The discharge of plastic particles was accompanied by a strong sulphur-like smell.
Bach owners are concerned they will be locked out of their holiday homes.
13 parties have appeared in court facing charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Development of wahi tapu land on Whakatāne's coast could be stalled by iwi occupation.
Eastern Bay leaders stoked with how communities reacted to Friday's tsunami threat.
Hearing's final day into the granting of a resource consent for a residential subdivision.
"We have not severed our whakapapa to the land and we never will."
The area of Matata was devastated by a debris flow in 2005.
Otakiri Springs company board wants Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, to grow the business.
All Awatarariki residents bar one have now "reluctantly" signed settlement agreements.
First it was roaming horses. Now Ōpōtiki has its own wandering emu.
Threat of violence from the public is the top concern of Kawerau District Council staff.
Iwi is returning to court to oppose plans for a petrol station.
"People don't know how to engage, and they didn't feel safe to engage."
Submissions for Te Ara Hou close on Friday.
Bay of Plenty regional councillors have the opportunity to vote on a remit.
Lawyers have rounded off their arguments in the Rotorua High Court.
Day three of the hearings at Rotorua High Court.
Over 100 Ngati Awa whānau gathered in Rotorua yesterday
Draft plans for the community's new police base have been unveiled.
Three candidates have raised their hands for the East Coast electorate.
Awatarariki residents feeling optimistic after taking next step in their ongoing fight.
Council staff are too valuable to have their pay docked, say Eastern Bay mayors.
Aim is to get these "shovel ready" projects off the ground within the next six months.
Whitebaiters have pushed back on claims fishing is responsible for the delicacy's decline.
Iwi and residents file appeal Environment Court decision in the Rotorua High Court.