July 2022 media releases

Community-led Adaptation Funding supports three more projects

1 July - A further three community-led climate change adaption projects are set to receive funding from Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council, taking the total number of projects supported by the fund to five.

Lake Rotorua highest level in five years

29 July - Lake Rotorua is experiencing its highest sustained levels since 2017 following heavy rainfall in June and July according to Bay of Plenty Regional Council data.

Waihi Estuary health under the microscope

28 July - Monitoring is now underway in a joint wetland project between Bay of Plenty Regional Council, kiwifruit orchard management company Baygold, and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) to help restore the Waihī Estuary to a healthy state.