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Toxic shellfish warning extended along coastline
19 December 2014
Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) warning has been extended. The affected area now includes the...
James Street School strides toward gold
18 December 2014
Whakatane’s James Street School has become the latest school in the Eastern Bay to achieve a Bronze accreditation award as part of the Health...
Monitoring starts for algae in Bay of Plenty lakes and rivers
15 December 2014
As the summer temperatures begin to warm up our favourite swimming spots, monitoring has begun to help ensure safe recreational water use for...
Toxic shellfish poisoning strikes the Bay again
9 December 2014
In the past 24 hours reports of six people suffering from toxic shellfish poisoning have been received by the Medical Officer of Health. Each person...
Shellfish health warning issued for part of Bay of Plenty coast
28 November 2014
A health warning has been issued for the Bay of Plenty coastline, from Mount Maunganui, including Maunganui Beach and Pilot Bay, to Whakatane Heads....
BOP and Lakes communities offered Drinking-Water Subsidy Scheme
18 November 2014
Smaller, disadvantaged communities within the Bay of Plenty and Lakes regions are being encouraged to apply for the Government’s Drinking-Water...
Breastfeeding Friendly places increase across BOP and Lakes
5 November 2014
Opotiki’s Kapai Kai Cafe is leading the way in providing a supportive place for breastfeeding mums after becoming the first eatery in the town...
Gardeners reminded of risks when using potting mix or compost
21 October 2014
Bay of Plenty and Lakes residents are being reminded of the risks of potting mix and compost when gardening this Labour weekend and into the summer...
Cervical Screening Awareness Month - prompt for women
2 September 2014
As part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month during September, Bay of Plenty and Lakes women are being encouraged to check that they are up to date...
Water fluoridation means 40% less tooth decay
28 July 2014
With water fluoridation in the news recently, Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service wants to ensure that Rotorua residents have reliable and...
World Breastfeeding Week in the Bay
24 July 2014
This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers and their babies across the Bay of Plenty gather for the Big Latch On events to help...
Shellfish toxin warning lifted for the Bay of Plenty
13 June 2014
The paralytic shellfish toxin health warning, which has been in place since December 2011, has been lifted for the Bay of Plenty coastline. The area...
Health warnings lifted for Lake Rotoehu and Lake Rotoiti
1 May 2014
The algal bloom health warnings previously issued for Lake Rotoehu and for Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti have been lifted. Medical Officer...
Measles alert in Rotorua
24 April 2014
Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service (Toi Te Ora) advises that people who visited the following locations on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 April 2014...
Protect your family from measles
16 April 2014
The local Medical Officer of Health is urging parents to ensure that their children are up to date with their immunisations. Since the start of the...
Health warning for Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti
10 April 2014
A health warning has been issued for the Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti. This means that a health warning now applies to both Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on...
Kai @ the Right Price comes to Whakatane
10 April 2014
People can now access affordable, quality fruit and vegetable packs from two stores in Whakatane – The Fresh Market and Top of the Crop...
Push to stop sore throats hurting hearts
27 March 2014
Listen out for a hard hitting message from New Zealand kids to their parents and caregivers. Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service will be...
Health warning lifted for Whakatane River around Ruatoki Bridge
24 March 2014
The health warning in place since February for Whakatane River, near Ruatoki Bridge, in the Eastern Bay of Plenty has been lifted. Medical Officer...
Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu
5 March 2014
A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom...
Health warning issued for Okawa Bay, Lake Rotoiti
27 February 2014
A health warning has been issued for Okawa Bay on Lake Rotoiti as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have...
Potentially toxic algae found in Whakatane River, Ruatoki Bridge
21 February 2014
Routine monitoring by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council has identified potentially toxic algal mats covering the bed of the Whakatane River, near...
Norske Skog Tasman first for WorkWell Silver in Eastern BOP
19 February 2014
Norske Skog Tasman has become the first organisation in the Eastern Bay of Plenty to be awarded the WorkWell Silver Standard Accreditation. WorkWell...
Toxic shellfish warning revised
14 February 2014
Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along part of the Bay of Plenty...
Toxic shellfish warning revised
4 February 2014
Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along the eastern Coromandel...
Protect you and your family from measles
6 January 2014
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the Taupo/Turangi area remains at 10 and public health authorities continue to work to identify people...
Immunisation important to prevent the spread of measles
3 January 2014
There are 10 cases of measles confirmed in the Taupo/Turangi area. Medical Officer of Health for the Lakes District Health Board, Dr Neil de Wet...
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