Heart of the City TAG appointed

Council has today announced the nine members of the new Heart of the City Programme Technical Advisory Group (TAG). They are Graeme Horsley (Chair), Buddy Mikaere, David Hermann, Joanna (Jo) West, John Duffy, Dr Les Matthews, Rachel Pinn, Rebecca Ryder... Read More

Historic Village partially closed today - updated

Updated Thursday, 23 March 2017 at 8am: A damaged water drain caused flooding at the Historic Village yesterday. The situation is under-control and the Village team are working with tenants to assess the damage. The Whipped Baker and the Village Hall... Read More

Mauao base track to temporarily close

A large section of Mauao's base track will be closed on 28-29 March, from 8am to 5:30pm both days. Some of the work is weather dependent, so further closures are possible through to the end of next week. However, visitors will still be able to... Read More

Have your say on the draft Annual Plan 2017/18

The public consultation on Tauranga City Council's draft Annual Plan 2017/18 is now open. Submissions can be made until 5pm on Thursday 20 April 2017. Go to the Tauranga City Council website to participate. The Annual Plan process serves to update... Read More

Paradox Outside will transform central city walls

Six of the world's finest street artists will grace iconic central city walls with a series of works as part of Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival for the community to enjoy. Between 23 and 31 March 2017 Askew One, Fintan Magee, Lucy McLauchlan,... Read More

Weekly Bulletin - 16 March 2017

A bullet point list of updates from around Council for the week 16 march 2017. Weekly Bulletin - 16 March 2017 Read More

Community input on supermarket development

Council will look to seek feedback from the community as it considers whether to proceed with the development of a supermarket in Welcome Bay on a Council-owned site. At the Community & Culture Committee today, Elected Members approved that Council commence... Read More

Section of Mauao track closed until Wednesday

Mauao's Oruahine track was closed on Friday, 10 March, due to a rockfall event. This closure will remain in place until Wednesday, 15 March. “Initial investigations showed a rock of approximately 900 x 700 x 500 millimetes in size came down... Read More

Update: Maleme Street transfer station

  Maleme Street (Maleme Street, Greerton) transfer station is now back to normal. Thanks everyone. Maleme Street transfer station flooding - 12:00pm Maleme Street (Maleme Street, Greerton) transfer station has been impacted by surface flooding.... Read More

Mauao track closed due to rockfall

Mauao's Oruahine track has been closed due to a rockfall event. It will be closed for at least the duration of the weekend while Tauranga City Council investigates the cause and ensures the track is safe for the public to use. Council has no information... Read More



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