Council declares climate emergency

Bay of Plenty is the latest region to declare a climate emergency. Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors agreed at their Council meeting yesterday, to declare a climate emergency and work with the community on transitioning to a low carbon future and adapting to our...

Partnership progresses funding application

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited and the Whakatāne District Council are jointly seeking funding from Central Government to accelerate economic development opportunities in the Whakatāne District. A partnership approach is enabling steady...

Aquatic Centre to close for annual maintenance

The Whakatāne Aquatic and Fitness Centre will be closed to the public from 6 pm on Saturday, 6 July until 6 am on Monday, 15 July while its annual maintenance programme is undertaken. Whakatāne District Council Aquatics and Recreation Manager Lee Colquhoun says the...