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Tauranga nightshelter trust officials are pleased persistence is finally paying off, with moves underway to create the city's first night shelter. After years of discussion and fruitless searches by the Tauranga Moana Nightshelter Trust, Tauranga...

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Parton and Bell Road residents are accusing the Western Bay of Plenty District Council of ripping them off over roading rates. Parton Road resident Bill Jackson says the Tauranga Eastern Link project has taken over the maintenance of Parton and Bell Roads...

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Tauranga's first night shelter to accommodate the city's growing number of street sleeping homeless will be the former Youth Hostel in Elizabeth Street. The decision was made in yesterday's confidential Tauranga City Council meeting...

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Tauranga City Council is looking to its Japanese sister city for first-hand tsunami guidance in attempts to strengthen the city's own evacuation and education methods. During the Tauranga delegation's 12-day trip to sister cities in China...

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The James family's plea for Tauranga City Council to prevent Sandhurst Drive at Papamoa taking over as the name for the new Eastern Link access has fallen on deaf ears. City councillors unanimously voted to duck the issue, saying the James family...

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Tauranga City Council's recently rescinded decision to give more powers to parking wardens is back on the agenda today with councillors having another look at the tyre safety issue. The city's parking wardens were to begin checking vehicles...

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The partial removal of Mount Maunganui's artificial reef is being welcomed as a smart move forward with calls the $1.5m project is both “disappointing and embarrassing” and a “white elephant”. Bay of Plenty Regional Council...

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Tauranga City Council will take no action on a petition calling for more speed humps on Gloucester Road. Council today decided it would not take action until after the ‘missing' Gloucester Road section and Grenada Streets are connected.  ...

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A Tauranga mother is hesitant of letting her children loose on the city's waterfront playground after both her sons suffered cuts from shattered beer bottles lodged inside the playground's slide. Lisa Bell was on her way home to Grace Road...

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The Niederer roundabout at the intersection of Fraser Street and Chadwick Road is set to be replaced by traffic lights in the near future. A petition to be received by Tauranga City Council at today's meeting seeks a ‘safe zone' for...

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