All parking free on Saturdays in the city centre

Council resolved today to begin a one-year trial of free parking in the city centre on Saturdays. The free parking will begin on Saturday 15 December. City Transformation Chair Larry Baldock said that this was a decision made with the community in mind,...... Read More

Final week to have say on Marine Park proposal

Public consultation on Council’s proposal to revoke recreation reserve status from an area of land at Marine Park, to enable the University of Waikato to establish a new marine research and educational facility, closes on Friday, 14 December at...... Read More

Have a merry and waste-free Christmas

The festive season is a wonderful time of celebrating, feasting and giving. But the season is also the most wasteful time of the year. Tauranga’s transfer stations receive an extra 10% of waste from households in December and January each year....... Read More

Citywide revaluation objections process

Every three years councils must revalue all properties in their localities for rating purposes. Tauranga’s 2018 revaluation has been completed by independent valuation company Opteon, and new valuation notices hit homeowners’ letterboxes and...... Read More

Temporary closure of Western Cycleway

The new Western Cycleway from the Whakapaewaka Bridge to the BMX track/Cambridge Park will be temporarily closed during the day for three weeks from tomorrow. The works is to lay the final track surface. This will involve sweeping the...... Read More

Durham Street project update - 30 November 2018

Please see below this week’s update on the project.  Durham Street  Our water main upgrade on the west side of the road will be commissioned and connected next week.  Power ducting and gas renewal has been completed.  The...... Read More

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve for Tauranga

On New Year’s Eve, Tauranga City Council, NZ Police and other key organisations will continue to work together towards a safer environment for Tauranga’s residents and visitors. There will be no public organised event at Mount Maunganui Main...... Read More

Have your say

Council would like to hear your feedback on the proposed name for the new open space currently developed at the former Phoenix car park site in Mount Maunganui. The proposed name Te Papa o Ngā Manu Porotakataka, meaning The Place of the Circling Birds...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Do you think free parking in the CBD on Saturdays will bring more business to retailers?

No it’s going to add to the parking problems
Yes and it should be extended throughout the week