Council by-election and museum referendum voting

Tauranga City Council voting packs are now in the post for people to have their say on a vacant at large position on Council, and on the museum referendum. Distribution started today, and residents can expect to see their packs arrive in the mail over... Read More

Postcard for Never Happens? Happens event

The Never Happens? Happens community event is this Saturday. Please join us at the first Papamoa community evacuation event and the official opening of the purpose-built tsunami high ground at Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa on Saturday, 7 April from... Read More

Tauranga City Council Long Term Plan open days

Tauranga City Council is holding two more open days on its Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018-2028, to help community members with the issues being raised for consultation and to answer any questions. The open days – which are part of a series of six LTP... Read More

Mauao track to close for maintenance work

Mauao's Oruahine track will be closed for around two weeks from 9 April for track maintenance. All other tracks will remain open. Access to the summit will be available via the Waikorire track. Signage and barriers will be in place, and security... Read More

Travel Safe ‘Design your own helmet’ winners

This year's Travel Safe ‘Design your own helmet' competition received 939 entries from 17 Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty schools. The annual helmet competition celebrates the efforts of local students and teachers, striving to make... Read More

New rules for Easter trading kick in this weekend

With Easter fast approaching, here's a reminder of the new rules for trading during the upcoming weekend in Tauranga.  Easter Sunday has traditionally been a restricted trading day, with only a few types of shops allowed to open. In 2016 Parliament... Read More



Opinion Poll

What facilities do you think Tauranga needs?

A large performing arts centre/conference hub
A 50m swimming pool
An outdoor sports and events stadium
A museum
None of the above
All of the above

VOTE
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