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Hello, He Puna Manawa: Customer Service Centre Opens At New, Interim Location

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:07 pm | Tauranga City Council

The transformation of the city centre continues, with Tauranga City Council’s Customer Service Centre now open to the community at He Puna Manawa, 21 Devonport Road. The move to Devonport Road is part of Council’s staged withdrawal from its ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Tauranga’s Epic Weekend Of Events

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 1:08 pm | Tauranga City Council

Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa, and Tauranga residents are advised to plan ahead to avoid travel delays this weekend as record numbers of athletes and visitors descend on the region to take part in high-profile events. Saturday, 22 January will be a ... More >>

February Is Bike Month

Monday, 17 January 2022, 10:05 am | Tauranga City Council

Bike Month celebrates cycling in February with a jam-packed calendar full of free cycling activities across Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2201/f1a280f0b03c713c8e24.jpeg" width="720" height="405"> The Bike Month calendar presented ... More >>

Moturiki (Leisure Island) Closed Due To Sea Swells

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 8:26 pm | Tauranga City Council

Access to Moturiki (Leisure Island) has been closed this afternoon due to significant sea swells and the high incoming tide. This closure is to ensure public safety. Warning signs advising of the closure are in place. The closure will be reassessed tomorrow. More >>

Mauao Base Track Closure - Sunday 16 January

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:00 pm | Tauranga City Council

Mauao base track will be closed today as a precaution due to strong and unpredictable surges following a large volcanic eruption in Tonga, as well as higher than normal swells generated by Cyclone Cody. This closure is to ensure public safety. Signage ... More >>

Test Results Clear The Way For Swimming And Shellfish Collection In Matua

Friday, 14 January 2022, 4:47 pm | Tauranga City Council

Water quality testing has shown it is safe to swim and collect shellfish from the Tauranga Harbour in the Kiriwai Place/Fergusson Park area of Matua following a wastewater overflow on Saturday 8 January. The overflow was a result of an electrical fault ... More >>

Epic Weekend Of Events Brings Financial Boost To Tourism And Hospitality Sector

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 11:23 am | Tauranga City Council

Three high-profile events taking place next weekend are expected to attract more than 12,000 people to Tauranga and contribute more than $700k to regional GDP as the city kicks off an impressive summer series of events. Now in its 32nd year, the ... More >>

Wastewater Overflow In Matua

Saturday, 8 January 2022, 6:28 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council is asking people to stay out of the water and avoid collecting shellfish in the Fergusson Park area, Matua, following a wastewater overflow this afternoon. Council contractors have stopped the overflow, which was caused by an ... More >>

Community Urged To Save More Water

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 7:14 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council is urging residents and visitors to follow the Water Watchers Plan and save more water. Despite the sprinkler ban already in place, the flow levels of the streams that provide our city with water are at record lows and due to the ... More >>

Getting Familiar With Natural Warning Signs Of Tsunamis

Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 5:23 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga’s coastal environment holds cultural, economic, and social significance to many citizens and contributes significantly to the character and amenity of our city. However, being located near active fault lines and comprising low lying areas, ... More >>

Stick To The Rules: Freedom Camping Over The Festive Period

Friday, 31 December 2021, 6:49 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council is asking freedom campers visiting our city to follow the rules so that Tauranga can remain a friendly and safe freedom camping destination. The city will soon see an influx of visitors as the busy summer period begins. Freedom ... More >>

Top Tips For A Super Summer With Your Pup

Monday, 27 December 2021, 6:37 pm | Tauranga City Council

Longer days and balmier nights mean more opportunities for you and your dog to get out and about. But before you go, here’s Tauranga City Council’s Animal Services Team Leader, Brent Lincoln’s six top tips to help you and your furry friend have ... More >>

Council Administration Building Lease Signed

Friday, 24 December 2021, 11:03 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council and Willis Bond have finalised lease arrangements for a new Council administration building to be constructed at 90 Devonport Road. Expected to be completed by late-2024, the 10,000 sq.m. building will house all of the council’s ... More >>

Ambassadors Onboard To Help Educate Tauranga Community

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 10:29 am | Tauranga City Council

You could be at home, working or simply enjoying a walk along Mount Main Beach when the possibility of a tsunami hitting our shores could become a reality. One thing to help you prepare no matter where you are around Tauranga this summer is to make ... More >>

Pacific Apartments Settlement Reached

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 10:24 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council has released details of an out-of-court agreement which settled historical defective building claims at an apartment building in Mount Maunganui. The Pacific Apartments building at 8 Maunganui Road was constructed in 2006. Like ... More >>

Partnership Between Tauranga City Council And Ministry For Ethnic Communities Benefits The City’s Diverse Community

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 9:38 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council is the first council in New Zealand to sign a ‘working together’ agreement with the newly established Ministry for Ethnic Communities. The purpose of the agreement is to commit to work together on the strategic goals of developing ... More >>

Keeping The Community At The Heart Of Three Waters Services

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 9:35 am | Tauranga City Council

A Council submission sent to MBIE this week (20 December) highlights many of the concerns raised by Tauranga communities around the Government’s three waters reform. Now available on the Council’s website, the submission stresses that having rules ... More >>

Safe Crossing For Fraser Street Pedestrians

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 3:57 pm | Tauranga City Council

Yesterday Monday 20 December a new signalised pedestrian crossing on Fraser Street became operational. The crossing has been on local’s wish-list and will create a safe area for school children, bus users, pedestrians, the elderly and cyclists ... More >>

New Boardwalk Completes Walkway Around Matua Saltmarsh

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 12:01 pm | Tauranga City Council

A new 200-metre boardwalk from Elmes Reserve to Bay Street Reserve in Matua will give Tauranga residents and visitors unrestricted access to one of the city’s most significant natural landscapes. Papahenga - the Matua Saltmarsh - is a 21-hectare ... More >>

Community Urged To Save More Water

Friday, 17 December 2021, 5:18 pm | Tauranga City Council

The city’s water use continued to climb last week despite the recent introduction of a new Water Watchers Plan and outdoor watering restrictions. Council’s water services manager Peter Bahrs says the sound of rain hitting the roof on Sunday was ... More >>