Spat hatchery planned for Eastern Bay of Plenty

Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Aotearoa Mussel Limited have joined forces to build a land-based mussel spat hatchery in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, to enhance... Read More

Drop-in sessions for Matakana Island plans

Western Bay of Plenty District Council are holding a drop-in session today on Matakana Island for those who wish to have a say about the plans for 170ha... Read More

An eye on the island

  More than 170ha of Matakana Island will be returned to iwi if public submissions rule in favour.   If successful, the eastern end of Matakana... Read More

$21m cost to ratepayers over Cayman Apartments

Luxury apartments with alleged defects have cost Tauranga Ratepayers more than $20 million. Information released under the Official Information Act... Read More

More than 300k trees to be planted across the BOP

The region’s biodiversity and water quality is set to receive a boost following Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s success in securing nearly... Read More

Omokoroa ‘shovel ready’ project awarded $14m

A $28 million package of ‘shovel ready’ roading and water projects in Omokoroa will soon get underway after receiving a $14 million grant... Read More

Temporary closure of Mauao track tomorrow

Mauao’s Waikorire track will be closed this Thursday morning. The track is expected to be closed from 7am-12pm, but will be weather dependent,... Read More

Bella Vista report recommendations released

Tauranga City Council has released all of the systems recommendations in the ‘Colgan Report’, which examined the roles, performance and accountability... Read More

New time limits for city centre on-street parking

There’s now a two-hour time limit to park on the street in the Tauranga City Centre. A Tauranga City Council spokesperson says this is to help... Read More

Views sought on Island View playground plan

The draft concept design for a playground and barbeque area at the Island View Reserve in Waihi Beach is out for community feedback. Western Bay of... Read More

Tauranga Council infighting turns toxic

Tauranga’s mayor labelled one of his councillors a “softc**k” and “spineless coward” in an increasingly bitter feud among... Read More

Leaky building case costs Tauranga council $1.5m

More than $1.5 million of ratepayers’ money has been spent in a leaky building lawsuit over luxury apartments at Mount Maunganui. But the final... Read More

WBOP speed limit proposal out for public feedback

Speed reductions around Western Bay schools are among proposed speed limit changes out for public feedback. Western Bay of Plenty District Council is... Read More

Funding boost for Rangitāiki Floodway completion

Major engineering work to complete the final stages of the Rangitāiki Floodway and to improve the resilience of flood walls on the Rangitāiki River,... Read More

Student therapy garden also grows confidence

  A Tauranga children’s therapy garden will help grow “confident, active and resilient” leaners who can thrive in a traditional... Read More