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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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One more winter to clean the air Rotorua

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on One more winter to clean the air Rotorua

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 4 September 2018 12:00 a.m. Next winter is the last winter Rotorua residents will have to use their old wood burners before regulations are enforced. Old wood burners, multi-fuel burners and coal burners installed before September 2005 will become illegal to use in the Rotorua Airshed from 2020. […]

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Outdated irrigators in front of the courts again

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Outdated irrigators in front of the courts again

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 24 August 2018 12:00 a.m. Two companies have been fined for accidental dairy effluent discharges onto land which led to waterways. Both discharges were discovered by Council staff during routine compliance checks. Tirohanga Farm Limited and TNN Holdings Limited pleaded guilty to the charges and were fined $32,000 […]

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Stopbank completion marks major milestone in flood-repair project

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Stopbank completion marks major milestone in flood-repair project

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 22 August 2018 11:00 a.m. The completion last week of the new section of the College Road stopbank in Edgecumbe marks a major milestone in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s April 2017 Flood Repair Project. Engineering Team Leader Peter Hay says contractors are now working on the […]

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Health warning issued for Waihī Estuary at Pukehina

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Health warning issued for Waihī Estuary at Pukehina

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 17 August 2018 2:38 p.m. A health warning has been issued for Waihī Estuary at Pukehina because of a bloom of potentially toxic algae. The algae are forming mats in the shallow areas of the estuary and these may float free and spread through the estuary. Contact with […]

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Research on whitebait ‘love zones’

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Research on whitebait ‘love zones’

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 16 August 2018 10:00 a.m. As the region’s whitebait fishers dust off their nets, Bay of Plenty Regional Council Freshwater Ecologist Alastair Suren is working on research to map whitebait ‘love zones’; the areas where whitebait spawn. “We’ve spent more than 100 hours in a small tin boat […]

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New spots for Kaituna whitebaiters

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New spots for Kaituna whitebaiters

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Wednesday, 15 August 2018 3:30 p.m. While local fishermen have settled in to new spots for boat launching and surfcasting since the temporary closure of Ford Road took effect on 1 August, Regional Council staff are encouraging whitebaiter fishers to also look for new options with the opening of […]

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Pedestrian-only access to continue through Kopeopeo Containment Site

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pedestrian-only access to continue through Kopeopeo Containment Site

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Monday, 13 August 2018 12:00 p.m. The section of the Whakatāne River bank near the confluence with the Orini Stream will remain pedestrian-only access while the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project continues to use the Containment Site to store contaminated sediment from the Canal. The Project Manager, Brendon Love, explained […]

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Regional Councillor numbers to remain same

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Regional Councillor numbers to remain same

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 3 August 2018 11:41 a.m. Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors voted yesterday to maintain the current representation structure as their final representation proposal for the 2019 Local Government elections. They also committed to another review before the 2022 election. “We’re constrained by the Local Electoral Act with regard […]

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Lower Rangitāiki Information Day this Saturday

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Lower Rangitāiki Information Day this Saturday

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 31 July 2018 12:00 p.m. Interested residents are invited to call into the Rangitāiki Cosmopolitan Club this Saturday (4 August) to catch up on a range of projects underway by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Paula Chapman, the Council’s Flood Recovery Manager, says the information day for […]

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Fairview Park kindy plant fruit forest with help from Bay of Plenty Regional Council

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Fairview Park kindy plant fruit forest with help from Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Friday, 27 July 2018 10:00 a.m. Over 40 children from Fairview Park Kindergarten planted 26 trees in a “fruit forest” with the help of Bay of Plenty Regional Council yesterday. The fruit trees included feijoa, lemon, apple, plum, mandarin and pears which would benefit the local community in the […]

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Waioeka – Otara River Scheme – flood repairs ahead of schedule

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Waioeka – Otara River Scheme – flood repairs ahead of schedule

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Thursday, 26 July 2018 3:00 p.m. Glancing to the right, as you drive into Ōpōtiki over the Otara Bridge, an area of bare rock stands out from the green swathe of river stopbank. The recently reshaped section of stopbank, which directly defends the town, is one of 22 sites […]

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Waihi beach service moves to two days

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Waihi beach service moves to two days

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Monday, 23 July 2018 5:00 p.m. The ‘Town Connector’ Waihi and Waihī Beach to Katikati van service will run two days a week from August 1. Following consultation with the community and stakeholders, Bay of Plenty Regional Council decided to increase the service which started as an extension to […]

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Ford Road fish take a break

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Ford Road fish take a break

Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council Monday, 23 July 2018 10:00 a.m. Surfcasters can enjoy one last fish on the lower Kaituna River this weekend, before road access to Te Tumu Cut closes for six months. Ford Road access to Te Tumu Cut and Maketū Spit will be closed from 1 August until 20 December, […]

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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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