Labour Day waste collection

There are no changes to waste collection (includes rubbish, recycling and garden waste collection) on Monday, 23 October for both Tauranga City Council pre-stickered black rubbish bags and private waste collections. Please ensure that your bags/bins... Read More

Have your say on Easter Sunday trading

Trading on Easter Sunday: yes or no? Consultation is open until 5pm on Sunday 22 October 2017. It's now up to councils and their communities to decide whether shops can open on Easter Sunday, and it's time to make a decision for... Read More

Council releases further building consents report

Tauranga City Council has today released a report into its own procurement and probity processes in relation to Holmes Farsight, an external provider engaged to help Council process building consent applications since 2015. The report is the result of... Read More

World championships give Tauranga winter boost

After two years of planning, Tauranga's first world junior championship sporting event took place increasing regional GDP by $991,000 and showcasing Tauranga to an international audience. The 17th WSF World Junior Squash Championships 2017 saw... Read More

Tauranga City Council will shortly begin a process

Tauranga City Council will shortly begin a process to appoint a Chief Executive, when incumbent Garry Poole's five-year contract ends in April 2018. Under the Local Government Act, Council is required to either re-appoint Mr Poole for a further... Read More

Congratulations for a marathon effort!

Congratulations to the Tauranga International Marathon who diverted a huge 94% of event waste away from landfill last Saturday. This great result was achieved with support from the Tauranga's City Council's Resource Wise Events programme,... Read More

Nationally significant discovery in Tauranga City

An archaeological report published today outlines the national significance of Robbins Park on Cliff Road, part of Otamataha Pa. As part of investigating the site as an option for museum development, Council surveyed the land for potential archaeological... Read More

New recycling signs at transfer stations

New recycling signs that comply with national standards are now up at the Te Maunga and Maleme Street transfer stations. The widely-used symbols and icons are designed to make it easy for residents to know which items go in which recycling bins. Recycling... Read More

14th Avenue/Turret Road exit lane closure

Temporary closure starts Monday, 16 October 2017.  We want to give people a better chance to drive unhindered down 15th Avenue in the afternoons. One option to help with this is to close the one-way exit lane where Turret Road feeds (via 14th Avenue)... Read More



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Delta Aarsen aged 4 with her calf Princess Poppy. Great effort at todays Calf club.

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