Bay of Plenty Regional Council Harbourmaster Jon Jon Peters.
Brighter future for Whakatane whitebait
The shaded area on this photo indicates where the riverbank will be gently sloped to enable inanga spawning to occur.
Missing person, Bay of Plenty
Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for sightings of missing 24-year-old Shylo Rose Porter, also known as Whakarongopai. Whānau last heard from Shylo last night and have serious concerns for her welfare. She is believed to be in the Rotoiti area. She is thought to be driving a Silver 2009 […]
Serious crash at Pongakawa
Police are at the scene of a serious multi vehicle crash in Pongakawa, Western Bay of Plenty. Emergency services were alerted to the crash on Wharere and Te Puke East Roads at around 4pm. A number of people have serious injuries. Helicopters have been dispatched. Diversions are in place. Motorists […]
We’re in for a hot one, let’s do our part
On the back of one of our worst ever recorded droughts, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is asking water users to start thinking about and planning their water use to be better prepared this summer. The summer of 2019/2020 saw some of the lowest-ever recorded rainfall and stream flows in […]
Community stalwart George Johnston dies
Thornton identity and community stalwart George Johnston has died. The long-serving former Rangitaiki ward councillor and community leader passed away peacefully on Sunday, aged 83. Known as the unofficial ‘Mayor of Thornton’, George was a staunch community advocate for the local Rangitaiki community, written multiple books and recognised for his […]
Get set for Fieldays: what to expect for 2019
The mini city that is Fieldays is back at Mystery Creek from 12-15 June 2019 featuring four days of education, innovation, health & wellbeing, local cuisine and bargains galore. 1,059 exhibitors will be spread across 1,559 sites featuring the latest machinery, technology, products, services and innovations covering all facets of […]