BOP residents reminded to recycle glass

Whakatane residents won't be able to recycle much of their plastic packaging anymore, but that shouldn’t discourage them from recycling glass,... Read More

Power cut in Te Puke

Powerco report there is a power cut on Monday evening in Te Puke. There are 680 Te Puke properties affected by the power cut which happened at 9.01pm.  The... Read More

Hundreds gather for plastic bottle protest

“Not our kid’s future,” wrote one. A pile of 2400 used plastic bottles was dumped in a circle on the beach near the Omanu Surf Club... Read More

Eight regions to receive $14M to expand 3D mapping

The Bay of Plenty is one of the eight regions that will receive co-funding from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to obtain LiDAR (Light Detection and... Read More

Maloney claims silver in Athens

Andy Maloney had a chance of collecting silver on the final day of the Finn European championships in Athens if everything went his way and the medal... Read More

A further $8 million for freedom camping system

Following the success of last summer, a further $8 million is being made available to continue delivering a better freedom camping system and to encourage... Read More

Coast Care community planting day at the Mount

Do you like digging in the sand? Doing your bit for native plants? Volunteers are invited to come and help at a Coast Care community planting day on... Read More

Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam to tackle climate change

The Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam will be tackling issues of climate change this year. Run by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the free three-day summit... Read More

What‘s on - Shakti, dance battle, graduation

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday! The weather forecast is showing a fine start to the day, then cloudy periods developing in the late morning with northwest... Read More

Papamoa Domain pine tree removal sparks debate

Tauranga citizens are expressing their frustrations on social media following the council’s decision to cut down the iconic pine trees in the Papamoa... Read More

Potential improvements for city’s waste problem

  The proposed rates-funded kerbside recycling, food scraps and rubbish collection is moving to the next stage after being unanimously approved... Read More

Research into smarter land-based erosion control

As severe storms and significant weather events continue to increase in New Zealand, so does the amount of erosion. According to the Ministry for the... Read More

Birds delay beach project

A new beach is appearing at Kulim Park, one truck load at a time. Thousands of cubic metres of sand is being trucked in and spread out along the waterline... Read More

Mother‘s Day weather update

It's looking like a cooler and windier week ahead   A low from the Tasman Sea is forecast to move over New Zealand later today and early... Read More

Power out in Omokoroa after car hit power pole

3.45pm Update:  Power is still out to 238 properties in Omokoroa on Sunday afternoon following a vehicle hitting a power pole. The car hit the... Read More