Bay of Plenty News & Alerts


COVID-19 immunisation call centres receiving large volumes of calls

Bay of Plenty Covid-19 immunisation call centres are receiving large volumes of calls. If you do not get through the first time please keep trying.

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All our senior citizens aged 65 years and older are now eligible for vaccination

All our senior citizens aged 65 years and older, in the Western Bay of Plenty and Rotorua & Lakes districts are now being invited to book in their Covid-19 vaccination.
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Anzac Day events – Western Bay of Plenty District

There are a number of Anzac Day events being held across the Western Bay District on Sunday, 25 April to remember the brave soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and honour returned service men and women.

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Shark sightings in Tauranga – beachgoers urged to be vigilant

People enjoying Tauranga and Mt Maunganui’s coast and water this Easter are urged to be aware of the presence of great white sharks.

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Pumicelands is changing from a restricted to an open fire season from 8am on Wednesday 17 March.

Pumicelands is changing from a restricted to an open fire season from 8am on Wednesday 17 March. The area moving into open fire season includes Taupo, Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatane, Kawerau and Opotiki.
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$5.5 million funding boost for Māori Trades and Training

Whānau and communities in Tairāwhiti-East Coast, Northland-Tai Tokerau and the Bay of Plenty are set to benefit from a funding boost for Māori Trades and Training, Social Development and Employment Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced today.

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Water Skills for Life is the essential beginning for lifelong water safety

Water Skills For Life was developed for children in Years 1 – 8 to learn water safety. It establishes broad fundamental competencies for life-long water safety.

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National Warning: Tsunami Threat. Immediate evacuation required.

National Warning: Tsunami Threat. Immediate evacuation required in the following areas under threat. Friday 5 Mar – last updated 8:45 am *** THIS IS THE THIRD EARTHQUAKE THIS MORNING *** A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.

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BayTrust scholarships support local sporting talent

Applications for the latest round of BayTrust athlete, coaches and officials scholarships close 5pm Monday 8 March.

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Dangerous slip closes Eastern Okataina Walkway

The Eastern Okataina Walkway near Rotorua has been closed indefinitely due to a large slip and the risk of ongoing rockfall which presents a significant safety risk to track users.
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