Water meter installation in BOP towns

  Water meters will be installed at all properties within two Bay of Plenty towns that currently do not have a water meter.   The project,... Read More

Ngatai Road improvements start today

Works on Ngatai Road in Tauranga are starting today. "The improvement works will be on Ngatai Road between Otumoetai Road and the Matua Saltmarsh,"... Read More

Tauranga CBD a ‘desirable suburb of the future’

Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell wants to change the perception of the CBD into one of a desirable suburb of the future. This comes on the back of an article... Read More

Community days to gather Island View Reserve ideas

  Waihi Beach locals are invited to a family fun day at Island View Reserve to share their views on a barbeque and play project being planned to... Read More

Have your say on the Coromandel coast survey

People are being invited to have their say about the Coromandel coastline in the newest Coromandel Coast Survey. The survey includes questions about... Read More

‘Mr Miserable’ takes a caning

He’s been labelled ‘Mr Miserable’, accused of being a ‘cowardly couch complainant’, and then invited to ‘enrich his... Read More

Celebrating Chinese culture in the Bay

Stepping on to the village green at Tauranga’s Historic Village last week, I turned to find Wentao Zhang swirling past me, holding aloft a large... Read More

15th Avenue improvements underway again

Tauranga City Council is moving forward with 15th Avenue developments. Traffic management controls have been set up to support an expected increase... Read More

Councils succeed as welcoming communities

Western Bay and Tauranga City councils have gained recognition for the Welcoming Communities programme that has been successfully piloted in the region... Read More

Tauranga City nearing water restrictions

Tauranga City is nearing water restrictions as summer and periods without rain continue. Council’s city waters manager Stephen Burton says... Read More

Vegan activists sticker Tauranga Signs

A vegan activism group has taken responsibility for stickers on stop signs around Tauranga. Stickers are placed on stop signs so it reads ‘STOP... Read More

Conciliation with serial complainer

  The Greerton Hall serial noise complainant seems to have won the day.   There will be no loud or amplified music from the hall in future... Read More

Council seeking leadership expert for committee

Tauranga City Council is on the hunt for someone to chair the Chair the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. A post on the Tauranga City Council website... Read More

Permanent fix for Oropi Road sinkhole

Work will start on a permanent fix for a sinkhole which formed on Oropi Road, Tauranga, in 2019. The sinkhole, near the Oropi Stream Bridge, was the... Read More

Councillor calls mayor‘s leadership authoritarian

An outspoken Rotorua Lakes councillor has labelled the mayor's leadership as "authoritarian". Reynold Macpherson says he believes the... Read More