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Tauranga's public have the chance to offer insight into the city's artistic character and identity with Tauranga City Council's Draft Public Art Policy now open for consultation. Running from today until 4pm on February 27, the council's...

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Commuters in Welcome Bay were carefully shepherded past a tree that dropped a branch beside James Cook Drive this morning. The liquid amber branch was initially cordoned off by police amid fears it could impact passing traffic. The potentially dangerous...

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Councillors are being asked to put aside at least $4 million dollars over the next two years to deal with the city's mouldy administration building. That's in addition to the $1.3 million the mould issue has cost so far. The figures are contained...

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Bay of Plenty councils are yet to be convinced that a significant overhaul of the Resource Management Act will deliver on cutting the considerable amount of red tape around housing. Photo: File. Environment Minister Nick Smith announced last week major...

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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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Plywood walls and a temporary corridor. It might not be elegant, but it works. After more than a month out of action, Tauranga City Library's learning centre resumed business today in the wake of a toxic black mould outbreak at Tauranga City Council's...

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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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Katikati Recycling Centre is locking in its extended opening hours on Saturdays following a successful three-month trial and public demand. From February 7, the centre on the corner of Wills and Tetley roads will be open from 9am-4pm – an extension...

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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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Whakatane District Council have taken issue with the evidence presented to the Environment Court regarding the Matata sewerage scheme. In an appeal currently being heard at Mount Maunganui, Sustainable Matata secretary Neville Harris has suggested WDC...

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