Council warns of likely severe impact on revenue

Revenue modelling undertaken by Tauranga City Council indicates the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to have a severe impact on revenue,... Read More

Algae in Papamoa waterways causing a foul stench

A potentially toxic algal bloom in the Papamoa stormwater canals is causing concern for residents. Jacqueline Edwards says the first thing she noticed... Read More

Regional Council meetings available on YouTube

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has settled into a new normal during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4, with technology enabling staff productivity and ensuring... Read More

Whakatāne District road closure update

Whakatāne Police are urging people to follow instructions to stay home to ensure the lockdown period achieves its goal. In partnership with Whakatāne... Read More

Easter holiday rubbish collection for WBOP

With Easter approaching, here’s all you need to know about how rubbish collection services will be managed across the Western Bay over the long... Read More

Councils’ plea to save the pipes from wipes

  Wet wipes being flushed down the toilet continues to create extra work for councils in the western Bay of Plenty.   The Western Bay of... Read More

Offer of rubbish collection for remote rural areas

UPDATED: Rural residents in remote areas of the Western Bay having difficulty getting rid of their rubbish can now opt to get the private waste contractor... Read More

Tauranga waste collections over Easter

Heading towards Easter, Tauranga City Council wants to let the community know how rubbish collection services will be managed over the two public holidays.... Read More

House to be demolished for new park entrance

The Tauranga City Council is planning to remove a tidy, three-bedroom house in Pyes Pa to provide a second access to the park and playground behind it. The... Read More

Tauranga draft annual plan consultation starts

Tauranga City Council has started consulting on its budget and work plans for the year beginning July 1. The draft Annual Plan 2020/21 comes at a time... Read More

Commissioners support changes to Matata town

Independent commissioners have released their decision supporting two proposed plan changes for a Bay of Plenty town. The changes are aimed at avoiding... Read More

Council and community close Matapihi access

  Matapihi community members are taking extra precautions to protect kaumatua, children and immunocompromised residents during the COVID-19 lockdown... Read More

Tauranga parking fee collection on hold

Tauranga City Council is putting a hold on collecting parking fees while the country is in Alert Level 4. New Zealand went into lockdown at 11.59pm... Read More

Free bus service in BOP, only for essential travel

Bay of Plenty Regional Council are urging people not to travel on public transport unless their journey is absolutely essential. A spokesperson says... Read More

Mauao to close during self-isolation period

People’s often daily walk up or around Mauao will stop during the COVID-19 State of National Emergency. Earlier today Tauranga City Council was... Read More