Papamoa Hall site secured following blaze
Council staff are securing the Papamoa Hall site following a fire that destroyed the building last night (Tuesday, 28 October).
Russ rises from pound dog to island plant detective
Thanks to Council’s animal services officer Betty Hall, a dog from the Te Puke pound has a new career.
Fire Permit Season
Fire permits are now available via our online application or by calling at any one of our five offices at Ph 07 571 8008 or 0800 WBOPDC (0800 926 732).
Maketu community plan under review
The community plan for Maketu is being reviewed to check whether original actions are still relevant and to ensure new ideas can be added.
Western Bay leaves door open on alcohol off-licence ‘cap’
Council may in the future revisit the Provisional Local Alcohol Policy (PLAP) and the issue of whether a cap can be placed on the number of new off-licences allowed.
Council and Transport Agency save millions on new contract
Council and the NZ Transport Agency have awarded a $154 million road maintenance contract set to save ratepayers and road users an estimated $50 million over seven years.