June 2019 media releases

The war on catfish continues - summer netting numbers for Rotorua Lakes released

27 June - Bay of Plenty Regional Council has confirmed 28,060 catfish were caught during this year’s summer netting season.

Volunteers needed to create cleaner waterways

17 June - BOPRC, in partnership with multi award-winning charity, Sustainable Coastlines, is putting the call out for local schools, businesses and volunteers to join together to create cleaner waterways and coastlines.

BOPRC outline Port benefit to Upper North Island Supply Chain

7 June - The substantial benefits that the Port of Tauranga’s current operating and governance arrangements bring to the local, regional, and national economy were outlined at a meeting in Tauranga yesterday. 

Annual Lake Rotoiti drawdown to begin

6 June - The annual drawdown of Lake Rotoiti will commence over the next few days and will see the lake drop 100mm below its normal operating range.

Rotorua's smokey fires in the spotlight #beatairpollution

5 June - With a cold snap to welcome us to winter 2019, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding homeowners in the Rotorua Airshed that this is the last winter households can use non-compliant wood and coal burners.