Council

‘Totally reckless’ planning rules put on hold

Planning rules that allow greater housing intensification in two Western Bay of Plenty towns has been put on hold. The Western Bay of Plenty District... Read More

Jump in enrolments for international students

International student numbers at Toi Ohomai i Te Pūkenga in Rotorua is expected to increase by 30 per cent on last year. Students were officially welcomed... Read More

SH2 Waihī to Tauranga traffic impacts

Motorists are being asked to drive carefully through road work sites and stick to temporary speed limits. "Unreliable travel times are frustrating for everyone,... Read More

Dogs, togs & agility jogs at pooch ‘party'

From young pups, to teaching old dogs new tricks, if you want some expert advice on helping your four-legged friend to put their best paw forward, come along... Read More

Logging truck gridlock paralyses businesses

Anger is boiling over this week as Mount Maunganui businesses impacted by long lines of logging trucks blocking their driveways are threatening action, following... Read More

Congestion charging could be needed in Tauranga

The current funding model for transport infrastructure is 'not going to cut it” and congestion charges may be needed in Tauranga. Commissioner Stephen... Read More

Summer students showcase council experience

Tertiary students from across New Zealand have spent the summer soaking up sunshine and knowledge while completing summer internships and research projects... Read More

Tauranga candidates told to avoid squabbles

Potential future councillors of Tauranga have been issued a warning: Don't fight. "You are going to need to work with whoever your colleagues end... Read More

Macindoe provisional winner of by-election

The preliminary result for the Hamilton East Ward by-election shows Tim Macindoe is leading after voting closed at midday on Saturday February 17. After Saturday's... Read More

Preparing the city’s contenders

Tauranga City Council is hosting an information evening this coming Monday, February 19, to help prepare people who are interested in standing as elected members... Read More

Refurbished centre celebrates first brithday

It has been one year since the cultural expression and artistic celebration hub, Sir Howard Morrison Centre, re-opened its doors. The refurbished Centre opened... Read More

Long-term Plan hearings provide valuable info

Tauranga City Council's commissioners have confirmed that this week's draft 2024-34 Long-term Plan submissions hearings have provided 'valuable food for thought”... Read More