Street Food Festival and Tidal Stairs opening

Locals and visitors are making the most of the revamped waterfront and the eight new street art pieces on central city walls. Since the opening of Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival in March and the redeveloped tidal stairs earlier this month Tauranga's... Read More

Celebrating Matariki in Tauranga Moana

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades. In the last few days of May, we can observe Matariki rise in the north-eastern horizon just before dawn. The first new moon following the rise of Matariki is the first day of... Read More

Cycling in dusk and dawn – Be Bright on your bike

Whether it is the preferred travel method to get to work or school, for recreation or to experience the region's scenery, cycling is a fun, affordable and healthy way to travel; and a great way to travel all year round. With reduced daylight hours... Read More

Weekly Bulletin - 27 April 2017

A bullet point list of updates from around Council for the week 27 April 2017. Weekly Bulletin - 27 April 2017 Read More

Paradox Film Festival at The Historic Village

The Tauranga Street Art Festival continues to follow its Paradox theme by merging street art events with unexpected locations in Tauranga. From 8 to 13 May the Paradox Film Festival will see the Village Cinema at The Historic Village join the street... Read More

Slips affecting Tauranga walkways

A number of walkways around Tauranga remain closed due to slip damage after severe weather earlier in April. “After Cyclone Cook there are still a number of slips in reserves around the city on the list to be properly cleared. Minor closures are... Read More

Applications open for Community Events Fund

Do you have a great idea for a community event and need some financial backing to make it happen? Community organisations have until 11 June to apply for up to $15,000 from Tauranga City Council's Community Events Fund. Last year's round... Read More

Mauao base track remains closed after Cyclone Cook

The base track of Mauao remains closed due to damage from Cyclone Cook. A number of new slips occurred on the mountain during the severe weather last night, and ocean swells have damaged the base track. Tauranga City Council hopes to reopen a portion... Read More

Weekly Bulletin - 20 April 2017

A bullet point list of updates from around Council for the week 20 April 2017. Weekly Bulletin - 20 April 2017 Read More

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