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.
Digital Enablement Programme
Council launched the Digital Enablement Programme (DEP) in 2017 with the aim to enhance digital skills across all ages of our population in Western Bay and Tauranga.
Katikati urban growth
To cater for more growth, Council needs to identify land which is feasible for development, rezone it to residential and service it so houses can be built when needed.
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.
Omokoroa Domain and Esplanade
Council is looking at upgrades which aim to balance retaining the lovely character of the Omokoroa Domain and foreshore while making sure the area caters for growth and multiple uses.
Omokoroa Road upgrade works
A significant project that will see Omokoroa Road upgraded from State Highway 2 to the railway.
Omokoroa Structure Plan
To make sure Omokoroa remains a peninsula paradise it is important that planning decisions made today are well considered to ensure that all current and future residents have a great quality of life.
Ongare Point Wastewater Scheme
The Ongare Point Wastewater Scheme consists of an onsite tank at each property that will pump wastewater from the properties to a new centralised treatment plant.
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 Consent Renewal
Information on the Te Puke wastewater treatment plant consent renewal
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.
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.
Waste management and minimisation investigations
Council has been investigating alternative recycling and rubbish collection models to achieve better oversight and management of solid waste and recycling throughout the District.
Yeoman walkway to Park Road Reserve
This provides the current status of investigations into forming the walkway/cycleway along the esplanade reserve between The Yeoman Walkway and Park Road Reserve, Katikati.