Here you will find information on specific projects we're working on.
These projects tend to be one off, take place over the long term and impact a large area or community.
New rules for building homes in Te Puke and Ōmokoroa
We’re making changes to our District Plan to enable more homes to be built faster, to support the needs of our growing and diverse community.
Ōmokoroa Peninsula Projects
To cater for Ōmokoroa's significant growth and the need for continuing improvements to the peninsula’s infrastructure, Council is undertaking a series of projects between now and 2022.
5G Cellphone Towers
Find out about Vodafone's Regional Network Investment Program coming to the Western Bay
Katikati Urban Growth
An area of land west of the Katikati township (inc Busby and Henry Roads) has been identified by SmartGrowth as a future Urban Growth Area (UGA) and is being considered for residential development
Keenan Road Urban Growth
The Keenan Road area has been identified by SmartGrowth as a future Urban Growth Area and is being considered for residential development in the near future.
In July 2020, Council voted to progress a proposed return of ownership of the eastern end of Matakana Island to five local hapū.
Pio Shores/Bowentown Community Stormwater Improvements
Council is working with the Pio Shores and Bowentown community to tackle stormwater flooding issues.
Tauriko for tomorrow
The vision for Tauriko for Tomorrow is to create a thriving community for locals to live, learn, work and play locally.
Te Puke Wastewater Treatment Plant - Alternative Disposal Options
Council is investigating alternative disposal options from the current discharge to the Waiari Stream.
Te Puna Commercial Zone
In mid 2018, elected members requested that community engagement be undertaken to help understand Te Puna community aspirations, and issues and opportunities for the commercial zone.
Three Waters Reform
The Government is mandating management of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater be transferred from 67 councils to four public-owned entities. Find out where Council fits in this legislation.
A project to bring ultra-fast broadband to the Western Bay communities of Waihi Beach, Te Puna, Paengaroa, Maketu and Pukehina is underway.
Waiari Water Supply Scheme
The Waiāri Water Supply Scheme is designed to help meet the future water supply needs of Tauranga and the wider Western Bay of Plenty.