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Preserving the Kaituna River for future generations
Preserving the Kaituna River for future generations
30 May 2017
The waters of the Kaituna River and its many tributaries play a pivotal role in many lives of Bay of Plenty residents, and community members can now influence the document that will help enhance the river’s future well-being. Kaituna, he tāonga tuku iho – a treasure gifted to us, is the Proposed Kaituna River Document that has been prepared by Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority, a co-governance entity of iwi and council...
Will Hazelnuts grow in the Lake Rotorua Catchment?
25 May 2017
Hazelnuts have the potential to become New Zealand’s biggest and most successful nut crop. If you’re a landowner in the Lake Rotorua groundwater catchment with a little spare space and time, Bay of plenty Regional Council are offering free hazelnut plants as part of a five-year trial to monitor the growth and production of two new varieties. Take a read of our terms and conditions and fill out an application form if you...
40 million dollar fund now open to all Lake Rotorua land owners
40 million dollar fund now open to all Lake Rotorua land owners
24 May 2017
A $40 million fund aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua is now open to all landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment with nitrogen to sell, no matter how big or small their property is. The Lake Rotorua Incentives Scheme is available for those landowners willing to make permanent land use changes to reduce the amount of nitrogen entering the lake. The $40 million scheme, funded jointly by the Crown and Bay of Plenty...
Proposed Plan Change 10 hearings close
Proposed Plan Change 10 hearings close
5 May 2017
After two months of hearings that saw over 50 submitters have the opportunity to voice their views, the last day of hearings for Proposed Plan Change 10 was drawn to a close yesterday. The proposed plan change seeks to improve the water quality of Lake Rotorua for future generations. Held over March and April 2017, an independent hearing panel heard from a wide range of submitters on the proposed plan change, receiving closing statements...

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