Sorry, your browser is too old to view this website.

Click Here To See How To Update or

Visit our basic site

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

SunLive - The Bay's news first
LATEST
TRENDING

OPINION POLL

Now that they’ve finally been unveiled on Tauranga’s waterfront, what do you think of the bronze Hairy Maclary sculptures?

Amazing! They look great and bring character to The Strand.
I suppose they are okay if you are a kid or a tourist.
They are a complete waste of space and money.
I genuinely do not care.
VOTE
RESULTS

Home >> Local News >> Council
RSS

After dropping in on the region to open the Tauranga Eastern Link, Prime Minister John Key reflects on his recent visit to the Bay of Plenty in this exclusive column for SunLive. Photo: Supplied. As Prime Minister, one of the best parts of my job is...

read more

A relaxed Prime Minister began his Tauranga Eastern Link opening speech thanking and complimenting organisers of the powhiri and, in particular, kaumatua for the Tangata Whenua Pouroto Ngaropo. In seven years as PM, Key has attended many powhiri where...

read more

City council's plan to sell off the green space bordering the ‘entrance to the city' is being challenged by residents accusing the authority of hiding information. Council are looking to sell-off six properties at the ends of Fourth,...

read more

Several hundred homes in Welcome Bay will be affected by a water shutdown tomorrow morning. Tauranga City Council says home on and around Waitaha Road will have no water for a period of time. Water services team leader Peter Bahrs says some customers...

read more

The toll road formerly known as Route K moves to electronic tolling this Saturday, rendering all old Tauranga City council toll cards useless in the process. Now known as the Takitimu Drive Toll Road, the stretch will have electronic tolling, and regular...

read more

The powder which sparked a hazardous callout at the Western Bay of Plenty District Council yesterday has come back as being harmless. A suspicious substance was found in the mail at the council offices on Barkes Corner. Emergency services at the Western...

read more

Those opposing Tauranga City Council's plan to sell off park land bordering Takitimu Drive have petitioned the authorities today. The petition was presented to the Strategy and Policy committee. The properties in question. Photo: Supplied. The land...

read more

Among the volumes of reports, documents, submissions and statements produced in the recent city council long term plan process, there is one that councillor John Robson keeps. It's only nine pages, supplementary agenda DC 186, and the relevant paragraphs...

read more

It could be the very same cannon that lobbed 6lb shells across what's now Cameron Road into the garrisons of Ngai Te Rangi at Pukehinahina 150 years ago. It's a simple and beautiful piece of engineering, but at the same time a fiendish and...

read more

Mailroom staff at the Western Bay of Plenty District council are having cold showers this morning as part of the decontamination procedure after a suspicious letter was found. New Zealand Fires Service's northern communication centre shift manager...

read more

BAY TODAY


What can you see in this banana? Photo by Graham Woodhead. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty.  Email: photos@thesun.co.nz