Council proposes realignment of leadership team

Chief Executive Marty Grenfell has put forward a proposal to realign Tauranga City Council’s leadership team. “Over the past three months, I’ve had opportunities to speak with and seek the views of internal and external stakeholders...... Read More

Holiday period: opening hours and services

Tauranga City Council offices, including our customer service centre, will close on Friday, 21 December at 5pm and re-open at 8am on Thursday, 3 January.  Our Contact Centre remains available 24/7 on 07 577 7000, every day including the statutory...... Read More

New role for two Tauranga reserves

Today the Community and Culture Committee agreed on a new future for Oceandowns Reserve and Tatua Reserve, as part of deliberations on the draft Tauranga Reserves Management Plan (RMP). These two reserves will take on a brand new role in the coming year. Oceandowns...... Read More

New rules on dog management and keeping of animals

Councillors decided today to support the proposed changes to the dog management policy and bylaw and keeping of animals bylaw after taking into consideration the public’s feedback during the consultation period.  The Community and Culture...... Read More

Investigations for bus clearway along Cameron Road

The TCC Transport Committee has unanimously agreed to proceed with investigations and discussions with the community for a peak time bus clearway along Cameron Road from the CBD to the Hospital. The clearway would be a lane reserved for buses to use in...... Read More

All parking free on Saturdays in the city centre

Council resolved today to begin a one-year trial of free parking in the city centre on Saturdays. The free parking will begin on Saturday 15 December. City Transformation Chair Larry Baldock said that this was a decision made with the community in mind,...... Read More

Final week to have say on Marine Park proposal

Public consultation on Council’s proposal to revoke recreation reserve status from an area of land at Marine Park, to enable the University of Waikato to establish a new marine research and educational facility, closes on Friday, 14 December at...... Read More

Have a merry and waste-free Christmas

The festive season is a wonderful time of celebrating, feasting and giving. But the season is also the most wasteful time of the year. Tauranga’s transfer stations receive an extra 10% of waste from households in December and January each year....... Read More

Opinion Poll

Do you think free parking in the CBD on Saturdays will bring more business to retailers?

No it’s going to add to the parking problems
Yes and it should be extended throughout the week