June 2023 media releases
Surveillance undertaken in the Bay of Plenty for new-to-New Zealand gold clam
An immediate check of the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes has been undertaken to determine if the invasive Asian freshwater gold clam, which was recently discovered in the Waikato, has also made its way into the Bay of Plenty.
Despite set-back, Regional Council on track to reduce emissions
Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council has completed its third annual audit of its carbon emissions.
Transformational joint venture to restore Waihī Estuary
Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council and iwi collective Te Wahapū o Waihī have partnered to return 30ha of low-lying farmland to coastal wetland in an effort to improve the ecological health of Waihī Estuary.
Working together for Waiōtahe
More than 6000 native trees and shrubs were planted along the old Waiōtahi Valley Back Road on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, as part of an ongoing community effort to restore the area and improve the water quality of the Waiōtahe River.
2023 School Sustainability and Resilience Fund recipients announced
16 education providers received funding from Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s $50,000 School Sustainability and Resilience Fund for 2023.