Motiti Protection Area rules signed off

New rules involving fishing and seafood gathering around Motiti Island are expected to be in place next summer. This announcement follows the green... Read More

Good times at love the Western Bay fun days

Having a say in the future of the Western Bay couldn’t get more fun.   Western Bay of Plenty District Council is hosting a line-up of free... Read More

People encouraged to pay rates online

  With major banks phasing out cheques this year, Tauranga City Council is encouraging ratepayers to move to online payments.   The second... Read More

Warning not to release pets into the wild

Bay of Plenty Regional Council are warning pet owners not to release any unwanted pets into the wild. This comes after footage emerged of an Eastern... Read More

Councillor backs ratepayers’ umbrella group

Residents in The Lakes will have their say on a potential ratepayers’ group tomorrow. A public meeting taking place at Taumata School at 7.30pm... Read More

Public react to fake parking tickets

Tauranga City Council are urging people to think twice before paying parking tickets online. SunLive took to the streets to find out if people would... Read More

Some Tauranga Council committees to be disbanded

Tauranga City Council’s commissioners have adopted an interim committee structure which will see most of the Council’s standing committees... Read More

Anaru walks the talk with Mayor Webber

Anaru Palmer has his sights set on becoming a better person by making the world a better place – an ambitious quest that he is already taking bold... Read More

Commissioners keen to understand city‘s issues

  The new Tauranga commissioners are keen to understand the city’s issues after its first public meeting this morning.   Commission... Read More

New rules for flood protection and drains

If you live, work or use the land around a stopbank or other flood defence and drainage asset in the Bay of Plenty, you may need to check out the new... Read More

Homeless village plans revealed

A plan to create the country’s first multi-million dollar homeless village in Tauranga is currently underway. The idea is being pushed forward... Read More

Dates set for Tauranga Council public meetings

  The first lot of meetings with the new commission in Tauranga will start on Monday.   Meetings will run at the Tauranga City Council Chambers... Read More

Tauranga fraudulent parking ticket warning

Con-artists are taking scams to a new level, with fraudulent parking tickets in Tauranga. Tauranga City Council says they have been made aware of a... Read More

Council to remove “offensive” parking sign

Tauranga City Council will be removing a parking sign in Greerton due to offensive language. The sign, located at the Greerton shops, reads “This... Read More

A day out for the dogs in Katikati

  The hunt is on for the best dressed Western themed dog at the Doggy Day Out tomorrow.   The sixth annual event will include demonstrations... Read More