June 2021 media releases

Consultation now open for the Bus Network Refresh

30 June - Bay of Plenty Regional Council is inviting community feedback on a number of Tauranga bus routes to make them simpler and more convenient. 

Regional Council funding helping volunteers help the environment

29 June - Community and volunteer groups involved in climate change projects, sustainability work and water safety are some of those receiving $485,000 in funding as part of the Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council Long Term Plan.

Volunteers crucial to Bay of Plenty work

25 June - Volunteers make up the membership of care groups, which carry out crucial work across the Bay of Plenty, benefitting both the community and the local environment.

New Accessibility Concession on its way from next week

24 June - People who are permanently unable to drive become eligible for free transport on Bay of Plenty Regional Council bus services from next week, 1st of July.

Regional Council to invest $1.86bn over next 10 years

24 June - Bay of Plenty Regional Council has signed off on its Long Term Plan and will invest around $1.86 billion over the next 10 years.


Rain not enough for some streams

11 June - Despite last weekend's rain, parts of the Rotorua and Tauranga region are still experiencing low flows in some streams.