April 2019 media releases

Progress one year on from flooding event

29 April - Families are back home and future mitigation plans are being developed one year on from the severe weather event which cause flooding and widespread damage across Rotorua.

Tauranga bus route return delayed by new legislation

24 April - Changes to bus driver rest and meal breaks under the Employment Relations Act 2000 have forced a delay in the reinstatement of some bus routes on the Tauranga Bayhopper Network.

SuperGold bus operating hours under review

9 April - Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reviewing its SuperGold Card bus operating hours following requests from the community to extend them.

Ngongotaha Community Reference Group underway

5 April - The Community Reference Group will help create an Action Plan to reduce the risk of and impact of future storm events in Ngongotahā. The group was set up in response to the Independent Review of the severe weather event in April 2018.