Council restores funding for Visitor Centre

Tauranga City's Elected Members have approved up to $4M funding for the new Visitor Information Centre to be located at Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui.  On 8 June 2017 Council made a decision referencing the draft Annual... Read More

Council adopts Annual Plan 2017/18

This year's annual planning process is now complete. Today Tauranga City Council adopted the Annual Plan 2017/18, with one change since deliberations. Further discussions in Chambers this morning, following a notice of motion, resulted in Council... Read More

Mauao base track realignment to go ahead

Tauranga City Council has approved funding to repair a large slip that damaged the Mauao base track in April by rerouting part of the track. The project is expected to cost up to $2.2 million, which will come from Council's risk reserve. “We... Read More

New trustees appointed for Tourism Bay of Plenty

Gwendoline Keel, Jussara Bierman and Colleen Te Arihi are the three new trustees on the Tourism Bay of Plenty board, appointed by Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty District Council. Mayor Greg Brownless is welcoming the new trustees to... Read More

Mauao base track closed due to swells

The base track on Mauao has been closed for public safety this afternoon due to large swells. The harbour is currently experiencing wave heights of up to 6.6 metres, which are expected to continue to rise until high tide at about 5:30pm. Swells of this... Read More

Parking machines go paperless

Parking machines in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui are being upgraded to a paperless system. Martin Parkes, Transportation Manager, says that the banking industry requires Tauranga City Council to upgrade the credit card function on all parking machines.... Read More

Free screening of America’s Cup fans at waterfront

A free live screening of the America's Cup will be held for fans at the Tauranga waterfront from Sunday, 25 June until the cup is won. Come down and cheer for Tauranga's local boy Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand to bring... Read More

Council recommends new Special Housing Areas

Council decided today to recommend to the Building and Construction Minister the establishment of a new Special Housing Area in Greerton, and another upon conditions in Wairakei (Papamoa East). Special Housing Areas help bring more housing to the market... Read More



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