The reincarnation of an eat street in Tauranga

  Wharf Street - tacky and dilapidated. A hodgepodge of recycled wooden pallets and planters, the occupants of most, long dead.   A shambles... Read More

Vote now or forever hold your peace

People should get their voting papers in the post by tomorrow at the latest to make sure their voices are heard in the Tauranga City Council election. That’s... Read More

Next leg of Hauraki Rail Trail on track

Plans for the 10km Pukorokoro-Miranda to Kaiaua leg of the Hauraki Rail Trail are on the right track and will start blossoming into life this spring... Read More

Te Powhiri for Tuia 250 flotilla

Members of the public are welcome to attend the hugely significant event and key ceremony for Te Powhiri – which will take place at Wharekaho,... Read More

Mobility parking an issue at Mount event

Vegan Vibes in Soper Reserve is an event that has been held four times now, and Claire Dale says it’s a great event, but each time she has had... Read More

City Council’s Match Fund grants now open

Tauranga City Council’s medium round for Match Fund grants are now open. This means community groups can apply for up to 50 per cent of their... Read More

Lots of hate around the Tauranga elections

Throughout New Zealand, local body elections for 2019 are currently taking place. In Tauranga, many people are taking to community pages on Facebook... Read More

Stabbing truth behind Tauranga elections

  Anger and frustration continues to be aimed at local body election hoardings and candidates - with a knife found in a sign this week.   SunLive... Read More

Credit rating lifts for Western Bay Council

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has gained an upgraded credit rating to the highest possible ranking for a local authority. International credit... Read More

No voting papers? Make a special vote

  Local Government New Zealand is urging anyone who hasn’t received voting papers in the mail to pop into their local council office or contact... Read More

After-hours voting this Friday and Saturday

Tauranga City Council is helping people to vote in this month’s election by setting up an after-hours voting station. “Our station will... Read More

New parking changes in the Western Bay

  Important changes to local parking restrictions and freedom camping sites are now in place across the Western Bay District.   The changes... Read More

Western Bay resource consents go digital

Applying and paying for a resource consent just got easier in the Western Bay. Western Bay of Plenty District Council this week added an online resource... Read More

Local election voter numbers down

People are being encouraged to hurry up and vote in the local body elections with votes closing on October 12. Tauranga City Council Electoral Officer... Read More

Paengaroa pulls together to create green oasis

Paengaroa is still small enough to care – that’s the measure of the community’s amazing support for the creation of a reserve in the... Read More