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.
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.
Three Waters Reform
The Government is considering how best to regulate and deliver the country’s three water services - drinking water, wastewater and stormwater. Find out more about what Council's position is on this.
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.
Ōmokoroa 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.
In July 2020, Council voted to progress a proposed return of ownership of the eastern end of Matakana Island to five local hapū.
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.