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Flood Review Community Consultaion

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Flood Review Community Consultaion

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 20 July 2018 12:00 a.m. Flood Review Community Consultation Day Rotorua Lakes Council and Bay of Plenty Regional Council have co-commissioned an independent review into the serious flooding that occurred in the Ngongotahā Catchment on 29 April 2018. The purpose of the review is to make recommendations to […]

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Flood Review

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Flood Review

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 17 July 2018 12:00 a.m. Flood Review Submissions The Independent Flood Review Panel is asking members of the public for submissions. If you wish to make a submission, you can download a form here:​ Submission form Ngongotahā Flood April 2018.pdf. Completed submission forms can be emailed to floodsubmissions@gmail.com with […]

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Ballance fined $82,500 for sulphur dioxide leak

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ballance fined $82,500 for sulphur dioxide leak

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Monday, 16 July 2018 12:00 a.m. Ballance Agri-Nutrients has been fined $82,500 for an unauthorised discharge of contaminants, namely sulphur dioxide, into air from their fertiliser manufacturer plant in Mount Maunganui. Ballance pleaded guilty to the charge.  The charge relates to an incident on 22 May 2017 where a […]

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Brown sludge a natural occurrence

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Brown sludge a natural occurrence

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:00 a.m. A few recent enquiries from members of the public have brought back the (usually annual) discussion about the green-brown scum found on eastern bay beaches – naturally occurring single-celled organisms called surf diatoms. Bay of Plenty Regional Council has had several queries from […]

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Collaboration key to Environmental Programme success

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Collaboration key to Environmental Programme success

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 6 July 2018 6:00 a.m. An Environmental Programme with far-reaching community benefits is guaranteed for another five years after yesterday’s signing of a multi-partner agreement. The Whakatāne and Ōhope Sites Environmental Programme has evolved from a 2005 Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Conservation and the Bay […]

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New strain of rabbit calicivirus confirmed in Bay of Plenty

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New strain of rabbit calicivirus confirmed in Bay of Plenty

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 27 June 2018 3:00 p.m. Testing of two wild rabbits found on a Rotoehu farm has confirmed the presence of the already identified new strain of the calicivirus in the Bay of Plenty. This is the second time that the strain has been confirmed in New Zealand. The […]

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Papahikahawai planters needed

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Papahikahawai planters needed

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 26 June 2018 12:00 p.m. More than 20 people braved the mud at Papahikahawai Island in Te Awa Ngatoroirangi Maketū Estuary last Sunday, to help plant 5,000 plants. It was the first of three public planting days being held this winter to help restore Papahikahawai Island from boggy […]

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Te Maru o Kaituna celebrates ground-breaking Kaituna River Document

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Te Maru o Kaituna celebrates ground-breaking Kaituna River Document

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 22 June 2018 4:00 p.m. The new Kaituna River Document has been launched and celebrated by Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority today. Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority Chairman Dean Flavell said that the Kaituna River and its tributaries are considered taonga (treasures) by both iwi and […]

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Papamoa Hills planting day cancelled

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Papamoa Hills planting day cancelled

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Sunday, 17 June 2018 7:30 a.m. Today’s public planting day at Papamoa Hills Regional Park has been cancelled. “Heavy rain overnight has made the steep planting area slippery and unsafe, so we’ve called off the event today,” said Bay of Plenty Regional Council Senior Projects Officer Courtney Bell.  “We’re […]

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Sod turned on $16m river project

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sod turned on $16m river project

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 13 June 2018 9:46 a.m. More than 100 people, including representatives from six Te Arawa iwi gathered at Tukotahi Marae yesterday, beside the Kaituna River, to celebrate the start of construction works that will return freshwater flows from the river into Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi Maketū Estuary. Ngāti Whakaue […]

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Katikati Kindergarten gets the gold and green

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Katikati Kindergarten gets the gold and green

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Katikati Kindergarten gets the gold and green Tuesday, 20 February 2018 4:00 p.m. Katikati Kindergarten has become the first school in the Bay of Plenty to earn the prestigious beyond Green – Gold status in the national Enviroschools programme. The achievement recognises the kindergarten’s work […]

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Reminder to avoid swimming 48hrs after heavy rain

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Reminder to avoid swimming 48hrs after heavy rain

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Reminder to avoid swimming 48hrs after heavy rain Tuesday, 13 February 2018 3:00 p.m. With the heavy rain in much of the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, the local Medical Officer of Health would like to remind the public of the standard public health […]

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Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ōpōtiki recovers as rain eases Tuesday, 13 February 2018 2:30 p.m. With the easing of rain over night, river levels falling, and flood waters going down, Ōpōtiki and the eastern Bay start clean-up operations. The rainfall event saw more than 300mm of rain accumulate in […]

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Council monitors situation with wet week ahead

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Council monitors situation with wet week ahead

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Council monitors situation with wet week ahead Monday, 12 February 2018 4:30 p.m. Monday 12 February 2018 With heavy rain warnings and rising rivers, Council is keeping a close eye on lake and river levels and planning for more to come overnight and on Tuesday. […]

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Demolition works underway on College Road, Edgecumbe

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Demolition works underway on College Road, Edgecumbe

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Demolition works underway on College Road, Edgecumbe Friday, 26 January 2018 4:30 p.m. Following some preparation over the Christmas break, removal and demolition works are now well underway College Road in Edgecumbe. The twelve properties and part-properties in the section of College […]

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Dredging begins in the Kopeopeo Canal

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Dredging begins in the Kopeopeo Canal

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Dredging begins in the Kopeopeo Canal Friday, 26 January 2018 11:00 a.m. On Monday 22 January 2018, the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project marked a significant milestone with sediment dredging from the Canal getting underway.   Acting Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, said that […]

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Swimming spots tested throughout the summer

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Swimming spots tested throughout the summer

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimming spots tested throughout the summer Tuesday, 9 January 2018 11:00 a.m. While you’ve been enjoying a dip in one of the region’s lakes this summer, Gemma Kerrisk has been checking they’re safe to swim in.  The  Bay of Plenty Regional Council […]

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Region stands up to wild weather

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Region stands up to wild weather

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Region stands up to wild weather Friday, 5 January 2018 9:00 a.m. Last night’s wild weather has now largely passed through the Bay of Plenty, with no major impacts. High winds and heavy rain brought down power lines in parts of Rotorua […]

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Work under way to help region cope with coming rain

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Work under way to help region cope with coming rain

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Work under way to help region cope with coming rain Thursday, 4 January 2018 1:00 p.m. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Civil Defence teams continue to monitor weather updates following last night’s rainfall in the Bay of Plenty. From 4pm today […]

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Council monitors water levels ahead of forecast rain

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Council monitors water levels ahead of forecast rain

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council monitors water levels ahead of forecast rain Wednesday, 3 January 2018 7:00 p.m. With heavy rain and high winds expected to hit the Bay of Plenty over the next couple of days, lake and river levels in the region are being […]

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