Discoloured water in central Tauranga safe to use

The Tauranga City Council is advising discoloured water in downtown is safe to use. Following a water main break on Wharf Street, council has received... Read More

Council seeks feedback on ‘community outcomes’

Tauranga City Council is refreshing the ‘community outcomes’ it uses as goals to determine how the city will look and feel in the future. Public... Read More

Submissions on proposed boundary changes sought

The Local Government Commission is calling for submissions on proposals for three possible alterations to the boundary between Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Bella Vista Home trial: plans submitted incomplete

  Homes in a botched Tauranga housing development were sold to clients before consented drawings were completed, providing inaccurate costs, the... Read More

Tentative plans for Fergusson Park improvements

  Tauranga City Council says they have a number of improvements tentatively planned for Fergusson Park.   SunLive approached the council... Read More

Transport report a critical step to support growth

Western Bay of Plenty leaders are welcoming the release of the Urban Form and Transport Initiative Final Report. The report outlines an optimal land... Read More

Petition to improve Fergusson Park pathway

An online petition is being launched for improvements to shared pathway facilities at Fergusson Park. Petition organiser Kit Marshall says from the... Read More

Western Bay distributes $300k to community groups

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has distributed $300,000 to local groups financially hit by COVID-19 through its Community Resilience Fund. The... Read More

Alert sirens decommissioned in EBOP

From today, residents in coastal areas of the Eastern Bay of Plenty will no longer hear alert sirens as a notice to check for official messages in case... Read More

No fires allowed within 100m of neighbouring house

No properties, urban or rural, can light a fire within 100m of the neighbouring dwelling house. This is the new outdoor burning rule announced by the... Read More

PGF gives Whakatane a further $2.5 million

In Winston Peters’ words, politicians are “quick on the lip and slow off the hip” when it comes to doling out cash, however, Friday... Read More

Seismic work on Spring St car parking building

A preliminary seismic assessment of Tauranga City Council’s Spring Street car parking building has signalled a need for a further detailed assessment. Initial... Read More

Water main break on Welcome Bay Road

Traffic delays are expected in Welcome Bay this afternoon. Tauranga City Council is reporting a a water main break on Welcome Bay Road, near the intersection... Read More

Councils achieve national status

Western Bay District and Tauranga City councils have achieved further recognition from Central Government for their work in fostering cultural diversity... Read More

Inspectors ‘lenient’ on Bella Vista homes

A council building inspector admitted that Tauranga City Council inspectors were told to "be lenient" when issuing failed inspections at the... Read More