Sharing the vision of Tauriko for Tomorrow

Information days being held this week, public invited to have their say Plans are progressing to create a shared vision for the future development of Tauriko West. As part of this, the community is invited to share their thoughts at information days... Read More

Have your say on Wharf Street east

Tauranga City Council is encouraging the community to have its say on the long-term future design of Wharf Street east. Council has identified Durham Street, Durham Lane, Elizabeth Street east, The Strand Extension (southern end), Wharf Street east and... Read More

Council statement on Independent Review

In March, Tauranga City Council initiated an Independent Review into matters relating to building consents, following complaints from some members of the public. Independent Reviewer BDO was engaged to conduct the in-depth review, which had a broad scope.... Read More

Tauranga City Library will be closed for two days

Tauranga City Library on Willow Street will be closed on Sunday, 4 June and Monday, 5 June for required maintenance. The flooring at the front entrance will be replaced as it has lifted and buckled, creating a trip hazard. Due to the nature... Read More

Be involved in the proposed museum and library!

Do you want to play a part in designing the experiences and spaces in the proposed museum and central library in Tauranga's city centre? It's not too late! Workshop sessions are being held on Tuesday 23 May and Wednesday 24 May 2017 from 7am –... Read More

Weekly Bulletin - 18 May 2017

Bullet point list of updates from around Council for the week 18 May 2017. Weekly Bulletin - 18 May 2017 Read More

Four weeks to go for Street Art Festival

If you haven't been to the Tauranga Art Gallery yet, be sure to make your way there in the next four weeks before the Paradox Inside exhibition closes on 15 June. Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival has seen a record of over 35,000 visitors coming... Read More

Apply now to the Community Development Match Fund

Community Development Match Fund is about helping groups deliver new initiatives that foster strong, innovative and vibrant communities, by contributing 50 per cent of project costs up to $10,000. Funding is open to not-for-profit groups, community groups,... Read More

Fire service training in empty Council building

The Volunteer Fire Brigade will be training in the empty Tauranga City Council administration building on Tuesday evenings over the next few weeks, starting today, 16 May. The fire service will run different scenarios and are using the administration... Read More



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