SAAB 340 coming to Whakatane

SAAB 340 coming to Whakatane

Plans to introduce the larger Air Chathams SAAB 340 to Whakatāne have come to fruition with the first flights beginning on the 29th of November.  With demand continuing to grow for air travel to and from the region, the SAAB can cater for up to 34 passengers,...

Bay Dreams – close to selling out + new acts added!

Less than 24 hours after going on sale, tickets for New Zealand’s biggest summer festival,Bay Dreams, are already close to selling out. Bay Dreams will be held at Trustpower Baypark Stadium at The Mount on January 2, 2020 and Trafalgar Park in Nelson, on January 4,...

Tsunami: do you know when to go?

Emergency Management Bay of Plenty wants to remind residents visiting or residing in coastal areas of the warning signs for a potential tsunami. If you experience any one of the following triggers: ·         FEEL...

Waimana Gorge Slip

 NZ Transport Agency is advising that SH2 through the Waimana Gorge remains closed. Bay of Plenty System Manager Rob Campbell says while the wet weather has had some impact on work this week our contractors have made good progress. “We are expecting to continue...