Mobile phone use focus for Road Safety Week

Mobile phone use focus for Road Safety Week

Mobile phone use while driving in the Bay of Plenty is the key focus for this year’s Road Safety week which runs from May 6 -12. Co-ordinated by charity Brake, the theme “SAY NO TO FOMO” will highlight the perils of using a mobile phone while driving and the...
Plastic recycling changes

Plastic recycling changes

Significant changes in international waste recycling markets mean that the Whakatāne District Council’s kerbside recycling service will no longer be collecting grades 3-7 plastics. As from 1 June, only grades 1 & 2 plastics should be placed in yellow-top recycling...
Regional Council welcomes report findings

Regional Council welcomes report findings

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has today welcomed the release of Environment Aotearoa 2019 by the Ministry for the Environment. The report highlights the most pressing environmental issues New Zealand is facing and outlines nine priority issues in need of attention....