July 2021 media releases
Statement regarding passing of Philip Sherry
19 July - Councillors and staff at Bay of Plenty Regional Council were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Councillor Philip Sherry during the weekend.
Risk of water restrictions eased
16 July - Streams with catchments in the headwaters to the west-southwest of Rotorua, a 60,000-hectare area known as the Rotorua Focus Zone, have been experiencing very low flows throughout the first half of this year.
Government delay concerns Regional Transport Committee
5 July - Bay of Plenty mayors and Regional Transport Committee members have expressed their deep concern and regret to Transport Minister Michael Wood following the Government’s decision to delay the timing of the delivery of the Tauriko North Link (TNL) Stage Two.