Easter Sunday trading: yes or no? Have your say

Formal consultation is now open on the proposed Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy for Tauranga. Easter Sunday has traditionally been a restricted trading day, with only a few types of shops allowed to open. Last year Parliament gave territorial authorities... Read More

Draft Mauao Historic Reserve Management Plan

One week remains to have your say on the draft Mauao Historic Reserve Management Plan.  Owners of Mauao, The Mauao Trust, have worked with Tauranga City Council to establish a joint management board, called Ngā Poutiriao o Mauao. The board has... Read More

No change to Tauranga Airport services

The temporary shutdown of the fuel pipeline into Auckland is not having an impact on flights coming in and out of Tauranga at this stage. “Here in Tauranga we have fuel supply for at least this week”, says Paul Davidson, Tauranga City Council's... Read More

Have your say on making Tauranga safer and easier

Tauranga City Council is now working on a plan to encourage more people to ride bikes. From today we are talking with the community about how to get more people riding their bikes around our beautiful city. “To reduce traffic congestion and... Read More

New voting system for 2019 local elections

Tauranga City Councillors have opted for a new voting system for at least the next two local elections. The plan is to replace our current system of voting, First Past the Post (FPP), with Single Transferable Voting (STV). With STV, voters rank candidates... Read More

New pedestrian crossing on Taurikura Drive

A new pedestrian crossing is being constructed on Taurikura Drive to provide safer access to the Tauranga Crossing retail site. Works are due to start next week and are expected to take approximately three weeks to complete, weather dependant. The completed... Read More

Tauranga Airport expansion and upgrade

A planned upgrade of the Tauranga Airport Terminal building is about to begin. Over the next 15 months, the terminal passenger area will be expanded to cater for past, present and future increases in passenger volumes. There has been a significant increase... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should Tauranga businesses be allowed to trade on Easter Sunday?


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