Dive Crescent land share finally confirmed

An agreement reached almost 11 years ago between Tauranga City Council and the Otamataha Trust to jointly own and manage reclaimed land on Dive Crescent... Read More

Cameron Rd changes a “no go” for business owners

Cameron Road business owners are hugely concerned about proposed changes to the road and how it will affect their ability to trade. Bernina Sewing Centre... Read More

Greerton fed up with anti-social behaviour

Greerton residents are sharing their concerns and frustrations regarding anti-social behaviour around the Greerton Marist Recreation and Community Sports... Read More

Final week to have your say

There is just one week left to provide feedback on Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s draft Long Term Plan 2021-2031.   Community... Read More

Waste collections for Tauranga this Easter

With tomorrow being a much anticipated holiday for most people, Tauranga City Council is advising the community on changes to its waste collection service. "If... Read More

Tauranga’s delayed tsunami sirens project remains

  Tauranga City Council has confirmed plans remain to install tsunami sirens in the region.   Previous plans to install new sirens from... Read More

Shining a light on corporate greenhouse gas

Greenhouse gas emission reductions achieved by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in its first year of a new programme are proving to be promising. The... Read More

Tauranga infrastructure “needs a defribillator”

A Tauranga City Council commissioner says the fast-growing city will pay in other ways if it does not invest in infrastructure. Minister of Local Government... Read More

Yeoman walkway to get a new bridge

Katikati’s Yeoman Walkway will be closed from next week to allow for the installation of a new bridge ready in time for users to enjoy this winter. The... Read More

All priority earthquake prone buildings identified

Priority earthquake prone buildings in New Zealand’s high seismic risk areas have now been identified by local territorial authorities. “The... Read More

Drop-in session about K Valley pathway changes

The cycle and share pathway routes may be changing through Kopurererua Valley, so Tauranga City Council has invited the public to come to a drop-in session... Read More

What’s on – Superheroes, Lions market, sport

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a day that... Read More

Reticulated sewerage for Matata on the cards

It may be another five years before Matata’s sewage woes are solved. Whakatane District Council has already spent millions of dollars trying and... Read More

Neighbourhood plant swap at Horoipia Reserve

One morning last week, Jo Shannon emailed Jessie Grimmer, who lives a street away. She copied in a couple of others.       “I... Read More

Rotorua rates rise proposed: 9.2 per cent in 2022

Rotorua will see a nearly 9.2 per cent rates increase in 2022, and an average rates rise of 3.8 per cent over the following nine years, if a draft Long-term... Read More