the sun

The Happy Harbour Fun Day is back this Saturday in Tauranga

Consultation Document opens for feedback

Responding to a changing environment a key focus for long term planning

Reminder to avoid swimming 48hrs after heavy rain

Medical Officer warns of swim risks 48hrs after heavy rain.

Council monitors situation with wet week ahead

Council is keeping a close eye on lake and river levels.

Media Advisory

The Council has received reports of possible algal blooms at Lake Tarawera

Katikati Kindergarten gets the gold and green

First school in the Bay of Plenty to earn the Green – Gold status

Regional Land Transport Plan open for consultation

The plan is open for consultation until 23 March 2018

Orange peels and practice oil spill

An oil spill exercise took place at New Zealand’s busiest port today

Asian Paddle Crabs invade Tauranga

A summer marine pest survey conducted by MPI has discovered Asian paddle crabs

Security cameras for Rotorua buses

Committee recommends that security cameras be installed on 20 Rotorua buses

Thousands make most of free on-board Wi-Fi

More than 5,000 bus passengers have utilised the free Wi-Fi service

Council looks to make Waihī Beach service permanent

Recommendations made to council to make the trial service permanent

Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases

Easing of rain over night means the clean up can begin