August 2021 media releases

Bay beaches do recover from erosion

25 August - The Bay of Plenty’s beaches have taken a battering this winter between wild storms, tides and the effects of climate change.

Regional Council working hard to deliver essential services

23 August - Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana continues to deliver essential services to the region during the Alert Level 4 in accordance with strict contact tracing, hygiene and physical distancing protocols.

Get travelling with Transit

16 August - All Bay of Plenty Bayhopper and Cityride bus users can now use the Transit app to help plan their journey – no matter which part of the region they live in.

Motiti Protection Area now in place

11 August - The Motiti Protection Area is now in place, meaning people can no longer take any kind of marine life from the three offshore reef areas surrounding Motiti Island.

Council keen to get youth to say 'YIP'

10 August - Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is on the hunt for keen 16–25-year-olds to participate in decision-making and action.

Regional community to benefit from 3D mapping data

5 August - The first set of highly accurate 3D mapping data for the Bay of Plenty has been released as part of the Provincial Growth Fund LiDAR elevation data capture project.

Council takes action on climate change

4 August - The more we do to cut carbon emissions and build resilience now, the better off we’ll be in the future.