Oops! When is full too full?

In town hall parlance, it’s an “OOPS”. And there are ten good reasons why you, as a ratepayer, will be “OOPS’d” and your blue recycling bin will be left, unemptied, on the kerbside. Take the neighbour who sneaked...... Read More

TCC tentatively votes to ban begging citywide

Rough sleeping and begging near retail premises at certain areas throughout the city, could become a thing of the past. Tauranga City Council’s Community and Culture Committee have tentatively voted to ban begging and rough sleeping in any public...... Read More

Katikati Community Centre celebrates 25 years

Twenty-five years of caring for the community will be celebrated at the Katikati Community Centre on Saturday, 24 November – and everyone is welcome to the party. The Centre’s 25th community celebration, from 9am until noon, will be a fun-packed...... Read More

New horse riding rules at Tuapiro Point

Rules put in place on November 9, horse riders at Tuapiro Point must abide by the new bylaw. Signs are up informing horse riders where they can ride and include the code of conduct for horse riders to follow. In a statement on the Western Bay of...... Read More

New underpass for Bayfair to Baypark link project

NZTA have announced that the Baypark to Bayfair link project will now include a separated pedestrian and cycle underpass at the Bayfair roundabout. The current underpass was originally due to be closed permanently as part of the Bay Link project,...... Read More

Axe hovering over Tauranga waterfront icon  

It stands proudly on a prime piece of Tauranga waterfront real estate, while all around it debate has raged over its future. It’s the Cargo Shed in Dive Crescent. It’s a fine bit of yesteryear architecture,  looks in great nick...... Read More

Public consultation on Gambling coming to a close

Members of the public only have a few more days left to have their say on the draft Gambling Venues Policy 2019. Public consultation closes at 5pm on Friday, 16 November. Tauranga City Council is reviewing the policy that sets out how many and where...... Read More

Yacht club upbeat about TCC Marine Park moves

Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club are 'generally supportive' of council moves to free up land at Sulphur Point's Marine Park for the University of Waikato's proposed marine research centre, says club Commodore Andy Knowles, but still have...... Read More

TCC proposing to revoke Marine Park reserve status

Tauranga City Council is seeking feedback on its proposal to revoke recreation reserve status from an area of land at Marine Park. This is to enable a potential long-term lease of the land to the University of Waikato in order to establish a new marine...... Read More

Noise complaints causing uproar in Greerton

Multiple noise complaints are threatening the Greerton community’s use of its local hall, and a childcare centre is having to take costly measures to tackle noise to appease a disgruntled neighbour. Kerry Mitchell speaks to those involved. A church...... Read More




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