November 2018 media releases

Reminder to avoid swimming for 48 hours after heavy rain

With heavy rain forecast for much of the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, the local Medical Office...

Health Warnings Issued for Lake Okaro and Lake Rotoehu

Health warnings have been issued for both Lake Okaro and Lake Rotoehu because of the presence of blo...

Harbourmaster’s patrols are out and about

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has commenced region wide maritime patrols – reinforcing safety on th...

Civil Defence alert systems being tested this weekend

Apps, alerts and some fixed sirens will be tested this weekend, as Bay of Plenty Emergency Managemen...

Serious fun with eels, insects and effluent

More than one hundred students from 10 Bay of Plenty schools enjoyed a day out discovering how to mo...

Air monitoring at Aerodrome Road gets ramped up

People working and living around Aerodrome Road will be pleased to learn that three new air monitori...

Environmental prosecution leads to good outcomes

Waiotahi Contractors have been fined $88,200 for allowing sediment contaminated stormwater to enter ...

Geotechnical investigation of CBD stopbanks

A drilling rig will be seen near Whakatāne CBD stopbanks in coming days, as the Bay of Plenty Region...

Dawn karakia for Toi Moana office

A dawn karakia (blessing) performed by Tohunga Koro Tutua and supported by a contingent of hahi Ring...

Regional Council ready for national water reforms

National water reforms and the importance of maintaining momentum on local waterway improvements wer...