Time running out for community funding

Time is running out to apply for a share of more than $200,000 to help get your community project across the line. Applications for Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

By-election: Council wants roading prioritised

Tauranga City Council’s commission wants three key infrastructure priorities to be top of mind for candidates at the forthcoming parliamentary... Read More

Matariki: An array of events planned for Tauranga

Tauranga City Council is promising something for everyone as the city prepares to celebrate Matariki. A programme of events is being planned from Tuesday,... Read More

Safety concerns raised following hit and run

Residents of No. 1 Road in Te Puke are calling for safer road conditions following a car hitting a bus on Sunday evening. Police say they received a... Read More

Chance to check in on all things Ōmokoroa

Got a question about the Ōmokoroa Domain upgrade, the State Highway 2 intersection, Prole Road upgrade or Ōmokoroa Stormwater Catchment Management... Read More

“Simmering discontent” with port‘s social licence

The Tauranga Business Chamber is calling for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to look at how it uses its dividends from the Port of Tauranga. The... Read More

Sulphur Point reclassification: Public to have say

The public is encouraged to have their say on a new proposal to reclassify an area of land at Marine Park, Sulphur Point in Tauranga. The point of the... Read More

Tauranga university student wows commissioners

It’s not often council meetings can be described as poetry in motion, but that sums up how two days of hearings on the future of Tauranga’s... Read More

Housing: Tauranga rule change in the pipeline

Changing city planning rules to allow buildings of up to six storeys within walking distance of town centres, such as Bethlehem Shopping Centre, is on... Read More

Council costs for development levy to hit $136,000

Legal and consultancy costs associated with a draft development contributions policy will reach at least $136,000, Rotorua Lakes Council expects. The... Read More

Thornton not only recipient of sand royalties

Over the past 26 years, Whakatāne District Council has received more than $311,000 in access royalties from the sand mining operation at Thornton beach. The... Read More

Council-controlled organisation to change name

Rotorua Economic Development, also known as Destination Rotorua, is changing its name to RotoruaNZ. The organisation’s representatives say the... Read More

Cemetery land needed this year

Whakatāne District Council’s hunt for suitable land to establish a new cemetery has been unsuccessful so far. The council announced through local... Read More

Popular Ōmokoroa trails to become more accessible

A wider section of the community will soon be able to enjoy some of the most popular trails around Ōmokoroa. Three stretches of trail - Lynley Park... Read More

Rotorua‘s reserves proposal scales next hurdle

A proposal to sell 10 Rotorua reserve sites is one step closer to public consultation after it cleared another hurdle in a split council vote. On Thursday,... Read More