Safe Community status retained for WBOP & Tauranga

Achieving local solutions for local problems has been key to Western Bay and Tauranga continuing to retain and advance their Safe Community status. Tauranga... Read More

Views needed to help shape Western Bay‘s future

Is the Western Bay heading in the right direction for the next decade? That is the question Western Bay of Plenty District Council wants to know as... Read More

Long term learning at Toi Moana

  Poipoia te kākano kia puāwai - Nuture the seed and it will blossom   For many organisations, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has become an opportunity... Read More

Larry ‘happy as larry’ takes a break

Tauranga City Councillor and former Deputy Mayor Larry Baldock doesn’t tend to take much time off for a break, but he found himself ‘as happy... Read More

Ideas wanted for new Kulim Park playground

Swings, slides, seasaws, balancing beams, stepping logs and an in-ground trampoline are just some of the ideas that could be going into a new playground... Read More

Rotorua sculpture flown into place

Te Ahi Tupua - The Eternal Fire - has been flown into place in Rotorua this morning. The $743,000 12m high 3D printed sculpture was flown in two parts... Read More

Harington St transport hub’s future to be debated

  The future of the abandoned Harington Street Transport Hub building is expected to be discussed at a Tauragna City Council committee meeting... Read More

‘Fantastical’ playground coming to Omokoroa

Omokoroa is to get a new destination playground following approval of the $1.04 million development to replace the existing outdated playground on the... Read More

Council appoints Code of Conduct Committee

Tauranga City Council has confirmed the appointment of a panel of six people who can be called upon to form a three-person committee to consider the... Read More

Council to refresh master plan for civic precinct

Tauranga City Council is refreshing a master plan for some of the city centre’s most important spaces. This is to ensure they best meet the needs... Read More

Mount trial consultation process now closed

Tauranga City Council has received more than 1300 pieces of feedback in the first round of consultation on ‘Innovating Streets in The Mount’,... Read More

Water main break on Totara Street

There has been a water main break on Totara Street, near the Hewletts Road intersection. Motorists heading from Mount Maunganui into the city centre... Read More

Call for Tauranga Councillors to be sacked

A Tauranga ratepayers association wants all of the local council's elected members to be sacked and fresh elections to be held. This follows the... Read More

Regional Council unlocks COVID-fund potential

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has agreed a raft of recommendations to unlock the community resilience and job creation benefits of its COVID-19 ‘shovel-ready’... Read More

Review and Observation Team members announced

Peter Winder, the chair of the independent Review and Observation Team appointed by Tauranga City Council, has announced the appointment of two team members... Read More