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Priority One News June 2019
Priority One News June 2019
30 June 2019
Please click here to download Priority One’s newsletter, covering activities and news relating to economic development during June...
SBY19 Climate Change Speaker's Forum Video
SBY19 Climate Change Speaker's Forum Video
28 June 2019
The month of March saw a number of events held around the region under the Sustainable Backyards banner. Check out the enthralling Sustainable...
Partnership progresses funding application in Whakatane
Partnership progresses funding application in Whakatane
27 June 2019
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited and the Whakatāne District Council are jointly seeking funding from Central...
Public Service undergoes biggest shake-up in 30 years
Public Service undergoes biggest shake-up in 30 years
26 June 2019
Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins today announced the most significant changes to the New Zealand Public Service since the State Sector Act...
Bay of Plenty leaders told to declare climate change emergency
Bay of Plenty leaders told to declare climate change emergency
25 June 2019
Bay of Plenty Regional councillors received a standing ovation from community members after deciding to recommend the council declares a climate...
New funding to put people at the heart of NZ emergency management system
New funding to put people at the heart of NZ emergency management system
25 June 2019
Funding from Budget 2019 will establish a new national agency to strengthen New Zealand’s emergency management system, Minister of Civil...
Experienced tourism operators join Destination Great Lake Taupo Board
Experienced tourism operators join Destination Great Lake Taupo Board
19 June 2019
One new appointment and one re-appointment to the Destination Great Lake Taupō Board of Trustees have been announced.   In April,...
Awards call for biosecurity champions
Awards call for biosecurity champions
18 June 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to protecting our...
Better information sharing to keep victims of family violence safer
Better information sharing to keep victims of family violence safer
18 June 2019
From 1 July, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family...
Volunteers needed to create cleaner waterways
Volunteers needed to create cleaner waterways
17 June 2019
Bay of Plenty Regional Council, in partnership with multi award-winning charity, Sustainable Coastlines, is putting the call out for local...
Dairy industry receives boost with 25 million sustainable innovation programme
Dairy industry receives boost with 25 million sustainable innovation programme
13 June 2019
A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the...
Tauranga City Council review confirms shortage of developable land
Tauranga City Council review confirms shortage of developable land
12 June 2019
Tauranga City Council’s Urban Form and Transport Development Committee, Tuesday 11 June 2019, heard the city is to face a shortage of around...
Maori Housing in the spotlight at housing awards
Maori Housing in the spotlight at housing awards
11 June 2019
The Te Puni Kōkiri Māori Housing Network was acknowledged at the recent Australasian Housing Institute Professional Excellence in Housing Awards...
Rotorua child equity programme
Rotorua child equity programme
7 June 2019
  Eden Chapman is seeing a difference in the students at Rotorua's Sunset Primary School just six months after the start of a pilot...
BOPRC outline Port benefit to Upper North Island Supply Chain
BOPRC outline Port benefit to Upper North Island Supply Chain
5 June 2019
The substantial benefits that the Port of Tauranga’s current operating and governance arrangements bring to the local, regional, and...
Paengaroa - Rotoiti cycle trail officially opens
Paengaroa - Rotoiti cycle trail officially opens
5 June 2019
The new cycle trail – Kaikōkopu - between Paengaroa and Rotoiti opens today, marking an important milestone in the national cycleway...
LGNZ EXCELLENCE wards showcase outstanding leadership by local councils
LGNZ EXCELLENCE wards showcase outstanding leadership by local councils
5 June 2019
The high levels of service local councils provide to communities across New Zealand are again demonstrated through the exceptional range and...