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The waterways and coastal areas of the Western Bay are popular places to visit during summer – but it’s a good idea to check out the quality of water before you jump in.
From today horse riders at Tuapiro Point must abide by the new bylaw.
11 November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. Read more about the Armistice Day events in Western Bay.
The Waitui Reserve toilet is being replaced by a spanking new Permaloo-designed loo and will be adorned with artwork by Tauranga artist Shane Walker.
Te Puke Library has taken the top prize as the spookiest place in town.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council has gained national praise for its improvements to managing the District’s drinking water.
Pukehina Surf Lifesaving Club members are elated that a pipedream to build a new clubhouse is to be a reality.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council has given its final blessing for horse riding to continue at Tuapiro Point but with stricter rules around permitted riding areas and riders’ code of conduct.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council has approved a proposal to alter the boundary between Tauranga City and Western Bay at Tauriko West.
A $150,000 investment in the Paengaroa to Rotoiti cycle trail by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) will provide an important link in the development of the Tauranga to Rotorua cycleway.
Katikati’s new Arts Junction has staked its claim on the old library by transforming the building into a stunning creative space.
Breakfast with the gulls at Maketu is the adventurous twist for this year’s annual meeting of the Maketu Ongatoro Wetland Society (MOWS) on Saturday 10 November.
Migrant Expo comes to Bay of Plenty
Athenree refreshes emergency action plan
Diwali festival is being celebrated in Te Puke and Katikati
Development plans for the Omokoroa Domain and Esplanade have been approved by Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s policy committee and the first changes will take place over the next 12 months.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council will be flushing all its water mains over the two-week period from 23 October – 6 November 2018.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council is inviting the community to share their views on the future of the Te Puna Village commercial area.
Several tall gum trees bordering Te Arawa Avenue in Maketu are to be felled in December for safety reasons.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Representation Review proposal that was formally adopted last month opens for public appeals and objections is open until Monday 5 November.