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WESTERN BOP COUNCIL BUYS LAND FOR KATIKATI FUTURE GROWTH
WESTERN BOP COUNCIL BUYS LAND FOR KATIKATI FUTURE GROWTH
27 December 2018
Western Bay of Plenty District Council has extended its ownership of Moore Park in Katikati with a view to creating more recreational and sporting...
Port Ohope reserve redevelopment completed
Port Ohope reserve redevelopment completed
21 December 2018
The completion of the $2 million redevelopment of the Port Ōhope Reserve was marked by a special blessing ceremony on Friday 21...
Priority 1 December 2018 Newsletter
Priority 1 December 2018 Newsletter
20 December 2018
Please click here to download Priority One’s newsletter, covering activities and news relating to economic development during December...
Freedom camping ambassadors for Taupo District
Freedom camping ambassadors for Taupo District
20 December 2018
Four freedom camping ambassadors will be out and about this summer to assist and advise freedom campers across the district.   High...
Councils work together to regenerate local waterways
Councils work together to regenerate local waterways
19 December 2018
High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage are progressing on several streams in the Rotorua area.   Bay...
Update on Trade for All consultation
Update on Trade for All consultation
19 December 2018
Tēnā koe I’d like to share with you a quick update on the Trade for All consultation.   Summary of public feedback now...
Priority One sends best wishes for the festive season
Priority One sends best wishes for the festive season
19 December 2018
The team at Priority One would like to take this opportunity to thank our members for their support during 2018.  It has been another a great...
Updates on fresh water, The Aotearoa Circle, urban development and more
Updates on fresh water, The Aotearoa Circle, urban development and more
18 December 2018
Welcome to the summer edition of Te Kōmiromiro   Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā E ngā mana, rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou...
Minister launches public consultation on immigration
Minister launches public consultation on immigration
18 December 2018
The Minister of Immigration has this morning launched public consultation on:   A set of proposals to reform employer support...
Funding to target local road blackspots welcomed by councils
Funding to target local road blackspots welcomed by councils
17 December 2018
LGNZ welcomes the Government’s announcement of the Safe Network Programme, which intends to invest $700 to $800 million in local road safety...
INZ to establish Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List
INZ to establish Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List
15 December 2018
On 17 December 2018, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will establish the Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List (CISSL) to support...
Time is running out to get your Sustainable Backyards event in for 2019!
Time is running out to get your Sustainable Backyards event in for 2019!
14 December 2018
Entries close the 18th of January 2019. Once you get back from summer holidays it does not leave much time!   It is crucial we have your...
MFE Essential Freshwater Update
MFE Essential Freshwater Update
14 December 2018
This is an update on the government policy work programme to improve water quality and ecosystem health.  This email comes to you from the...
Potential for Overseer to improve water quality
Potential for Overseer to improve water quality
12 December 2018
A report on whether a farm management tool used to calculate nutrient runoff could be used more widely to better inform water regulation is...
Rotorua Lakes Council and police join forces for CBD safety campaign
Rotorua Lakes Council and police join forces for CBD safety campaign
12 December 2018
Safety is a number one priority for all of us.   Rotorua Lakes Council and local police have worked together on a coordinated summer...
New bus network ready to roll
New bus network ready to roll
8 December 2018
More direct routes, more frequent services and more reliable buses are part of the new Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty bus network which starts...
Minister wants wider discussion on proposed schooling changes
Minister wants wider discussion on proposed schooling changes
7 December 2018
The Tomorrow’s Schools Independent Taskforce is proposing significant changes to the way our schools are run, governed, and managed to...
Government and industry partners release report on biological emissions
Government and industry partners release report on biological emissions
7 December 2018
A new report shows many farmers want to take action to reduce emissions, but need more information about what steps they can...
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019
7 December 2018
Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam 2019 is a free 3-day summit for Year 11-12 students in the Bay of Plenty and in 2019 will focus on the kaupapa of Climate...
Young and vulnerable should not shoulder sea level rise burden
Young and vulnerable should not shoulder sea level rise burden
6 December 2018
A report released this morning by the Deep South National Science Challenge supports LGNZ’s call for a national framework to deal with...
Government injecting 100 million into effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Government injecting 100 million into effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
5 December 2018
The Government is investing $100 million in an effort to reduce New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions, with the Government saying it will...
Technology changes face of bus travel
Technology changes face of bus travel
4 December 2018
The numbers don’t lie – the days of the printed bus timetable appear to be numbered according to Bay of Plenty Regional...