Council abandons Harrington St hub as cost prohibitive

Tauranga City Council has decided to abandon completion of the troubled Harington Street Transport Hub carpark building and will take action to recover... Read More

Mayors advocate strengthened links

The mayors of Hamilton and Tauranga are seeking to work much more closely on ensuring their cities have aligned infrastructure and spatial planning strategies. Tauranga... Read More

Councillors called for Baldockā€™s removal as deputy

Tauranga City councillor Larry Baldock shutting down debate in a council meeting and telling councillors to shut up during meetings prompted the call... Read More

Mayor reflects on first 200 days in council

  Almost halfway through the first year of the Council’s triennium, and Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell is taking the time to reflect on the... Read More

Baldock resigns from deputy mayor position

  Tauranga City Council’s deputy mayor Larry Baldock has resigned from his position, stepping down to councillor.   The announcement... Read More

Calls for early WBOP dog registrations

People are being encouraged to register their dogs early for a chance to be a "pin-up" star for the Western Bay of Plenty District Council's... Read More

Council proposes spending cuts, reduced rates rise

Tauranga City Council will consult with the community on a draft Annual Plan 2020-21 that has been heavily revised in response to the impacts of Covid-19. The... Read More

Two stricken vessels on the Coromandel Peninsula

  Waikato Regional Council are responding to two separate incidents involving stricken vessels on the Coromandel Peninsula, with one leaking diesel... Read More

Fishing groups rally over lost rights

  The reaction to three ‘no take’ fishing zones near Motiti Island has been significant to say the least.   In the five weeks... Read More

1.98% rates rise recommended for WBOP

Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Annual Plan Committee is recommending that Council adopts its Annual Plan at the end of June with a 1.98... Read More

Normal recycling to resume in WBOP from June 2

From next week, all Western Bay recycling centres and greenwaste drop-off sites will be open for business again. Council’s four recycle and greenwaste... Read More

Intermittent lane closure on Ngatai Road

From tomorrow there will be intermittent lane closures on Ngatai Road so work on the footpath can be carried out. Tauranga City Council will be carrying... Read More

Regional Council welcomes TNL construction

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is welcoming the news that construction on the Tauranga Northern Link is scheduled to start later this year. The project... Read More

Tauranga Council to consider ratepayers concerns

Tauranga City Council says it has listened to ratepayers and will consider ways to address their concerns should a likely new round of annual plan consultation... Read More

Major development planned for Devonport Road

Plans are "well-advanced" for a major office and retail development at 82-98 Devonport Road. Property development and investment company,... Read More