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

Temporary closure on Omokoroa cycleway

The Omokoroa cycleway will be temporarily closed next week. Earth works are commencing on the Omokoroa to Tauranga Cycleway at the end of Lynley Park... Read More

Pulling together, connected and strong

The unveiling of a beautifully painted seven-metre long waka at the Historic Village on Saturday marked the beginning of a creative response designed... Read More

Some WBOP ratepayers to see a drop in rates bill

More than 60 per cent of Western Bay of Plenty ratepayers will receive a decrease in their rates as part of Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s... Read More

Innovating Streets project for Mount Maunganui

Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell has welcomed the announcement of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency support for an innovative trial of temporary road and cycleway... Read More

Totara Street footpath declared shared path

The Totara Street footpath is now approved for people to cycle on. People who ride along Totara Street are advised to share the footpath instead of... Read More

Council to prioritise earthquake-prone buildings

Western Bay residents are invited to help Western Bay of Plenty District Council define the location of “thoroughfares” where there are earthquake-prone... Read More

Te Ranga - the battle that shaped Tauranga

  “We are met on a great battle-field of …war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those... Read More

Dog registrations now due for 2020/21

Dog registrations expire on June 30 each year. It’s now time for dog owners to replace their current yellow dog tag with the 2020/21 tag, which... Read More

Battle of Te Ranga to be commemorated

On Sunday, June 21, a significant date in Tauranga’s history, a few hundred people are expected to gather at dawn at the Te Ranga battle site which... Read More

Kulim Park update: bollards to be installed

As part of upgrades to Kulim Park, Tauranga City Council will install bollards next week to restrict car parking on the railway side of the access road. The... Read More

Lane restrictions removed from Te Puke Highway

Te Puke Highway is now fully open after five months of one lane traffic. The restricted traffic flow was to allow for construction of a water trunk... Read More

Mayor says Tauranga Council is ‘insolvent’

  If Tauranga City Council was a company it would be insolvent, says Mayor Tenby Powell.   Powell comments came ahead of the council agreeing... Read More

Tauranga Council cuts $11m from operating budget

Tauranga City Council has cut $11 million from its operational budget and is seeking feedback on proposals to reduce spending on some services as it... Read More

Pongakawa recycle drop-off extended

Western Bay of Plenty District Council is extending its rural recycling drop-off service in Pongakawa for another month – ending on July 18. The... Read More