June 2022 media releases

Airshed Extension in Rotorua to help protect improved air quality

The Rotorua Airshed boundary will be extended from Friday 3 June 2022 to include future residential housing developments in areas next to the existing airshed.

Wet weather prompts stopbank grazing reminder

3 June - With the change of season, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is again reminding rural landowners of the requirements to protect the region’s stopbanks from the effects of stock and overgrazing.

New infrared camera technology to help detect illegal wood burners

7 June - From today, Bay of Plenty Regional Council Compliance officers will start using new infrared camera technology to help detect illegal non-compliant wood burner use in Rotorua.

Value of dune planting and restoration easy to see at Mount Maunganui beach

14 June -Mount Maunganui beach of today is unrecognisable when compared to photos from sixty years ago.