Library car park to close during demolition

The library car park on Hamilton Street will be closed from Monday, 21 August 2017 during demolition of the Council Administration building. It will remain closed until the completion of the demolition, which is currently scheduled to be December 2017. The... Read More

Council to sell land to Ngai Tamarawaho

Ngai Tamarawaho's role in supporting the harbour bridge project to progress in 2005 was acknowledged today when Council agreed to sell land at 60 Chapel Street to the hapu. Council will retain part of the land at 60 Chapel Street to establish a... Read More

Tauranga to celebrate America’s Cup

Tauranga's Peter Burling, several other members of Emirates Team New Zealand as well as the Auld Mug itself will be in Tauranga to celebrate Emirates Team New Zealand's America's Cup victory with the people of the Bay on Sunday, 27... Read More

Strategic priorities set

Tauranga City Council today agreed to Statements of Intent for the four Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs): Bay Venues, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tourism Bay of Plenty and Bay of Plenty Local Authority Shared Services Ltd (BOPLASS). The Statements of... Read More

Council adopts Plan Change 25

Council has adopted the proposed changes to the City Plan through Plan Change 25 – Wairakei urban growth area, following the recommendations from the independent hearings commissioner.  These changes include: rezoning Papamoa East Employment... Read More

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve activities

Tauranga City Council, New Zealand Police and other key organisations will continue to work together towards a safer environment for Tauranga's residents and visitors on New Year's Eve. Council will carry on with the successfully implemented... Read More

Further investigation to improve Elder Housing

Elected members unanimously agreed that Council should progress with its investigation into how best to provide Elder Housing services in Tauranga. At the Community and Culture Committee meeting today, elected members spoke of the importance in ensuring... Read More



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Sentry duty on the Mount base track. Photo: Mike Berry.

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