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Slashing infrastructure funding and not paying enough attention to economic development will seriously hinder the region's much-needed growth, says the NZ Property Council's Bay of Plenty branch. 'Too much focus around water quality',...

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Carpentry students from Bay of Plenty Polytechnic have set up a mock site, to showcase managing building sites in a more environmentally sustainable way, as part of an initiative set up by the Tauranga City Council. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic students...

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The increasingly turbulent waters of the City Council Wastewater Management Review Committee received another stir this week with tangata whenua members signalling they want access to decision-making powers and more money. Photo: file. The WWMRC was formed...

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Developers wanting to shave the top off the Gargan Road Plateau at Tauriko are going to a hearing at Tauranga City Council on Tuesday seeking resource consent for the expanded earthworks. The project will increase the Tauriko Business Estate's area...

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Citizens and ratepayers wanting to gain access to public meetings at council chambers will now have to ask permission as part of increased security at the council. The ground floor glass doors that formerly gave access to the lift and stairwell are now...

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Quayside Holdings' six-monthly report shows the company made a net profit of $47.8 million for the first half of the financial year. The figures outline an increase of 13.5 per cent over the same period last year. The result was presented to the...

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Whakatane District Council is on high alert after its computer systems were attacked by a virus. Just after 11am yesterday, the council's computer systems were attacked by a crypotolocker virus variant which was so new it was not recognised by the...

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A $7million makeover of one of Tauranga's “busiest rural intersections” is being welcomed with generous positivity - but not everyone is impressed. The NZ Transport Agency announced yesterday that the multi-million dollar figure has...

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A surge in Land Information Memorandum (LIM) report applications has left Tauranga City Council struggling to keep up with demand and real estate agents “frustrated” by delays. Figures released by Tauranga City Council show in the 12 months...

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A two-lane roundabout will be built at the intersection of Te Puna and Minden Road next summer, boosting safety on State Highway 2 north of Tauranga. The NZ Transport Agency has approved $7million in funding to cover the cost of property purchase and...

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