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...

Dumping of waste in Coastlands sewer infuriates

Whakatāne District Council operations staff are extremely disappointed following the discovery of a large amount of waste that has been dumped into a sewer manhole in Coastlands. Council staff investigated a sewer blockage last week to find a considerable amount of...

Volunteers needed to create clean waterways

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, in partnership with multi award-winningcharity, Sustainable Coastlines, is putting the call out for local schools, businesses and volunteers to join together to create cleaner waterways and coastlines.Working together, they will be out...