Council adopt sinking lid policy on gambling venue

Tauranga City Council’s Community and Culture Committee decided today to adopt a ‘sinking lid’ policy on gambling venues and gaming machines. From 14 March 2019, no new gambling venues will be allowed to set up in Tauranga, and no additional...... Read More

Call on residents to continue to mind water use

Following a straight run of 28 days without rain, and what looks like more dry, sunny weeks ahead of us, Tauranga City Council is reminding people to continue to be wise when watering their gardens. The initial response to the announcement of water restrictions...... Read More

Mauao Base Track section closed due to swells

A section of Mauao’s base track has been closed temporarily due to heavy swells. The closed section is about half way round the track, meaning that walkers will have to turn back rather than complete the full circuit. If you choose to walk the...... Read More

Exercise caution on Mauao base track due to swells

Please be aware there is a large swell today (Sunday 10 February) which is causing some waves to wash up over parts of the Mauao base track. If you are using the base track today, please exercise caution, particularly if you have children with you. At...... Read More

Mr G coming ’home’ for first solo exhibition

Tauranga City Council and Tauranga Art Gallery are proud to present local and internationally recognised artist Graham Hoete’s first solo exhibition in November.  The exhibition, announced as part of Tauranga Art Gallery's 2019 Programme...... Read More

Have your say on changes to the prostitution bylaw

Consultation opens today on Tauranga City Council’s draft Prostitution Bylaw 2019. The bylaw ensures residents and visitors feel safe and enjoy our city by preventing harm and minimising the potential for offense from prostitution-related activity.  Prostitution...... Read More

Durham Street project update - Friday, 1 February

It is only a matter of time until Durham Street is filled with the hustle and bustle of students and staff of the University of Waikato.   Please see below the Durham Street project updates from this week. Durham Street As the teams continue...... Read More

Recruitment for Bay Venues and Art Gallery

We are recruiting two new directors for the Bay Venues Limited Board and three new trustees for the Tauranga Art Gallery Trust Board.  Advertisements will be posted in the NZ Herald, Bay of Plenty Times and Weekend Sun over the next three weeks,...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should the speed on SH2, between Katikati and Bethlehem, be reduced to 80km/h?