Better future for inanga on the Whakatāne River

Whakatāne residents of both the human and fish kind are enjoying new inanga (whitebait) ponds and spawning habitat built in the river berm alongside the Whakatāne River. The riverside berm has been leased for grazing by Bay of Plenty Regional Council for many years as...
BOPDHB completes priority worker testing at Port of Tauranga

BOPDHB completes priority worker testing at Port of Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has completed the COVID-19 testing of all Port of Tauranga high priority workers – in advance of the Ministry of Health deadline. BOPDHB Incident Controller Dr Joe Bourne said close to 720 high priority port workers had been...
Call goes out for Catchment and River Scheme nominations

Call goes out for Catchment and River Scheme nominations

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is currently seeking members for vacant positions on the Kaituna Catchment Control Scheme Advisory Group and the Rangitāiki-Tarawera Scheme Advisory Group. Council’s Rivers and Drainage Asset Manager Kirsty Brown says the Advisory...