March 2019 media releases

Kaituna decision is only option to save lives

26 March - After two deaths and at least one near miss on the lower Kaituna River, Bay of Plenty Reg...

Work underway on flood-damaged section of Lowes Road

25 March - Work is underway on a flood-damaged section of Lowe Road near Waimana, as part of a joint...

Community feedback sees Tauranga bus routes re-instated

22 March - Bay of Plenty Regional councillors have voted to accept proposed Tauranga bus route chang...

Marine pests prompts hull cleaning rule rethink​

20 March - The Bay of Plenty public are being asked for their views on whether a single set of vesse...

Climate change, passenger transport and rescue services funding on Regional Council’s radar

15 March - Bay of Plenty residents will be asked to provide their feedback on four key questions lat...

Ngongotahā Community Reference Group Established

8 March - The Community Reference Group which will help create an Action Plan to reduce the risk of ...

New land and sea vessel to improve maritime operations

7 March - A new multi-purpose vessel was added to Bay of Plenty’s maritime fleet after being blessed...

Birds to blame for the Uretara River

4 March - Bird poo is the most likely cause of high levels of E.coli in the Uretara River, according...