The Western Bay, stretching from Waihi Beach to Otamarakau.
Helping make our stunning district an even greater place.
Information on our council offices in the Western Bay.
Western Bay of Plenty customer services information.
Here you can find all our services listed from A-Z
Our Animal Services team is committed to promoting better care and control of dogs.
In the mood for a good read or relaxing audio visual entertainment? Look in on any of our libraries.
Enjoy the great outdoors of Western Bay by going out for leisurely walk or visit one of our parks.
RSS Feed - News Feed
Creative Bay of Plenty is looking for people to help assess applications for Creative Communities funding on behalf of Tauranga City and Western Bay of Plenty District councils.
Digital for kids will be the order of the day in Te Puke and Katikati later this month with two holiday programmes aimed at eight to 13-year-olds.
Technical difficulties with our customer contact centre have been resolved however there may be some disruption with our after hours call centre.
Recent rain in the Western Bay area has lowered the fire danger enough to allow issuing of fire permits again.
A funding boost for surf lifeguards on Western Bay beaches this summer has helped bridge the funding gap for weekly patrols.
The coastal staircase and boardwalk between Fairlie Grove and Waitui Reserve foreshore in Te Puna is closed following damage from last week’s storm.
Summer in the Western Bay is 100% fun with a line-up of free events for young people hosted by the Tauranga Youth Development Team and Safer Communities.
We're checking out public facilities and arranging any necessary repairs to take place over the coming weeks.
Omokoroa residents aren’t wasting time signing up for ultrafast broadband.
One hundred and one dogs have found new homes this year thanks to Council’s adoption programme.
NZTA is looking at tolls for four uncompleted roads nationally – including the yet to be built Tauranga Northern Link.
As we head into the festive season I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very special Christmas and happy 2018.
Omokoroa and Minden residents may face water restrictions unless they start conserving water.
Fire permits suspended and no new permits issued until further notice, despite some rainfall this week.
A group of locals have put together a plan to guide Omokoroa through the next decade.
Three brand new kennels made by a local construction company arrived to make life better for dogs with no house to shelter in.
Te Puna residents have launched a 10-year plan to guide the future direction of their community.
26 young people in the Western Bay have gained emergency services skills as part of Youth in Emergency Services programmes this year.
Thank you to everyone that has donated kennels so far! We'll continue collecting unwanted kennels this week and then resume collection in January.
Council has approved the certificate of compliance for Spark to build a cell phone tower on land off Omokoroa Road.