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BOPLASS successfully managed a coordinated regional approach to a Provincial Growth Fund application for co-funding for LiDAR capture for the entire Bay of Plenty region.

Substantial savings have been achieved by BOPLASS councils through their ongoing participation in the collective aerial photography programme.

Antenno is a local government communications app that allows councils to push notifications to their communities.

BOPLASS represented a collective group of councils in negotiations for placement of councils’ infrastructure insurance into the London markets.

BOPLASS welcomes the recently appointed Chief Executive of Whakatane District Council - Stephanie O’Sullivan.

BOPLASS welcomes the recently appointed Chief Executive of Bay of Plenty Regional Council–Toi Moana, Fiona McTavish.

Vertical Horizonz NZ were appointed as the preferential Health and Safety training supplier for the BOPLASS and Waikato LASS councils.

Working in conjunction with the Local Government Geospatial Alliance (LGGA), a portal has been developed specifically for the storage and delivery of BOPLASS councils’ historical aerial imagery.

BOPLASS and Waikato LASS have worked together to develop an on-line contractor Health and Safety prequalification scheme.

Following the completion of a tender Waikato Occupational Health Consultancy (WOHC) were appointed as the preferential Health Service supplier for the BOPLASS councils.

BOPLASS welcomes the recently appointed Chief Executive of Gisborne District Council, Nedine Thatcher-Swann, who has joined the BOPLASS board as a Director and represents GDC as a Shareholder.

KPMG have been appointed as preferred supplier of Internal Audit Services to the BOPLASS councils.

BOPLASS councils have recently collaborated in the appointment of a supplier for Eftpos services, achieving benefits for all participating councils.

BOPLASS' collective buying power has provided significant savings to councils in the purchasing of copyright licences while also simplifying and standardising licensing requirements.

BOPLASS councils took out five of the ten top spots in a recent national audit of local government websites.

Bay of Plenty Local Authority Shared Services (BOPLASS) has helped save Bay of Plenty and Gisborne ratepayers more than $1.4 million in annual insurance premiums.

Following the BOPLASS Board's decision to include an independent director in the governance team BOPLASS welcomes our recently appointed independent director Craig O'Connell.

The councils in the Bay of Plenty and surrounding districts have been working together to examine how collaboration will lead to stronger community outcomes.

BOPLASS welcomes the recently appointed Chief Executive of Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Miriam Taris...

BOPLASS has recently appointed iSentia as the supplier for Media Monitoring Services...