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

Heart of the City: Rethinking Durham Street

Council is asking the community for feedback on the future look and feel of Durham Street and Durham Lane, as part of its investment to revitalise the city centre streetscape, open spaces and waterfront. The community can share their thoughts (and free... Read More

Phoenix Park to cater for recreation and parking

Tauranga City Council has decided to revamp Mount Manganui's Phoenix Park. Phoenix Park is located in the heart of Mount Maunganui's CBD. The concept design for the redevelopment includes a multi-use, fully accessible open space while retaining... Read More

Anzac Day – Tauranga Civic Memorial Service

Join us on Anzac Day as we honour the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and other conflicts in which New Zealand has been involved. Since the first commemorative services in 1916, Anzac Day has evolved into the observance we know today. This year's... Read More

Councils offer amnesty for owners of menacing dogs

Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty District Council are joining forces to reduce the risk and harm from dog attacks in the sub-region. Together they're offering an amnesty to owners of menacing dogs which will see them receive up to... Read More

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