Durham Street upgrade about to begin

This morning the group walked along Durham Street, which is set to begin a major transformation. The upgrade of Durham Street and Durham Lane is set to begin next week, with tangata whenua partners Ngāi Tamarāwaho and Ngāti Tapu blessing the site...... Read More

Council seeks supplier for Mauao repairs

Tauranga City Council is looking for a supplier to realign a damaged section of the Mauao base track. “We’re hoping to start constructing the new piece of track in October, depending on the consenting process. If all goes well, we’ll...... Read More

Diversity key for appointment to CCO boards

Tauranga City Council today adopted a revised version of its policy that defines the appointment of directors to Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs). The key changes to the policy will enable Council to increase diversity across its CCO boards; build...... Read More

Drivers reminded bus lanes aren’t for cars

People who drive along the bus lanes on Hewletts Road risk a $150 fine. Bus lanes are only for buses and people riding bikes, motorbikes and mopeds. People driving other vehicles are allowed to use the bus lanes for no more than 50 metres before turning...... Read More

New direction for Council with appointment of CE

Tauranga City Councillors have voted to appoint Marty Grenfell as Council’s new Chief Executive, replacing incumbent Garry Poole from September 2018. The appointment follows a seven-month recruitment process. Mr Grenfell is currently the Chief...... Read More

New bus lane to be installed along Turret Road

As part of a larger plan to help make bus trips more reliable between Welcome Bay and the city, a new bus lane will be installed from Hairini Street and along Turret Road. Starting at the Hairini Street bus stop, the bus lane will allow buses to take...... Read More

Have your say on proposed changes to the beaches b

Feedback received from residents on how they want to enjoy Tauranga’s beaches has been used to propose changes to the city’s beaches bylaw. Tauranga City Council is now asking residents to tell them if they have got the changes right. The...... Read More

Opinion Poll

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