Speed reviews planned for Tauranga streets

  Tauranga City Council says it is about to start a review of speed limits across the city, including Ngatai Road. Transportation manager Martin... Read More

Coastal structures policy up for consultation

Tauranga City Council’s Policy Committee has adopted a draft Coastal Structures Policy for public consultation later this year. The role of this... Read More

Kiwi Trust launches photo competition

The Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust has launched its 2019 photo competition with some great adventure prizes and a category for younger photographers. Photographers... Read More

Win $500 for best bike rack design

It’s time to rack your brains and come up with a great idea for a place to park bikes in Katikati. Western Bay of Plenty District Council is... Read More

Calls for applications to environment fund

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Environmental Enhancement Fund (EEF) has opened for applications. The fund is open to almost any group that... Read More

Information events for Te Papa peninsula project

  Tauranga City Council are holding information evenings so the community can learn more about the Te Papa Peninsula project and have their say.... Read More

Tauranga inner harbour inundation study outcomes

Tauranga City Council is continuing to invest in mapping and planning for natural hazards on behalf of our community. On Monday, council released a... Read More

When a building is dangerous and insanitary

Is it to stop buildings falling on our heads – causing injury or death? Is it to spare the populace of buildings awash in sewage, that are damp... Read More

Work on Tauranga transport hub halted

Construction work on the Harington Street Transport Hub site has been paused until detailed design issues have been dealt with. Tauranga City Council... Read More

Housing crisis puts pressure on new council

The house crisis in Tauranga only seems to get worse, according to a lobby group that is campaigning for a more equal society. “The housing crisis... Read More

Fractions, decimals and Captain Cook

  Rosalie Crawford was being flippant, but in jokes can lie truth.   Rosalie mused that if Katherine Mansfield had schooled at the tiny... Read More

Positive step for Lake Rotorua clean up

Rotorua locals are one step closer to having a cleaner lake, following an interim Environment Court decision on Lake Rotorua nutrient management rules... Read More

53 candidates contesting Western Bay of Plenty

A total of 53 candidates are contesting this year’s Local Body Elections in the Western Bay of Plenty. Nominations closed on Friday ahead of... Read More

Nineteen standing for BOP Regional Council

The final nominations are in for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana with some current councillors expecting to be returned to council unopposed... Read More

Waihi back for seconds in Keep NZ Beautiful awards

Waihi is a finalist for the second year in a row for the title of Most Beautiful Small Town in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards. Narrowly missing... Read More