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

Annual Plan 2017/18 – have your say by Thursday

The public consultation on the draft Annual Plan 2017/18 is open until 5pm on Thursday 20 April 2017. Go to Tauranga City Councils website to participate. Tauranga City Council/Annual plan 2017/18The Annual Plan process serves to update the work plans... Read More

Weekly Bulletin - 13 April 2017

Severe weather update for Cyclone Cook. And a bullet point list of updates from around Council for the week 13 April 2017.  Weekly Bulletin - 13 April 2017 Read More

Weather update at 10.30am

STRONG WIND WARNING There is a strong wind warning in place from later today. Severe gales with gusts of 150km/h or more are possible. Coastal areas can expect large waves of five metres or more during this time, with storm surges and possible inundation... Read More

Thursday kerbside collection postponed to Sunday

Tauranga City Council summary of weather impacts at 4:50pm, 12 April 2017 IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THURSDAY'S KERBSIDE RUBBISH COLLECTION   There will be no kerbside collection on Thursday 13 April due to high winds. The Thursday collection... Read More

Engagement with Welcome Bay community commences

Tauranga City Council will begin to seek feedback from the Welcome Bay community to find out whether they support the development of a supermarket on Council-owned land.  Dean Williams, Manager City Transformation says, “It is important that... Read More



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