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Kopurererua Valley Realignment Blessing Marks Important Milestone

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 4:05 pm | Tauranga City Council

A blessing this morning to mark the realignment of the northern stream in Kopurererua Valley signifies an important milestone in the partnership between Ngāi Tamarāwaho, Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Tauranga City Council. Click here to view video ... More >>

Here Comes The Fun - Tauranga Has It All These School Holidays

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 9:53 am | Tauranga City Council

School holidays are just around the corner, and Tauranga has it all going on to keep the kids entertained and make some great memories this April. More >>

Hop On Board For A Friendlier Welcome To Arataki

Monday, 8 April 2024, 12:48 pm | Tauranga City Council

Stage one of the project is set to start in June replacing existing Farm Street shelters with new high-quality, high-capacity shelters along each side of the road. These will be modern, well-lit, and feature decorative cultural elements from local hapū. More >>

Putting The Destination Into Destination Skatepark

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 6:15 pm | Tauranga City Council

Designed in collaboration with the local roller community, Tauranga’s newest Destination Skatepark will be the go-to destination for all roller codes and modes – whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newbie ready to give it a roll. More >>

Cameron Road Changes Making A Difference

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 10:23 am | Tauranga City Council

A return to two traffic lanes in each direction, more places for pedestrians to cross the road, and a new two-way cycleway are all part of the recently completed upgrade of Cameron Road from Harington Street to 17th Avenue. While there are still ... More >>

Striking A Balance In Mount To Arataki

Monday, 25 March 2024, 7:39 pm | Tauranga City Council

A thirty-year plan for the future of the Mount Maunganui to Arataki area sets out how Tauranga City Council will protect and enhance existing community values, as well as respond to future opportunities and challenges. On Monday, Council adopted ... More >>

Tauranga National Jazz Festival - Celebrating The Legacy, Embracing The Future

Friday, 22 March 2024, 10:25 am | Tauranga City Council

The iconic Port of Tauranga 61st National Jazz Festival opens tomorrow; excitement builds not only for the established names of jazz but also for the emerging talents poised to make their mark. Amidst the many events of the festival across Tauranga, ... More >>

Scaling New Heights: Tauranga's Speed Climbing Showdown

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 1:09 pm | Tauranga City Council

Climbers across the country are gearing up for the La Sportiva National Speed Climbing Championships, to be held at Blake Park this Sunday. This event is part of a national series and will feature the extraordinary talent of local climbers, including the ... More >>

New Bus Stops Will Improve Access To City Centre

Monday, 18 March 2024, 1:40 pm | Tauranga City Council

Buses will serve more parts of Tauranga city centre under a plan approved at a Council meeting today. Tauranga City Council commissioners today approved the locations of several bus stops along a key bus route, with these stops serving central and northern ... More >>

New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships 2024: A Spectacle Of Skill And Bravery

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 10:40 am | Tauranga City Council

The anticipation builds as the New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships, "The Nationals," returns to the stunning shores of Mount Maunganui. From Thursday, 14 to Sunday, 17 March, this annual display of skill and bravery will once again ... More >>

Surf's Up In Tauranga! Future Museum Acquires Dusty Waddell Collection For Future Generations

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 3:30 pm | Tauranga City Council

The future Tauranga Museum has caught an epic wave with the acquisition of the legendary Dusty Waddell Collection for future generations. Renowned as one of New Zealand’s premier compilations of classic Kiwi surfboards and surfing memorabilia, this collection ... More >>

Community Feedback Shapes Tauranga's Future

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 11:15 am | Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council Commissioners have taken onboard the feedback from the community following proposed changes to increase fees and charges in the city. Consultation on the proposal, which includes sports field and community lease charges and tenancy ... More >>

Projects Pushed Out As Council Juggles Budget Constraints

Monday, 4 March 2024, 5:28 pm | Tauranga City Council

Budget limitations around key investment projects has forced Tauranga City Council Commissioners to alter priorities as they deliberate the city’s next 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP). Following the Government’s repeal of the Water Services Acts, ... More >>

New Service Options Available For Council Payments And Enquiries

Monday, 4 March 2024, 2:08 pm | Tauranga City Council

Life can get busy, and life admin can stack up quickly. That’s why Tauranga City Council is making it easier to get payments made and enquiries sorted with new service options available in the community. Council payment kiosks are now located at He ... More >>

Commission Notes Community Feedback To Road Pricing Concept

Monday, 4 March 2024, 10:43 am | Tauranga City Council

The Tauranga City Council Commission has noted the largely negative community response received Through long-term plan (LTP) submissions on SmartTrip variable road pricing and has agreed not to proceed with a proposed business case investigation on the ... More >>

Work To Start On One-way Street Pilot In City Centre

Friday, 1 March 2024, 10:05 am | Tauranga City Council

Work is about to start on a pilot project to bring wider footpaths, greener spaces and some one-way streets to Tauranga city centre. The one-way traffic system will be introduced to parts of Harington, Hamilton, Spring, Wharf and Willow streets and ... More >>

Safety Improvements Ready To Roll Near New Destination Skatepark

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 3:52 pm | Tauranga City Council

Progress on the new Mount Maunganui destination skatepark is rolling on. As part of improving connectivity in the area, work has just begun on upgrading the pedestrian level crossing at Hull Road, providing a safer crossing point over the railway line ... More >>

Go By Bike Day Rolls Round

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 9:38 am | Tauranga City Council

Go By Bike Day is back and we’re encouraging people of all ages to trade their car trips for bike rides and discover the benefits of safe cycling. Part of Travel Safe’s Time to Cycle calendar of free activities, the annual Go By Bike Day on ... More >>

Upcoming Mauao Closures For Track Renewal

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 9:14 am | Tauranga City Council

Next week there will be several closures on Mauao while we undertake important track renewal works. Monday 4 March – Friday 8 March: Waikorire Track Closure To help make a safer walk, the Waikorire track will be closed for the whole week while we ... More >>

Tauranga To Celebrate Diversity And Unity In Vibrant Festival Of Colours

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 6:25 pm | Tauranga City Council

Prepare for a burst of colours and culture as the Holi Colour Splash event returns to Memorial Park, Tauranga, this Saturday. Holi, renowned as the Festival of Colours, is a vibrant Hindu tradition celebrated worldwide, and finds its local embodiment ... More >>





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