Tuesday, May 31, 2016

SunLive - The Bay's news first
LATEST
TRENDING

OPINION POLL

What did you think of the 2016 Budget?

It was good.
More needed to be done.
Don’t really care.
VOTE
RESULTS

Home >> Local News >> Council
RSS

City councillors today have agreed to help pay for the $2.74 million lighting project for the Bay cricket oval at Blake Park. While ratepayers will be giving a total of $915,000 in assistance to the project, ratepayers help in the coming financial year...

read more

The city council's event funding scheme is looking like becoming a victim of its own success, after councillors placed a request for more staff for the expanding department on the back burner. The strategic and city events team's wants an...

read more

Cricket fans are marshalling their forces because Monday is D-Day. It's the last chance to show support for lighting up the Bay Oval. Bay of Plenty Cricket Trust general manager Kelvin Jones is calling upon cricket fans to show their support. Tauranga...

read more

Tauranga City Council is following through on discussions raised in January about rebuilding a Mount Maunganui i-Site adjacent to the north end of the Mount Maunganui wharf. Cruise ship tourism is now worth about $40.5 million to the region and the passenger...

read more

A Tauranga City Council plan to turn a central city business street into a one way route has been met with approval by business owners. Tauranga City Council transportation manager Martin Parkes says the council has been reviewing traffic and safety matters...

read more

Mayor Stuart Crosby today stepped into a row erupting over reporting of council finances. The city council is slamming the Bay of Plenty Times report claiming a $7 million ‘blow out' in the Finance and Risk Committee report for the 10 months...

read more

The decision on whether ratepayer's money will pay for a substantial portion of the bill to light the Bay Cricket Oval for televised international matches is on hold until Monday. City Councillors were all set to debate the request for $915,000...

read more

Councillor Steve Morris' vote against bringing forward four laning Te Okuroa Drive is being saluted as a courageous move when it could have made a safe vote grab in the election year. John Robson congratulated the Mount/Papamoa ward councillor on...

read more

Ōpōtiki District Council is to grant a five year rates relief for Māori land owners looking to lead a kiwifruit development project at Ōmaio. The kaupapa (project) will see up to 150 hectares of Māori-owned land converted from maize to kiwifruit...

read more

Papamoa Surf Club's funding search for the proposed replacement of its rescue base looks like it's going to be put through another round of council hoops. The club is seeking $1,199,750 from Tauranga City Council ratepayers as 31.5 per cent...

read more

BAY TODAY


Yatton Park mystique. By Graham Woodhead. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz