Let’s make Kaiate Falls swimmable again

Kaiate Falls is going to be receiving a lot of love and care, as volunteers gather today to plant hundreds of native trees and plants. The ‘Let’s... Read More

Tauranga City Council candidates finalised

Fifty three candidate nominations have been received for the Tauranga City Council election this October 12. The deadline for candidate nominations... Read More

Deputy mayor eyeing top job

    After six years in the deputy mayor position, Kelvin Clout is ready for to step into the top job. “I’m pleased to confirm... Read More

Te Okuroa Dr extended to Stevenson Dr roundabout

The first section of construction on Stage E of Papamoa’s Te Okuroa Drive, extending the road to the Stevenson Drive roundabout, has been completed. The... Read More

Tauranga school working to reduce congestion

Pillans Point School in Otumoetai is working hard to reduce congestion at its school gates and to keep students safe on their journey to and from school... Read More

Failed valve causes Matapihi sewage leak

A failed air release valve near the odour green dome has been the cause of a sewage leak in Matapihi. A caller to SunLive says it got reported to the... Read More

Cancian withdraws from mayoralty race

Danny Cancian is pulling from the race to become Tauranga City Council Mayor. The former director of the failed Belle Vista developments announced his... Read More

Paeroa to get tourism boost

The Provincial Growth Fund is boosting tourism in Paeroa by providing over $700,000 for the Historical Maritime Park Marine development project, Regional... Read More

Oil spill exercise to take place

People out and about around Omanu on Thursday August 15 may see some unusual activity on the beach. Bay of Plenty Regional Council are advising not... Read More

City-wide liquefaction hazard study underway

Throughout the months of August and September a city-wide liquefaction hazard study will be carried out. During this time you may see a small vehicle... Read More

Mayoral candidate hits back at racist claims

A Western Bay of Plenty mayoral candidate is hitting back at claims that she doesn’t support or care for the local Maori community. Margaret Murray-Benge... Read More

Funding secured for Tauranga’s new cruise hub

More than 4000 jobs are expected to be created in the tourism industry following the Tauranga City Council securing nearly $1 million in central government... Read More

SuperGold card free travel extended from August 19

Bay of Plenty’s SuperGold Card bus users will have extended free travel from Monday August 19 2019. Eligible card holders will now have free bus... Read More

2019 Tauranga Arts Festival launched

Tauranga Arts Festival launched its 2019 programme on Thursday evening in front of an audience of over 500 people in the Addison Theatre at the Baycourt... Read More

No Mayor nominated yet for Western Bay

No nominations have been received yet for the position of Mayor for the Western Bay of Plenty District Council. On Friday August 9, the list of nominations... Read More