Recommendation to revoke Tauranga begging ban

Bay of Plenty Labour List MP Angie Warren-Clark is fully supporting the Tauranga Council Policy Committee's recommendation to lift the controversial... Read More

Respected BOP councillor loses cancer battle

Charles Sturt, the big enchilada of Rotorua politics who fought for the battler, died this morning. He turned 64 today. He died peacefully at his home... Read More

Sewage Overflow: health warning still active

A temporary health warning remains in place in Whakatane following a sewage overflow on last week. Whakatane District Council are awaiting results of... Read More

Wairoa Bridge cycleway works progressing

Installation of the new cycleway bridge on the Wairoa Bridge is progressing. Big trucks and cranes have been spotted by the bridge this morning, along... Read More

Council calls for people to dob in the dumpers

Dealing with fly tippers and people who don’t clean up their dog’s poop is a filthy and frustrating problem, says Whakatāne District Council... Read More

Does the CBD need another bottle shop?

A company which was refused a licence to open a retail bottle shop in the Tauranga CBD four years ago has again applied to open an off-licence at the... Read More

Coromandel residents urged to conserve water

The Thames-Coromandel District Council is emphasising to residents that there is still an urgent need to conserve water across the region. “Some... Read More

Council considers quirky crossing

The fairytale of the Billy Goats Gruff is being played out in suburban Tauranga. In a real-life, but loose adaption, the mean ‘who’s that... Read More

Gumboot skiing and cow lassoing on Valentines Day

The survey team at Bay of Plenty Regional Council had a Valentine’s Day date to remember on Friday. They also displayed some creative problem... Read More

Finalists announced for TECT awards

  Community groups, volunteers and young changemakers are striving to make the Western Bay of Plenty a better place to live.   And now they... Read More

Waihi schools closed tomorrow due to low water

All Waihi schools, excluding Waihi Beach, will be closed tomorrow and reopening Friday because of low water levels in the reservoir. Waihi was out of... Read More

Upgrades to northern Coromandel campgrounds

Visitors to three Department of Conservation campgrounds in the northern Coromandel will enjoy a brand new shower and toilet facilities over coming weeks.... Read More

TCC adopts updated dangerous buildings policy

Tauranga City Council's Policy Committee has adopted an updated Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy reflecting changes to the Building Act. The... Read More

$8 million upgrade planned for Omokoroa Road

Omokoroa residents are invited to come along to an information evening for the upgrade of the stretch of Omokoroa Road from Western Avenue to Tralee... Read More

Mayor calls for government help amid gang violence

    Tauranga’s mayor is calling the government to take action on a “turf war” between gangs in the Western Bay of Plenty. Mayor... Read More