Mauao base track closed due to swells

The base track on Mauao has been closed for public safety this afternoon due to large swells. The harbour is currently experiencing wave heights of up to 6.6 metres, which are expected to continue to rise until high tide at about 5:30pm. Swells of this... Read More

Parking machines go paperless

Parking machines in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui are being upgraded to a paperless system. Martin Parkes, Transportation Manager, says that the banking industry requires Tauranga City Council to upgrade the credit card function on all parking machines.... Read More

Free screening of America’s Cup fans at waterfront

A free live screening of the America's Cup will be held for fans at the Tauranga waterfront from Sunday, 25 June until the cup is won. Come down and cheer for Tauranga's local boy Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand to bring... Read More

Council recommends new Special Housing Areas

Council decided today to recommend to the Building and Construction Minister the establishment of a new Special Housing Area in Greerton, and another upon conditions in Wairakei (Papamoa East). Special Housing Areas help bring more housing to the market... Read More

Winter Nights | Winter Lights

Winter Nights I Winter Lights, Tauranga's luminous winter celebration is coming in July – right in the middle of the school holidays. Join the free family fun when the waterfront turns into a wonderful spectacle of light on Friday, 14 and... Read More

The Mall will be closed on Saturday 17 June

Tauranga City Council has been notified that a large number of Iwi and supporters will be gathering at Pilot Bay tomorrow, Saturday 17 June from 7am. To help with traffic management and safety, Council will be restricting access along The Mall... Read More



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