New name approved for Lund Road Reserve

An 89-hectare recreation reserve near Katikati dedicated to horse riding, mountain biking and walking is one step closer to reality. A concept plan... Read More

‘Dumbfounded’ dismay at kowhai tree removal

Jennifer Sandison scrimped, saved and "sacrificed a lot" to get on the property ladder. When she finally found her home, she fell in love... Read More

Council flood team striving to be better everyday

Learnings from the past coupled with modern technology are helping to ensure the region’s flood team can react quickly in an emergency. The Bay... Read More

Digital toolkit to assist Marae administration

An online Marae Kete has been launched by Western Bay of Plenty District Council to help Marae in the District address the practicalities of administering... Read More

What‘s on - festival, marathon, laser light show

  Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa.   The forecast today is for a fine day with southwesterlies... Read More

Extravaganza of fun at TECT Park‘s 10th birthday

It’s the ultimate fun fest today for the TECT Park tenth birthday celebrations. There is an extravaganza of free fun, entertainment, activities... Read More

Business bites event taps into youth potential

We all know great employees are at the heart of every successful business, but how do you find the right people? Evolve Hauraki’s latest event... Read More

Council refuses to part-fund sealing of road

Opotiki District Council has rejected a contractor’s offer to partly fund the sealing of a road, saying if the contractor wants it, it can pay for... Read More

Consent to enable BOP erosion repair works

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has lodged an application for resource consent to carry out erosion repair and flooding prevention works in rivers and... Read More

Omokoroa infrastructure projects info evening

The Omokoroa community is invited to an information evening next week to find out more about the infrastructure developments taking place across the... Read More

Kawerau joins national funding agency

Kawerau District Council is preparing to take out its first loan. At a council meeting on Tuesday, councillors voted to join the Local Government Funding... Read More

Council calls for innovating streets feedback

Tauranga City Council is encouraging the community to share their thoughts on temporary changes to street layouts in The Mount. Together with a Community... Read More

Plan ahead for liquor licencing applications

Event organisers who want to apply for a special licence to sell or supply alcohol are reminded that they need submit applications at least 20 working... Read More

Nominations open for Tauranga council by-election

Nominations open today for candidates wishing to stand in next year’s Tauranga by-election. The by-election is being held to find a replacement... Read More

Whakatane flood protection works to start

Repair is set to start on one of the few remaining sites on the Whakatāne River damaged after the 2017 flood and storm event. The work will see the... Read More