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Serious fun with eels, insects and effluent

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Serious fun with eels, insects and effluent

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:00 p.m. More than one hundred students from 10 Bay of Plenty schools enjoyed a day out discovering how to monitor and care for their local waterways yesterday. Another eighty students from eight more schools are doing the same today. The 8-12 year olds are […]

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Air monitoring at Aerodrome Road gets ramped up

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Air monitoring at Aerodrome Road gets ramped up

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:00 a.m. People working and living around Aerodrome Road will be pleased to learn that three new air monitoring stations located in the area are about to go live. This is in response to community concerns about environmental effects from dusty activities happening in the […]

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Environmental prosecution leads to good outcomes

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Environmental prosecution leads to good outcomes

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:00 a.m. Waiotahi Contractors have been fined $88,200 for allowing sediment contaminated stormwater to enter  the Kaitemako Stream in Ohauiti. The offending happened during a late summer rain event in February last year, where, despite being warned about oncoming rain, an earthworks site they were […]

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Geotechnical investigation of CBD stopbanks

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Geotechnical investigation of CBD stopbanks

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Monday, 12 November 2018 3:40 p.m. A drilling rig will be seen near Whakatāne CBD stopbanks in coming days, as the Bay of Plenty Regional Council undertakes investigative work set out in its Long Term Plan. Environmental Engineer Kent Jacobsen says the tractor-mounted geotech rigs will be taking bore […]

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Dawn karakia for Toi Moana office

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Dawn karakia for Toi Moana office

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 8 November 2018 12:00 a.m. A dawn karakia (blessing) performed by Tohunga Koro Tutua and supported by a contingent of hahi Ringatu kaikarakia marked the completion of the first stage of the Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s office upgrade project last week. The Regional Council’s refreshed […]

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Regional Council ready for national water reforms

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Regional Council ready for national water reforms

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 2 November 2018 10:00 a.m. National water reforms and the importance of maintaining momentum on local waterway improvements were the focus of discussion by Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors at their Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting this week.  The new ‘Essential Freshwater’ central government work programme  was […]

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Harbourmaster’s patrols are out and about

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Harbourmaster’s patrols are out and about

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 2 November 2018 12:00 a.m. Bay of Plenty Regional Council has commenced region wide maritime patrols – reinforcing safety on the water. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Harbourmaster Peter Buell said last year nine people died in Bay of Plenty waters  and 19 nationwide. “Nearly half of 2017’s […]

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Safe hands helping ensure the region is ready to respond

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Safe hands helping ensure the region is ready to respond

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 31 October 2018 12:00 a.m. A cool head, collected nature and the ability to communicate in difficult situations – things that sum up what you’d like to see in a person who takes a lead in ensuring the region is ready to response to a Civil Defence emergency.   […]

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Regional Council welcome SH2 plans

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Regional Council welcome SH2 plans

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 24 October 2018 4:30 p.m. Media Release  Regional Council welcome SH 2 plans 24 October 2018 Bay of Plenty Regional Council has welcomed the Government’s plans to improve the safety of the State Highway 2 (SH2) corridor between Waihī and Tauranga. The New Zealand Transport Agency has re-evaluated the transport […]

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Pond pest search underway

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pond pest search underway

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 23 October 2018 3:00 p.m. A Bay of Plenty Regional Council contractor is starting checks on ornamental ponds in the Ōmokoroa and Maungatapu areas this month, in an effort to stop the spread of freshwater pests into local waterways. Regional Council Biosecurity Officer Donna Watchman said that they […]

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Kaituna bar camera goes live

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Kaituna bar camera goes live

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:00 a.m. A new camera has been installed above Bay of Plenty’s most dangerous bar – the Kaituna Cut, giving boaties an up-to-date look at the bar conditions. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Harbourmaster Peter Buell says this is good news for boating safety as […]

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Change to urban limits approved

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Change to urban limits approved

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:00 a.m. A change to the Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement to amend the urban limits at Tauriko West will become operative later this month, to support demand for housing in Tauranga. The Tauriko land proposed for development, between State Highway 29 and the […]

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International accolades for Regional Council

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on International accolades for Regional Council

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 19 October 2018 2:30 p.m. Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s work in developing an innovative risk-based planning approach for natural hazards has received international recognition, winning the Commonwealth Association of Planners Outstanding Planning Achievement Award. The Award was announced in Cape Town, South Africa this week and champions […]

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Free Rotorua buses for Royal visit

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, DJF, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Free Rotorua buses for Royal visit

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 19 October 2018 1:20 p.m. Rotorua residents will be able to catch free buses and maybe a glimpse of Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle as part of the Royal visit to the city on October 31. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will spend the day in […]

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Interpretive panels tell Ohiwa story

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Interpretive panels tell Ohiwa story

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 10 October 2018 12:00 a.m. Twelve interpretation panels, designed to improve an understanding of the priceless nature of the area, now mark the new Ōhiwa Harbour Heritage Trail, Ngā Tapuwai o Tairongo.   Bay of Plenty Regional Council Land Management Officer Tim Senior is pleased to see the panels […]

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Waiata, waka and hinaki for our Kaituna

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Waiata, waka and hinaki for our Kaituna

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 28 September 2018 2:00 p.m. Waiata, waka and eel traps will all be part of an interactive day on the Kaituna River this weekend.  Te Maru O Kaituna River Authority invites members of the public to celebrate with them The Kaituna River Document. The Kaituna River Document was […]

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If you like trout, think about catfish

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on If you like trout, think about catfish

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 27 September 2018 5:00 p.m. All it would take to cause irreversible damage to our lakes and tributaries is one person transporting a catfish or its eggs to a new body of water and starting another population. That’s why with the fly fishing season kicking off on October […]

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River improvement targets exceeded

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on River improvement targets exceeded

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Sunday, 23 September 2018 5:00 a.m. More than 136 kilometres of Bay of Plenty waterway margins have been protected from stock access in the past year through riparian management partnerships between private landowners and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. “Riparian management programmes are just one of many tools […]

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Water quantity plan change approved

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Water quantity plan change approved

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 21 September 2018 10:00 a.m. Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors have unanimously approved the adoption of the Region-wide Water Quantity Plan Change (Plan Change Nine) to strengthen water allocation limits and management in the Bay of Plenty. Council’s decision was made at this week’s Regional Direction and Delivery […]

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SOS – Save our stopbanks

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on SOS – Save our stopbanks

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 5 September 2018 10:00 a.m. Following a wet winter, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is again reminding rural communities to think twice before grazing stock on stopbanks. Asset Management Specialist Kirsty Brown says the Council manages and maintains almost 352km of stopbanks across the region to protect people, […]

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