Kulim Park temporarily closed to vehicles

Kulim Park in Ōtūmoetai is temporarily closed to vehicles on weekdays until December 17, while the finishing touches are added to the park upgrade... Read More

Digital dashboards serve up vital community data

If you want to get a snapshot of the needs, wants and aspirations of people that live, learn, work and play in Tauranga, the new Whakahou Taketake Vital... Read More

No vaccine pass mandates yet from EBOP councils

While Whakatāne District Council has announced vaccine passes will be required to enter some of its facilities, no such mandate has been issued by... Read More

Tauranga’s central bus interchange to move in 2022

Tauranga’s central city bus interchange will be temporarily relocated to Durham Street from the end of March next year as part of the civic precinct... Read More

City centre refresh approved, bus hub to relocate

Tauranga City Council have formally adopted plans to refresh the Civic Precinct Masterplan which will see facilities such as a museum, library, hotel,... Read More

History of the hills revealed

Rising above Pāpāmoa are ancient stories of the past, hidden away and waiting to be told. For local iwi, these stories are already known and treasured,... Read More

Consent issued for 197 lifestyle homes in Rotorua

Contractors have broken ground on a new lifestyle village along Pukehangi Road, ready to add 197 homes to the Rotorua housing supply. The new development,... Read More

Liquefaction maps for Western BOP properties

All residents in the Western Bay of Plenty can now access new liquefaction maps online. The maps are available on Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s... Read More

Proposed change to give playcentre a new home

Mount Maunganui playcentre has the chance to relocate to a more suitable home with a partial reclassification of Golf Road Reserve. The playcentre has... Read More

Charges for rubbish dumpers floated in Rotorua

Rotorua could introduce kerbside organic waste collection, a composting facility and upgrade the recycling centre to reduce waste in the district. It... Read More

Change sought to works on waterway management

Five organisations have asked Bay of Plenty Regional Council to make changes to its region-wide consent for works on waterways, which is up for renewal. Two... Read More

Worker injured fishing out non-recyclables

  It was hook, line and stitches for Aroha Rahui when she was injured by a fishhook placed in a recycling bin within Tauranga and Western Bay of... Read More

Council reveals Tauranga civic precinct plans

A museum, hotel and new civic whare form part of proposed plans to refresh Tauranga’s civic precinct with an initial costing for part of the project... Read More

Western Bay Council prepares for move to orange

Swimming pool lanes and library doors will remain open to all residents across the Western Bay under the new traffic light system. The Government announced... Read More

Work on Western Avenue upgrade begins

Ōmokoroa’s Western Avenue (Ōmokoroa Road to north of Gane Place) is set to get upgraded to a new urban look. Contractors J Swap will this week... Read More