Kia ora and welcome to your Tauranga City Council news
COVID-19: Tauranga at Orange
Tauranga is at Orange in the COVID-19 Protection Framework. Please continue to wear a mask when you are in our facilities and venues. For more information on face masks at Orange, click here.
Our city centre’s future is looking bright
We’re on our way to transforming our city centre into a place we can all be proud of. Read more about our vision and how we’ll be bringing it to life with our partners and the community over the next 10 years here.
Accessible Streets for Ōtūmoetai Peninsula
Our community needs safer and easier travel options to cycle, bus or walk around Ōtūmoetai Peninsula and into the City Centre. Have your say to help us plan ahead.
Changes to Local Alcohol Policy
We’re proposing changes that may affect where and when you buy alcohol in Tauranga. You can have your say on Tauranga’s Local Alcohol Policy until Friday, 16 September. Find out more.
Tauranga, we’re growing up
The housing rules are changing. It’s time to give your feedback on proposed Plan Change 33 – Enabling housing supply. Submissions are open until Friday 23 September 2022. Find out more.
Community Grants Fund - apply now
Have a community-led initiative which will help create positive change? Your registered charity, school, not-for-profit ECE, or kura could get a funding boost of up to $50,000. Learn more.
Community Development Match Fund opens next week
Want to deliver a new initiative that fosters strong, innovative and vibrant communities? We could help by contributing 50% of the project costs up to $10,000. Learn more.
Use of Council Land Policy
We’re reviewing how we manage the use of council land and are asking for your feedback on our draft policy. Have your say from Monday, 12 September.
Open Space Level of Service Policy review
We’re proposing a change to the Open Space Level of Service Policy in new suburban developments to ensure we deliver good urban design outcomes. Have your say here from Monday, 12 September.
Tauranga Marathon returns 18 September
All distance options take a fast, flat, and stunning coastal course, finishing on Tauranga’s beautiful waterfront. After a two-year hiatus, this is not to be missed! Tickets: taurangamarathon.nz/
Zespri AIMS Games 3-9 September
Around 20,000 visitors are expected in Tauranga Moana from this Saturday. Read why you should check out the games: bit.ly/3cvT5xN
It’s been just over a year since council launched its new rates-funded kerbside service and together, we’ve already nearly halved our household waste going to landfill. Find out more.