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Environment Bay of Plenty is the regional council for the Bay of Plenty region. Back in 1989, the Government took 25 organisations and turned them into the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, now called Environment Bay of Plenty. As caretakers of our land, air and water, Environment Bay of Plenty monitors the effects of human activities on our environment. We also promote the sustainable management of our natural and physical resources for present and future generations.




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Monday, 26 June 2023
Conservation 9:27AM
Transformational joint venture to restore Waihī Estuary

WAIHI — 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.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2023
Environment 7:55AM
Celebrating the Bay of Plenty's pest animal control efforts through technology

BAY OF PLENTY — A collective effort to develop an online mapping system shows the extent voluntary and community groups in the Western Bay of Plenty are going to in helping make the region predator free.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Environment 9:12AM
Final days to apply for He Toka Tū Moana – Toi Moana Environmental Scholarship

BAY OF PLENTY — Up to $10,000 is available for students through the He Toka Tū Moana Scholarship.

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Monday, 2 May 2022
Environment 11:14AM
Bay of Plenty Regional Council's drive to meet carbon neutral goal

BAY OF PLENTY — An encouraging start is how Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is describing the progress it is making towards reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions during the past two years.

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Friday, 8 February 2013
Conservation 6:01PM
Pest caught in Lake Rotoma weed cordon

BAY OF PLENTY — Two aquatic weeds, hornwort and egeria densa, have been found for the first time in Rotorua's Lake Rotomā - inside Bay of Plenty Regional Council's weed cordon.

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Transport 1:47PM
Sustainable transport, economic development on the rise; road safety still an issue

BAY OF PLENTY — Sustainability and economic development in the Bay of Plenty are both on the rise, but safety on the roads is still a major issue for the region.

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Wednesday, 6 February 2013
News 6:27PM
Tsunami Advisory 002 - Bay of Plenty potential marine and beach threat

BAY OF PLENTY — Wednesday, 6 February 2013 5:45 p.m.

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Thursday, 24 January 2013
Water 2:09PM
Time nearly up to submit on proposed plan changes

BAY OF PLENTY — Anyone wanting to make a submission on proposed changes to Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Onsite Effluent Treatment Plan has until next Wednesday, 30 January, to make their submission to the Regional Council.

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Thursday, 17 January 2013
Environment 4:28PM
Sustainability a key feature for Bay of Plenty youngsters

BAY OF PLENTY — It's never too early to start thinking about sustainability - just ask three Bay of Plenty Enviroschools that have started the new year with awards recognising this.

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Monday, 14 January 2013
Council 4:12PM
Barry always has one eye on the water

BAY OF PLENTY — Volunteer maritime warden Barry Benton is pretty much on duty 24/7.

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Wednesday, 9 January 2013
News 5:52PM
Protocol helps operators collaborate

BAY OF PLENTY — An Information Sharing protocol has been developed between three of the Bay of Plenty region's biggest freight movers in an effort to increase efficiencies and productivity across the region.

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Friday, 4 January 2013
News 1:28PM
Don wants a safe summer in Eastern Bay

BAY OF PLENTY — Don Herdman has been spreading the word about water safety for 25 years and reckons wives and mothers are the best people to target to ensure water users know the rules.

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Thursday, 27 December 2012
News 2:28PM
Jet ski safety focus for Rotorua Lakes this summer

BAY OF PLENTY — Speeding jet skis and boats have not made a good start to the summer on Rotorua's lakes.

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News 1:17PM
Harbour Master urges caution when crossing Eastern Bay bars this summer

BAY OF PLENTY — At this time of year bar entrances in the Eastern Bay of Plenty traditionally become shallow and Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Eastern Bay Harbour Master Brian Spake urges boaties to take more caution when crossing them.

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Monday, 24 December 2012
News 1:40PM
Jet ski safety focus for Bay of Plenty Summer

BAY OF PLENTY — Whitewater kayaking requires nerves of steel but Olympian Luuka Jones is the first to admit she gets nervous when she's kayaking in the presence of jet skis.

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Friday, 21 December 2012
Government 2:56PM
Former deputy PM appointed to Bay of Connections

BAY OF PLENTY — Former Deputy Prime Minister, Sir Michael Cullen is one of two new appointments to the Bay of Connections Governance Group.

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Environment 2:38PM
Survey of Bowentown Bar identifies changes in best place to cross

BAY OF PLENTY — The Tauranga Harbour Master has carried out a survey of the Bowentown Bar area and identified some significant changes to the shape and extent of the outer banks of the bar.

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Environment 2:35PM
Companies fined for pollution offences

BAY OF PLENTY — A Waikato demolition company and a Matakana Island dairy farmer were fined a total of more than $70,000 in the Tauranga District Court yesterday on pollution charges in two separate cases brought by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Transport 2:38PM
November bus passenger numbers hit record high

BAY OF PLENTY — Bay of Plenty Regional Council's Tauranga Bayhopper buses carried a record number of passengers in the month of November this year.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012
News 5:50PM
Waikato collision important reminder for jet ski safety

WAIKATO — A collision between a power boat and a jet ski in the Waikato region last Friday has highlighted the need for people to take care on the waterways this summer, says the Western Bay of Plenty harbour master, Jennifer Roberts.

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Monday, 17 December 2012
Community 4:22PM
Work to identify link with volunteers

BAY OF PLENTY — The ways in which the region's volunteers can help Bay of Plenty Regional Council achieve its council outcomes are to be investigated early next year.

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Food 2:58PM
Toxic shellfish poisoning

BAY OF PLENTY — Five people have presented to Rotorua Hospital with symptoms of toxic shellfish poisoning with a further two unrelated cases seen at Tauranga Hospital.  Each person affected had eaten shellfish collected from the coastline between Mount Maunganui and Papamoa.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012
News 5:09PM
Silver acknowledgements for civil defence service

BAY OF PLENTY

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Monday, 10 December 2012
Community 2:48PM
Orchard cones warn youngsters of spray danger

BAY OF PLENTY — Specially designed cones that warn children of spraying in orchards have proved a hit with the Te Puna community.

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Friday, 7 December 2012
News 4:15PM
Strong future projected for Port of Tauranga

TAURANGA — The Port of Tauranga is well-placed to accommodate future demand and growth according to a report released this week on the upper North Island ports.

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Pets 4:10PM
Wallabies are pests not pets

BAY OF PLENTY — Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are concerned some residents may be treating Dama wallabies as pets instead of pests.

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Monday, 3 December 2012
Waste 2:20PM
Opotiki farmers fined for effluent discharges

OPOTIKI

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Agriculture 11:42AM
Opotiki farmers fined for effluent discharges

OPOTIKI — Ōpōtiki dairy farmers Riverlock Farms Limited, and directors Ian Brown and Geoffrey Brown, have been fined a total of $74,000 plus costs on charges brought by Bay of Plenty Regional Council of discharging contaminated underpass liquid to waterways in October 2011.

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Friday, 30 November 2012
Community 1:42PM
Contribution to civil defence acknowledged

BAY OF PLENTY — Needing assistance from the Whakatane-based New Zealand Response Team 17 isn't an event anyone wants to happen, at any time.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Waste 5:41PM
Changes to Onsite Effluent Treatment Plan underway

BAY OF PLENTY

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