Climate change

Climate change

Climate change, passenger transport and rescue services funding on Regional Council’s radar Bay of Plenty residents will be asked to provide their feedback on four key questions later this month when the Bay of Plenty Regional Council goes out for consultation on its...
The 35th Annual Top School.

The 35th Annual Top School.

The 35th annual Top School is on Sunday 24th March. The mega garage sale and breakfast bbq starts from 7am. From 9am the plant sale, gala games and food tent will be up and running, and then the Top School games start at 10:00am....
Cycle Trail business case to move forward

Cycle Trail business case to move forward

The Whakatāne District Council has supported the submission of a revised business case seeking funding for the extension of the Mōtū Trails Great Ride from Ōpōtiki to Whakatāne. The ‘Ōpōtiki-Whakatane Coastal Journey’ is a joint venture project between the Ōpōtiki and...
2019/20 Annual Plan changes likely

2019/20 Annual Plan changes likely

The Whakatāne District Council’s draft budget for the 2019/20 financial year will propose a number of changes from the work programme and budget previously set out for the year in the 2018-28 Long Term Plan (LTP). At a meeting of the Council’s Policy Committee on 14...
Horomanga Stream bridge to close for repairs

Horomanga Stream bridge to close for repairs

The Horomanga Stream bridge on Troutbeck Road, Galatea, will be closed to all traffic for at least three months from mid-March. The northern bridge abutment was extensively damaged by floodwaters generated by ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie in April 2017 and access since...