Change to dog control fees

Change to dog control fees

Dog registration fees in the Whakatāne District will increase slightly for the 2020/21 year, which starts on 1 July. While the fees remained the same for the past three years, an increase in operational costs means the Council can no longer hold fees at their current...
Hunters told “Wash your Weedy Waders”

Hunters told “Wash your Weedy Waders”

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding duck shooters to do their bit to avoid spreading damaging freshwater pests with the hunting season opening this Saturday 23rd May, “Unwanted freshwater pests such as catfish and hornwort are serious threats to the life...
Back to school: Mental Health ‘front of mind’

Back to school: Mental Health ‘front of mind’

The Eastern Bay’s specialist mental health service for rangatahi (youth) says mental wellbeing should be front of mind as students head back to school this week. Glenda Gillgren who leads the Child and Adolescent (0-18 years)Specialist Mental Health Team, Voyagers, Te...
Opening day report 2019 – Rotorua lakes

Opening day report 2019 – Rotorua lakes

The opening day of the new trout fishing season kicked-off on Tuesday with a bang for hundreds of enthusiastic fishers. Lakes Rotoiti, Tarawera and Okataina at Rotorua all opened to fishing at 5.00am, an event eagerly awaited by locals and many out-of-town visitors...