Community wellbeing a key focus for Council

As the city grows, Tauranga City Council is committed to enhancing community wellbeing and increasing the quality of life for Tauranga residents, in order to provide a higher standard of living for all. At the Community and Culture Committee meeting... Read More

Match Fund medium grants now open

Tauranga City Council's Community Development Match Fund is now open for applications for medium grants of up to $10,000. The Match Fund is designed to help community groups deliver new initiatives that foster strong, innovative and vibrant communities.... Read More

Tauranga Domain athletics track to be upgraded

Thanks to Tauranga City Council, New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT), The Lion Foundation and other community fundraising groups, the athletics track at Tauranga Domain will be resurfaced so that it can once again meet international athletics standards. The... Read More

Mauao base track remediation design out for tender

Tauranga City Council is looking for a supplier to complete the detailed design and consenting for the realignment of a 250-metre section of the Mauao base track. The track was damaged in a significant slip after ex-Cyclone Debbie swept through the Bay... Read More

Win paint prizes and protect our waterways

Tauranga City Council is giving DIYers and professional painters the chance to win more than $3000 in paint prizes this month. ‘Don't Paint the Drain' is run by the Tauranga City Council pollution prevention team, along with pollution prevention... Read More

Annual report reflects new strategic direction

Tauranga City Council has adopted its 2016/17 Annual Report, wrapping up an action-packed year for Tauranga and the Council.  Tauranga City Council ended the year in sound financial shape. Expenditure has increased to meet demand, but revenue is... Read More

Call for proposals for Special Housing Areas

Are you a landowner or a developer with plans for a piece of land? Contact Council's City Planning & Growth team by the end of October 2017 to start a discussion.  With the new Housing Accord signed last year, Tauranga developers and landowners... Read More



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