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Fund Available To Celebrate Māori Culture In Tauranga Moana

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 11:50 am | Tauranga City Council

Following a magic month of Matariki celebrations in Tauranga Moana the Kaupapa Māori Legacy Event Fund will reopen this Friday, 1 July. The Kaupapa Māori Legacy Event Fund provides support to recurring events that celebrate tangata whenua, promote ... More >>

Matariki Tauranga Moana 2022 - E Whai Ake Nei - What's Coming Up

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 10:28 am | Tauranga City Council

As people around the motu prepare for New Zealand’s first Matariki public holiday next Friday, 24 June, you’re invited to celebrate with whānau and friends right here in Tauranga. Now’s the time to take part in some special Matariki Tauranga ... More >>

Fire Ignites At Tauranga’s Historic Village Overnight

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 8:48 am | Tauranga City Council

One of 60 buildings in Tauranga’s Historic Village was destroyed by fire overnight. The fire began at approximately 12.30am. No one was in the building at the time or has been injured in the fire. Fire crews were quickly at the scene and prevented ... More >>

Community Invited To Plant Out Historic Site

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 5:42 pm | Tauranga City Council

An open planting weekend gives the community an opportunity to acknowledge an important part of Tauranga Moana’s history through the creation of a new outdoor space. Hosted by Tauranga City Council and the Pukehinahina Charitable Trust, the event will be ... More >>

What Do You Think About Sending Less To Landfill?

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 12:29 am | Tauranga City Council

Reduce waste to landfill - that’s the vison from Tauranga City Council, as they call for public feedback on proposed changes to the Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP). A 2021 assessment showed the rollout of the kerbside service has reduced ... More >>

A Sky Full Of Colour To Celebrate Matariki

Monday, 13 June 2022, 9:34 am | Tauranga City Council

Kites of every shape, colour and size will take to the skies this Sunday, 19 June at Tauranga City Libraries’ annual Matariki Kite Day. Starting at noon, world-class kite flyers from the New Zealand Kitefliers Association will put on an eye-catching ... More >>

Closure To Takitimu Drive Walkway For Surface Renewal

Friday, 3 June 2022, 6:37 pm | Tauranga City Council

The Takitimu Drive (SH2) walkway will be closed on weekdays in June while work takes place to renew its surface. Work begins from Thursday, 9 June and is expected to be completed by the end of the month. The walkway will be closed Monday to Friday ... More >>

Predicted Bad Weather Postpones Tree Removal Work, Closures Called Off

Friday, 3 June 2022, 5:57 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tree removal works that were due to take place on Mauao next week have been called off due to an unfavourable weather forecast. This means that the Mauao closure scheduled for Wednesday, 8 June until Thursday, 9 June and closures of the Pilot Bay boat ramp ... More >>

Plan To Support Growth Of Ōtūmoetai Peninsula Ready For Public Feedback

Friday, 3 June 2022, 5:23 pm | Tauranga City Council

Community feedback will help to shape the future of the Ōtūmoetai Peninsula. Tauranga residents are invited to check-out Tauranga City Council’s draft 30-year plan to support population growth in the suburbs of Ōtūmoetai, Matua, Brookfield, Bellevue ... More >>

Council Leads By Example In Achieving Toitū CarbonReduce Certification

Monday, 30 May 2022, 5:15 pm | Tauranga City Council

Taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a priority for our community, and a focus for many organisations across Tauranga. Tauranga City Council has a target of reducing its emissions by 15% by 2024 from our 2018/19 baseline. The council recently ... More >>

Commissioners Approve Rates Change For Commercial And Industrial Sector

Monday, 30 May 2022, 1:15 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council have approved a rating change for the commercial and industrial sector as a further step towards ensuring the sector pays a fair share of the city’s operating and infrastructure investment costs. The proposal was consulted upon as ... More >>

Clarity Still Needed On Three Waters Reform

Friday, 27 May 2022, 9:55 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council Commissioners this week reviewed recent updates relating to the Government’s Three Waters Reform proposal and agree that several issues remain unresolved, particularly around the clarity of information. Tauranga City Council ... More >>

Council To Pursue Innovative Funding Approach

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:14 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council could become one of the first New Zealand local authorities to utilise the Government’s Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act (IFF) to fund major infrastructure investments. At Tuesday’s (24 May) 2021-31 long-term plan ... More >>

Within Sight: A Waterfront For Tauranga To Brag About

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 2:10 pm | Tauranga City Council

As part of the deliberations on the Annual Plan 2022/23, Tauranga City Council has approved funding for a suite of projects that will accelerate the transformation of the waterfront in the city centre. Over the next two years council will work to ... More >>

Green Light For Most Significant Investment Ever Seen In Tauranga City Centre

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:03 pm | Tauranga City Council

With the weight of history on their shoulders, Tauranga City Council Commissioners pushed ahead with plans to breathe new life into the heart of Tauranga city today. Commission Chair Anne Tolley said it was an emotional moment for the Commission after ... More >>

Council Commits To Big Investment In Community Facilities

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 3:40 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council Commissioners have approved significant investment in a range of community facilities and projects during today’s 2022/23 Annual Plan deliberations meeting. Speaking at the conclusion of the deliberations meeting, Commission Chair ... More >>

Misalignment Of Government Agencies And Legislation Concerns Commissioners

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:26 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council’s commissioners have resolved to write directly to Government Ministers to detail their concerns that a lack of alignment between agencies and legislation is impacting the planning and funding of urban development in New Zealand’s ... More >>

Key Decisions To Shape Tauranga’s Future

Friday, 20 May 2022, 12:44 pm | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council commissioners will consider a number of key decisions at next Tuesday’s Long-term Plan (LTP) Amendment and Annual Plan Deliberations meeting. Following consultation on the draft plans and hearings on the 1181 submissions received, ... More >>

Remembering The Battle Of Te Ranga As Restoration Of Historic Site Begins

Friday, 20 May 2022, 12:19 pm | Tauranga City Council

Redevelopment of the land where the Battle of Te Ranga took place is underway with plans to create a special place of remembrance and storytelling. Plans to restore the reserve, near the corner of Pyes Pa Road and Joyce Road, were developed during ... More >>

Tauranga’s Priorities Outlined For Byelection Candidates

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 11:02 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council’s commission wants three key infrastructure priorities to be top of mind for candidates at the forthcoming parliamentary byelection. Commission Chair Anne Tolley says the projects involved – Hewletts Road/Hull Road/Totara Street ... More >>