Govt announces Rotorua emergency housing update

The Government has announced a suite of changes to emergency housing provision in Rotorua. The Government will directly contract motels in Rotorua to... Read More

Rental market cooling, BOP stays level

New Zealand’s rental market is beginning to show signs of cooling off after a red hot summer, according to Trade Me’s latest Rental Price... Read More

Industrial sales totalling $29M concluded

Two substantial industrial property sales have been concluded recently by Bayleys Tauranga, one a record price for Tokoroa and the other a $16.1 million... Read More

Tauranga average house prices closing in on $1M

  Tauranga is still one of New Zealand’s leading cities for rapid property market growth at present, despite some predictions that it’s... Read More

Commissioner‘s sympathy over 12th Ave disorder

Council commission chair Anne Tolley is sympathising with Tauranga residents over the impact of anti-social behaviour related to homelessness and alcohol... Read More

Weather outlook for this coming week includes rain

On Monday an unsettled northwesterly flow is forecast to cover the country, according to the MetService.   “An active front is forecast... Read More

Power outage in Tauriko following car hitting pole

There is a power outage in Tauriko following a car hitting a power pole just before midday. The vehicle crashed into the power pole on Belk Rd, with... Read More

Western Bay wins Local Government supreme award

­ A commitment to returning ownership of a piece of Matakana Island to its ancestral owners has seen Western Bay of Plenty District Council take out... Read More

New homes built for community’s vulnerable

As demand for rental properties in our region soars, our community’s most vulnerable are getting left behind. Low-income earners, older people,... Read More

Farm sales increase

Farm sales are up compared to the three months leading up to Covid-19, according to data released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). The... Read More

Tauranga house prices reach eye-watering milestone

Average property values in Tauranga are now above the $900,000 mark for the first time as prices continue to rise across the region. House price averages... Read More

Beachfront ‘hut on sleds’ sold for $2.6m

As baches go, the lock-and-leave “hut on sleds” on the Whangapoua beachfront on the Coromandel Peninsula is one of the smallest. But the... Read More

Quest Mount construction to go ahead

The construction of the Quest apartment hotel in Mount Maunganui is going ahead with a new construction company, after a year of setbacks due to Covid-19. The... Read More

Community open day for feedback at Maketu

A community open day is being held in Maketu today for locals to discuss with Western Bay of Plenty Council staff about the future of land at Ford Road. The... Read More

Demolition at The Elms | Te Papa to begin

The next stage in the development of a new visitor experience for The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga is due to begin in mid-May with the demolition of the two... Read More