February 2021 media releases

Air and wastewater discharges lead to $130,000 in fines for Ziwi Limited

24 February - Pet food manufacturer, Ziwi Limited, has been fined $66,000 for discharges of odour, and $64,000 for discharges of process wastewater from its pet food factory at 18 Boeing Place, Mount Maunganui.

“If in doubt, check us out”

11 February - If you live, work or use the land around a stopbank or other flood defence and drainage asset in the Bay of Plenty, you may need to check out the new rules from Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

Inanga abounds in purpose-built habitat on Whakatane riverbanks

11 February - Purpose-built ponds that provide a safe haven for inanga are being hailed as a success by Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana staff, following the results of a recent overnight trapping operation.

Resource consent declined for new jet fuel storage facility in Mount Maunganui

5 February - Resource consents for the development of a new jet fuel storage facility in Mount Maunganui have been declined.