High winds raise risks for outdoor fires
High winds in recent weeks have caused several fires in the Western Bay to flare out of control, prompting a warning from the Western Bay Moana Rural Fire Authority.
New bylaw for roadside traders
A new bylaw to help regulate the operation of roadside mobile traders.
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).
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.