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Tauranga is the only city in the country without a public art policy. But this about to change – and a series of public art talks next month aim to offer residents, artists and stakeholders the chance to explore what public art is, how it happens...

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The city council is seeking public support in the Long Term Plan public consultation process to spend $9.4 million on events funding over the next ten years. The proposal is to boost funding to $525,000 next year and increase the amount over the coming...

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A city council cost-cutting exercise could see the tropical display house in Robbins Park close next year – unless the local community are prepared to step in. The survival of the display house will depend on a community response in the long-term...

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Mount Maunganui's controversial jandal fence is here to stay with Tauranga City Council bowing to public pressure – for the summer at least. The collection of Kiwi's trusty footwear made yet another re-appearance during the long weekend...

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Clear blue skies overlooking the golden sands of Mount Maunganui's main beach and Mauao. What's more quintessential to Tauranga than that?   The Mobile library's new look. Photo: Tracy Hardy.   Nothing, if you ask the designer...

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While parents ensure uniforms are neatly ironed and all stationery is labelled, Tauranga's first independent school is keeping just as busy as it prepares to open its doors to students for the very first time. ACG Tauranga, a private school to be...

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It might not be the fans hurtling round ASB Baypark's intricate water track at 125km/h in a V8 jetsprint boat, but those who are warn them to strap in for an action-packed weekend nonetheless. V8 Jetsprint racing returns to Mount Maunganui for round...

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Getting ready for the first day of school is not just limited to hundreds of Tauranga students this year, with Bay of Plenty Regional Council preparing to launch the Schoolhopper bus network. The new service replaces many of the Ministry of Education's...

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How much money has been needlessly pumped into Tauranga CBD parking meters by confused motorists – motorists who are unclear about what they need to pay for parking, where and when? Is it hundreds of dollars? Thousands? Perhaps tens of thousands? ‘Heure...

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Mount Maunganui artist Owen Dippie is at again, creating a new piece that will cover six storeys of Harrington House. It could be his last commission piece in Tauranga before the talented artist and his partner Erin Dippie embark on an overseas jaunt...

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