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The Omokoroa walkway and cycleway between Cooney Reserve and Tinopai Reserve will closed for several weeks.
Results of a binding poll show Western Bay electors have voted against Māori representation around the Council table.
A plan for welcoming newcomers to the area is taking shape, with local organisations and community groups sharing ideas for helping people settle well in their new home.
Council Service Centres will be open this Saturday (19 May) from 9am to noon to receive any votes regarding the Māori Ward poll.
A festival of innovation that's good for the world, happening from May 21 to May 25. Check out all the workshops and events happening in Tauranga.
Jizzy Green of Katikati is living proof that you can live a sustainable lifestyle while living in the middle of town.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council is undertaking a bylaw review which considers no longer allowing horses to be ridden at Tuapiro Point.
NZTA and Western Bay Council are carrying out a two-week trial to see if delays can be reduced for people using State Highway 2 near Te Puna.
Behind the scenes in the Western Bay, community groups are beavering away to improve the environment and community awareness of sustainable ecological and conservation practices.
Free computer classes are a first for Maketu and they’re proving popular.
Katikati’s Main Street will undergo overnight surface repairs from Tuesday 8 May until the following Tuesday 15 May.
Does your community group have a project in mind but need extra funding to get it over the line? Matching Fund application forms now available.
Maps showing the possible extent of natural hazards on land are being updated.
Two pieces of work are underway which will help complete the Omokoroa part of the cycleway project.
Council is holding an open day to hear what the community thinks about possible areas for future residential development in Katikati.
There are a number of Anzac Day events being held around the Western Bay on 25 April to remember the brave soldiers who fought at Gallipoli.
Voting opens next week for Western Bay electors to have their say on whether or not the District Council should establish Māori wards.
The opening of the new Katikati Library, Service Centre and Community Hub is planned for late August 2018.
Mayor Garry Webber cuts the ribbon on Te Ara Kahikatea Pathway in Te Puke.
Community groups in the Western Bay are urged to have a go for the 2018 Trustpower Community Awards - and entries are now open.