October 2022 media releases

Bus driver shortages tackled head on

10 October - Bay of Plenty bus drivers are now amongst the highest paid in New Zealand after Bay of Plenty Regional Council recently agreed to sweeping wage rises, to $28 an hour.

Busy summer for Harbourmaster team

17 October - Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Harbourmaster is expecting another busy summer and he’s urging boaties to check their vessel and equipment before they hit the water at Labour Weekend.

Edgecumbe flood defences to be replaced

26 October - The floodwalls adjacent to College Road, Edgecumbe, are getting upgraded, with construction set to start in late November/early December this year.