Hotmix road resurfacing

Hotmix road resurfacing

The Whakatāne District Council’s Transportation group advises that hotmix road resurfacing work will temporarily affect access at a number of locations in Whakatāne between 15 January and 30 January 2019. Transportation Manager Martin Taylor says contractor Fulton...
Detour required for Keepa Road bridge repairs

Detour required for Keepa Road bridge repairs

Important structural repairs to the northern abutment of the Keepa Road bridge over the Kopeopeo Canal will require a twelve-day road closure next month, to allow the installation of protective sheet-piling and backfilling and road resurfacing to be completed....
Wondering why some of our streetlights aren’t working?

Wondering why some of our streetlights aren’t working?

If you have noticed that some streetlights are not working in various parts of the Whakatāne District, you’re not alone. In fact, many people have made the same observation, resulting in numerous calls to the Council’s Transportation team. There’s a very good...
Parks and Reserves Bylaw adopted

Parks and Reserves Bylaw adopted

The final element of the Whakatāne District’s comprehensive bylaw review process has now been completed, with the adoption last week of the Parks and Reserves Bylaw 2018. The bylaw came into force on 18 December and incorporates a number of changes to address...
Bus patronage increases for new network

Bus patronage increases for new network

Bayhopper usage increased last week following the introduction of the new Tauranga and Western Bay bus network. Figures released by Bay of Plenty Regional Council show that bus patronage from Monday December 10 to Wednesday December 12 saw 17,055 people travel on the...