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Tauranga City Council has been told it has to take responsibility for developing public transport issues in Welcome Bay. Because Tauranga City Council planners made the decisions leading to Welcome Bay being one of the fastest growing suburbs, public...

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A Waikato company and a landowner have both received a formal warning after admitting they breached rules designed to protect Lake Taupo from nitrogen leaching. Waikato Regional Council farming services manager Nicole Botherway says the “complicated...

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Tauranga cyclists are being reminded to be bright when riding their bikes this autumn and winter. This week the annual Be Bright campaign returns to reminds cyclists to use lights on their bikes and to wear high-vis, reflective clothing when riding in...

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A smashed up car, overturned picnic table and green wheelie bins was the sight that greeted people on Papamoa Beach in the weekend. A Papamoa resident posted her dismay on the Papamoa Facebook page after her walk on the beach in the weekend.  A car,...

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Tauranga City Council has agreed on the next steps in creating a Civic Heart in the CBD. The go-ahead has been given for the Civic Space Options Project team to complete a Programme Business Case for three master plan options. Councillor Gail McIntosh...

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Councillors have heard from 63 speakers who presented on their submissions to the Tauranga City Council Draft Annual 2016/17 this week. Speakers included residents and ratepayers, community and neighbourhood groups, sporting associations, business organisations,...

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A large section of the Mauao base track will be closed next week. Tauranga City Council is closing a section of the track to allow resurfacing work to be completed. The red line indicates where the track will be closed. “The section of track to...

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In an effort to keep the land around Tauranga clean and green, Tauranga City Council has begun installing dog waste bag dispensers in local parks. According to the Council, one in four homeowners own a pet dog and they create a lot of mess and now the...

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It seems nothing out of the ordinary, it doesn't set him apart from other people doing a similar job and it's probably understandable. Tauranga deputy mayor Kelvin Clout is up for a 13.6 per cent pay rise - which will lift his remuneration...

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A $520 million funding injection into State Highway 2's northern corridor is being welcomed with open arms by the Bay of Plenty Regional Transport Committee. The committee views the funding as being critical to improving safety and meeting the...

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Autumn beauty. By Tracy Hardy. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz