Tauranga plan submissions jockey for position

  Tauranga Racecourse Reserve has once again become the subject of a tug-of-war between those that wish to see the site repurposed for housing... Read More

MP, former mayor call for independent review

Rotorua MP Todd McClay and former mayor Grahame Hall are calling for an independent review into Rotorua Lakes Council, with Hall saying in his view it... Read More

Meeting to discuss Omanawa Falls’ future

  Tauranga City Council are meeting with Omanawa residents this evening to discuss the future of the Omanawa Falls development.   The Omanawa... Read More

Community desires versus rate rise in LTP

Whakatane councillors are facing a problem – how to give the community everything it wants while keeping rates down. The issue was roundly... Read More

Final Pongakawa recycle drop-off this weekend

Pongakawa has one final rural recycling drop-off this weekend. Saturday, June 19, will see Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s fortnightly... Read More

Tauranga’s long-term plan draws 1787 submissions

Thousands of people have submitted their views on the Tauranga City draft Long Term Plan. Commissioners will hear submissions on the city’s draft... Read More

Opotiki District Council up for national award

  Opotiki District Council, in partnership with the Whakatohea Maori Trust Board, have been nominated for a 2021 Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE... Read More

Iconic Mount pine tree will be replaced

Tauranga City Council are replacing an iconic pine tree that has been cut down in Mount Maunganui. The Norfolk Pine, which was located on the Prince... Read More

Kaituna Mole’ facelift

  Popular fishing spot the Kaituna Mole will undergo maintenance this winter before re-opening in time for the summer months.   The mole... Read More

Sustainability trust‘s warning over council’s LTP

The Sustainable Bay of Plenty Trust is calling on Tauranga City Council to re-think its 2021 Long Term Plan, which closes for submissions this Monday,... Read More

Native trees given new home on Maunganui Road

To create a calmer and more welcoming entry to Mount Maunganui, Tauranga City Council has planted a series of mature pohutukawa, totara, titoki and Norfolk... Read More

Creating a buzzing artistic city

Council commissioners are hoping Tauranga’s arts community will be very vocal in having their say on the future of the city. The Long Term Plan... Read More

Last chance to have your say on long-term plan

Tauranga residents are being urged to have their say on what is considered by many to be the most important long-term plan in the city’s history... Read More

Love your dog with early registration

Get your dog in a red tag this month and your pooch could be in for some pampering. Dog registrations are open for the 2021/2022 period and to mark... Read More

Urgent water infrastructure reform needed - report

New analysis of New Zealand’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure provides a clear picture of the urgent problems faced. The... Read More