Road closures over December - January
Your guide to New Year's Eve at the Mount.
The latest test results have come back showing an unacceptable count of airborne Stachybotrys in the non-fiction area on the first floor of the City Library.
There will be a great line up for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration at Mount Maunganui, and lots to see and do before and after!
We have received further technical test results today which have been interpreted by Prendos
Tauranga City Council has received five nominations for the extraordinary vacancy for the position of Councillor for the Mount Maunganui/Papamoa Ward.
What you need to know for New Year's Eve.
Please take care when driving through work sites.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 18 December 2014
Thursday 18th December, 5pm - 8pm
As the summer temperatures begin to warm up our favourite swimming spots, monitoring has begun to help ensure safe recreational water use for all.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 11 December 2014.
This is an open message posted for staff, Sunday 14 December.
Coming soon to your letterbox: a map showing where the nearest tsunami safe zones / assembly locations are – plus the chance to win an iPhone 6.
Look out for these tsunami maps. Coming soon to your mailbox: a map showing where the nearest safe areas are.
Two areas of the Tauranga City Council administration building in Willow Street have been tested and confirmed for mould.
In the past 24 hours reports of six people suffering from toxic shellfish poisoning have been received by the Medical Officer of Health.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 4 December 2014.
September’s NZCT AIMS Games, a Tauranga City Council Flagship event, injected nearly $2 million into the city’s economy...
Tauranga City and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have signed a heads of agreement that defines the main conditions and obligations...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 27 November 2014.
Marine Precinct one step closer.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 13 November 2014.
Congratulations to Katikati Primary School and Oropi School who won the banner competition for this year's Orange Day Parade.
Arbor Care Ltd has taken out the ACC Workplace Safety Award at the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards.
This morning a very large Poplar tree has fallen across the Daisy Hardwick Track.
Tauranga City Council is recommending a number of changes to the structure and funding arrangements of Bay Venues Ltd ...
The Insurance Council of New Zealand last week released a 15-point plan aimed at reducing the social and economic impact of natural hazards in New Zealand.
Bay of Plenty councils are seeing real benefits of working together and with community leaders, government agencies and investors.
Where's your tsunami safe zone?
Where is your tsunami safe zone? Tauranga City Council has identified multiple safe zones that can be reached from every part of the City, Mount and Papamoa coastlines within 40 minutes on foot.
An emergency water shutdown has just started at 5 pm for part of the city while a watermain is under repair.
When Tauranga’s new rocket slide lands next year it will be even more iconic than the old one.
Tauranga Airport has been named AECOM Regional Airport of the Year at the Airport of the Year Awards.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 6 November 2014.
From Tauranga to the Trenches Exhibition comes to Greerton on Armistice Day. It will be in place from 11 - 22 November.
Tauranga resident Bill Taylor has been ordered by the Tauranga District Court to pay fines and costs to Tauranga City Council following a five year battle over unconsented building work...
Tauranga City Council has appointed a project manager to progress the Marine Precinct Project.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 30 October 2014
Cricket World Cup comes to Tauranga.
Wheels on Mainstreet Saturday 25 October - the following roads will be closed from 6.00am to 8.00pm
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 23 October 2014
The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy is about to begin a nationwide tour of New Zealand, with a stop for every one of the 22 years since the tournament was last here in 1992.
A by-election to find a new councillor for the Mount/Papamoa Ward will be held on 17 February 2015, following the resignation of Councillor Clayton Mitchell.
What dreams do you have for your local neighbourhood?
Chief Executive Garry Poole says Tauranga City Council staff and elected members were shocked and saddened on hearing the news of this morning’s fatal crash...
Users of the Mauao area advised that the track around the base of the Mount has been closed temporarily today
With the Bay Oval hosting the BlackCaps against South Africa next week and the White Ferns New Zealand women playing England here early next year...
Wednesday 22nd October and Saturday 25th October
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 17 October 2014
Bay Oval to host BlackCaps next week
A major earthquake is the most reliable way to know that a devastating tsunami might be on the way...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 9 October 2014
Sunday 19 October Westmorland Rise - Bluelight Trolley Derby
Council has been approached by a number of developers
who want to use Special Housing Areas to deliver their
development plans in the Papamoa East area...
Tauranga City Council has been approached by a number of developers who wish to use Special Housing Areas to deliver their development plans in the Papamoa East area.
Tauranga City Council is proposing changes to its Vegetation and Tree Management Policy, and is seeking public submissions on the draft changes...
All tracks were reopened at 10.30am.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 2 October 2014
Dine at the Historic Village. The Sugar Plum Tree Kitchen at The Historic Village will be open on Thursday nights from 5-7pm from today.
Please note that all tracks on and around Mauao are closed to the public.
The mystery of why some of Tauranga’s iconic Norfolk pines are dying appears to have been solved...
Tauranga City Council today approved the request from Zespri International Limited to lease part of the Council owned land at 410 Maunganui Road...
In August 2014 the Tauranga Housing Accord was signed by Tauranga City Council and the Government to help address housing issues in the city.
A special vehicle is driving Tauranga roads examining their levels of safety.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 25 September 2014.
Traffic delays can be expected on a section of Totara Street from next week when major stormwater works, currently underway, move to a new phase.
Tauranga City Council audited Annual Report for 2013/14 was adopted in Council Chambers this week
Thanks to all those who turned up and enjoyed the 3rd annual Tauranga Waterfront Festival in spite of the rain...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 18 September 2014...
Tauranga City and Western Bay of Plenty District councils yesterday advised the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority that the councils agree to...
A more efficient system for picking-up and dropping-off of cruise ship visitors is the intended outcome of amendments made to the attachments to Council’s Traffic and Parking Bylaw today.
The Tauranga Waterfront Festival will now be held on Sunday this weekend (as opposed to Saturday) due to the bad weather.
Growing Pains is all about the hitches and hiccups we encounter as gardeners...
With loads of free activities, entertainment and events, Tauranga City Council’s Waterfront Festival will be an afternoon of action-packed family fun on and off the water.
Please take care when driving through the following work sites.
The Strand from Harrington Street south to its intersection with Devonport Road but not including the roundabouts
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 11 September 2014
Gather your mates and get the family together for the annual Tauranga City Council Waterfront Festival from midday on Saturday 20 September.
The grass at some Tauranga reserves is being left to grow longer than usual.
The ‘why, how and spin-offs’ of workforce generation change.
As part of the Tauranga Eastern Link project there will be road closures at the Domain Road interchange on State Highway 2 over the coming week.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 4 September 2014
Tauranga hosted a group from Matamata Piako District Council last week, including Mayor Jan Barnes, Elected Members and staff, along with Transition Matamata members.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 28 August 2014
Tauranga City Council once again brings you the annual Tauranga Waterfront Festival.
The NZ Transport Agency is set to take over Route K and its debt next year in a deal that received Council sign-off this week.
Come along to a free workshop run by sustainability specialists ‘Sustainability Options’...
A partnership between the NZ Transport Agency and Tauranga City Council (TCC) will see the Route K debt removed from the city’s books when the road transfers to the Transport Agency.
The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise that the State Highway 2 / Kairua Road off ramp will be closed to traffic between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday 18 August.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 14 August 2014
The Tauranga Housing Accord has been signed by Tauranga City Council Mayor Stuart Crosby and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith to help address housing issues in the city.
Congratulations to Bay of Plenty ENZED Jetsprints for taking out the title of New Zealand’s Best Emerging Event at the New Zealand Association of Event Professionals Awards last week.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 7 August 2014
TCC has been working in partnership with people in the community to encourage, promote and provide a clean city environment...
Planning as a career will be the focus of a joint Tauranga City and Western Bay of Plenty District Council stand at this week’s Tauranga Careers and Business Expo.
A medium-level sewer overflow from the corner of Waihi Road and Churchill Road has affected the Kopurererua Stream and Waikareao Estuary today
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 31 July 2014
Over the next week you will receive your rates assessment notice for the current financial year. The first instalment is due on Friday 29 August.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 24 July 2014.
The prospect of a new, purpose-built shared tertiary campus has now moved closer with the announcement of up to $15 million funding from...
With two months to go until the General Election political parties and candidates have begun installing election hoardings around the city.
Tauranga has been identified by the Government as a priority city for the development of a Housing Accord under the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 17 July 2014.
Council approved funding for community development through the Annual Plan.
Chadwick Road from Cameron Road to Greerton Road (excluding the adjacent roundabouts) will be closed for the Illumin Art Show from 5.00pm to 9.00pm on Friday 18 July 2014.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 10 July 2014.
The latest car park occupancy figures for the city centre's $2-per-hour zones.
The $60 million-plus project to build a new university campus in the CBD for up to 1,500 students is expected to be a game changer for the Bay of Plenty...
Road Closure for Friday 11 July
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 3 July 2014.
The following is a summary of the current situation relating to SH2A, Turret Road, Hairini Link and Route K.
The third in a series of articles about some of Council’s key Annual Plan decisions that affect you and the city you live in.
This week letters have been sent to the owners of 1460 properties between Omanu and Bayfair...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 26 June 2014.
The second in a series of articles about some of Council’s key Annual Plan decisions that affect you and the city you live in.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 19 June 2014.
The first of a series of free workshops aimed at trustees and chief executives of non-profit community organisations to help strengthen board structure and capability will be held next week.
How to deal with stormwater? This is one of the biggest issues facing the city.
Agrecovery will shortly be holding collections for unwanted or expired agrichemicals in the Bay of Plenty region.
Save money and the planet with modern cloth nappies!
Come along to a free workshop run by sustainability specialists ‘Sustainability Options’ highlighting solutions around energy efficiency...
A landslip at McLaren Falls Park has encroached into the top end of Lake McLaren. For safety reasons the top end of the lake has been closed.
Tauranga City’s drinking water supply is back on track after last week’s heavy rain ...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 12 June 2014.
We are asking Tauranga residents and businesses to be conservative with their water use over the next few days...
Last week Council made a series of decisions on the annual plan, which is a detailed budget for the 2014/15 financial year.
Roxanne Place and Oropi Road are closed due to flooding.
Wednesday 11 June 2014, 1100hrs
A severe weather warning remains in place for the Bay of Plenty, however no activation of Local Civil Defence Emergency Operations Centres
Updated 11/06/2013 - 9.30am
A severe weather warning remains in place for the Western Bay of Plenty
A severe weather warning remains in place for the Western Bay of Plenty. The heaviest rainfall is expected between Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon.
Sustainable Coastlines' experienced staff have delivered educational programs to over 100,000 people...
Tauranga is set to sparkle with a series of activities and events to celebrate the arrival of the star constellation, Matariki
A lot of rain is forecast for Tauranga over the next day or two
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 5 June 2014.
Tauranga City Council today approved a ratepayer funded levy which will provide an additional $5 million toward addressing flooding issues.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust (TECT), a new full size community basketball court is being built in front of the Arataki Community Centre over the next few weeks.
Entries close on Friday 27 June.
If you tried to email the Council’s “info” address last weekend, we won’t have received your email.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 29 May 2014.
A slice of Tauranga’s history has been uncovered on The Strand where brick foundations of large baking ovens were found by contractors working at Masonic Park.
Council will make decisions next week on the 2014/15 Annual Plan...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 22 May 2014.
A surprise discovery at Masonic Park in central Tauranga has led to some of the city’s earliest European buildings being unearthed.
Over the last two months almost 180 people commented on the proposal to turn the Phoenix car park at Mount Maunganui into an urban space.
A Tauranga City Council Mayoral Delegation spent two weeks in Asia in early April, visiting China, Japan and South Korea...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 15 May 2014.
A newly completed cycle and walkway underneath the SH 29/Kopurererua River bridge provides a new access link for walkers and cyclists between The Lakes, Kopurererua Valley and the city.
The results of a rental housing ‘warrant of fitness’ field trial have been released.
Please take care when driving through the following work sites.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week 8 May 2014.
Bring your ideas!
If there is a 100-year storm, what will happen to your property? Council is in the process of updating flood hazard maps across the whole city.
Be Bright cyclists! That’s the message to cyclists from Bike Wise, NZ Police and the Western Bay of Plenty Travel Safe Team as winter sets in.
Please take care when driving through the following work sites.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 1 May 2014.
Thousands of people came together on Tuesday to commemorate the Battle of Gate Pa (Pukehinahina) and remember those who lost their lives 150 years ago.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 24 April 2014.
The Tauranga City Councillors will offer their skills and time to further support Mayor Stuart Crosby...
ANZAC Day – Road closures Friday 25 April and Battle of Gate Pa Commemorations - Tuesday 29 April 2014
Tauranga, New Zealand (Friday 24 April 2014) - A military re-enactment with guns, canons and costumes is planned this Saturday...
Tauranga, New Zealand (Thursday 24 April 2014) – Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss were all played barefoot by the NZ String Quartet last night in Tauranga
The Tauranga Moana Nightshelter Trust has been working with Tauranga City Council over the past few years to explore potential sites for development of a nightshelter for homeless people in Tauranga.
Information on Anzac Dawn Services in Tauranga -Friday 25 April.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 17 April 2014.
Papamoa and Mount Maunganui took the brunt of today’s weather where, on average, between 55 mm - 70mm of rain fell over a short duration of time.
The Easter Family Festival is cancelled due to the weather and the planned road closure will not take place.
Maleme Street is closed due to flooding. The transfer station is closed too.
Information on road closures and car parking facility hours...
Commemoration events for the Battle of Gate Pa are free and open to the public
Change of Venue to Council Chambers on Willow Street. Time: 11am-2pm, Thursday 17 April.
There will be NO collection on Friday 18 April 2014.
Tuesday 29 April 2014 marks 150 years since the Battle of Gate Pa at Pukehinahina...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 10 April 2014.
Easter Friday 18 to Sunday 20 April - Tauranga City Jazz Festival
Tuesday 29 April 2014 - Battle of Gate Pa Commemorations
Thank you to everyone who has attended the open days for the 2014/15 draft Annual Plan.
Bill (Willie) Apiata VC has been confirmed as the guest speaker at the Battle of Gate Pa 150th Commemoration Dinner...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 3 April 2014.
Thanks to everyone for making last weekend’s Earth Hour event such a success, especially for the environment.
Join the orienteering amazing race, take the kids along to the tree climbing event, or challenge yourself on the high ropes course!
Baycourt Community & Arts Centre aims to actively pursue and deliver a diverse programme of events for the Tauranga community to enable people to come together often to enjoy arts and culture.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 27 March 2014.
Tuesday 29 April 2014 marks 150 years since the Battle of Gate Pa
Mayor Stuart Crosby is leading a mayoral delegation in early April to Yantai in China and Hitachi in Japan as part of Tauranga’s sister cities agreements...
Earth Hour, taking place on Saturday 29 March is an international event to raise awareness on environmental issues and inspire local community action.
Tauranga City Council is encouraging people to have their say on the draft 2014/15 Annual Plan which is open for consultation until 22 April.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 20 March 2014.
A small amount of debris and weathered oil washed up on Mount Maunganui and Papamoa beaches over the weekend during the Cyclone Lusi storm.
Ten years of work by the Kopurererua Valley Rotary Centennial Trust were celebrated last week...
Sunday 23 March - Marra Sprint Triathlon
From the 1st April Bay of Plenty motorists will see police and parking officers doing a ‘twirl’ when they are checking cars...
Saturday 22 March, 10am - 3pm
Historic Village on 17th Ave, Tauranga
Tauranga City Council Mayor, Stuart Crosby, credits the pre-heavy weather event preparations for assisting Tauranga to get through Cyclone Lusi with minimal damage to the city.
The Met Service has lifted the severe weather warning for the Bay of Plenty region, including Tauranga.
The Met Service has issued a severe weather warning for the Bay of Plenty region,
We’ve been advised of the following postponements due to the severe weather warning for Tropical Cyclone Lusi.
The city is prepared for Cyclone Lusi.
URGENT NOTICE - Game three will now be played at 5.30pm Friday 14 March at Blake Park in Tauranga.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 13 March 2014.
EVENT POSTPONED TO 5 APRIL DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST
It’s not too late to have your say on the future of the Phoenix car park at Mount Maunganui.
There will be a significant road layout change taking place at the Domain and Tara Road intersection this weekend...
An emergency water shutdown is about to go into effect for the odd numbered properties between 289 - 325 Ohauiti Road.
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is advising people to prepare for possible severe weather this weekend.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 6 March 2014.
More than 7,000 children, parents and caregivers enjoyed the sunshine and fun at Tauranga City Council’s Children’s Day event at the Historic Village on Sunday.
SADD together with Turners Auctions are bringing free young driver event to Tauranga teens and their parents to support safer driving.
Tauranga City Council is calling for applications from people interested in joining a Disability Advisory Group.
Please take care when driving through the following work sites.
Saturday 8 March - New Zealand Pipe Band Championships
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 27 February 2014.
Road Closures for Sunday 2 March
Children's Day - Free fun for the whole family! Sunday 2 March 11am - 2pm at the Historic Village 17th Avenue
Can you walk away from a tsunami? Tauranga City Council plans to have tsunami evacuation routes sign posted for all of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Papamoa by May 2015.
Children's Day - Free fun for the whole family! Sunday 2nd March from 11am to 2pm at the Historic Village on 17th Avenue
There will be an emergency water shutdown for a short section of Otumoetai Road this afternoon.
Route K will become a state highway from July 2015.
Tourism Bay of Plenty's vision is that the region is a destination that has a vibrant, sustainable tourism offering, and is one of the top four tourism destinations in New Zealand by 2020.
If you could change the Phoenix car park at the Mount, what would you do? More events and markets? Shaded green space?
An area of Maleme Street will be out of water for the next 3 or 4 hours as a result of a water main break.
In early 2013 Tainui Group Holdings Ltd (TGH) was selected by Tauranga City Council as the preferred tenderer for the development of a hotel and conference centre...
Tauranga City Council is seeking ideas from the public about turning the Phoenix car park on Maunganui Road into an urban space.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 7 February 2014.
Council has been making decisions this week on projects and activities that will be part of the draft 2014/15 Annual Plan and budget to go out for public consultation in March.
Road Closures for Saturday 8th February and Sunday 16th February.
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 31 January 2014.
It’s the peak of summer and Tauranga City’s water consumption is above average for this time of year.
A special dawn service at Hopukiore (Mount Drury) commemorating the signing of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi, is one of the key events planned for the region’s Waitangi Day...
A bullet point list of news and updates from around Council for the week beginning 24 January 2014.
On Friday 31 January the waterfront will come alive with music, markets and a movie under the stars as the National Jazz Festival launches its 2014 programme.
Tauranga City Council wishes to advise that customers in Welcome Bay and Papamoa may notice that their water looks cloudy or 'milky'.
Tauranga City Airshow: 25th and 26th January
Pilot Bay Classic Triathlon: 27th January.
Are you a regular user of Tye Park?
A pipe break in Maleme Street this afternoon has created a discoloured water problem for the area between Greerton to around 11th Avenue.
The TECT All Terrain Park, jointly owned and governed by Western Bay District and Tauranga City councils, has been awarded an international award for park management...
Tauranga City Council will run some water pressure testing on Friday 17 January at ASB Stadium.
Tauranga City Council plants new street trees and reserve trees every autumn
Learn all about Tauranga, the stone carvings, murals, carved poupou and historic places scattered around our city.
What's on this summer; Win an iPhone 5C!!!