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Council backs national project helping to tackle New Zealand's food waste.
UPDATED: Bay of Plenty Civil Defence is keeping a close watch on Tropical Cyclone Pam.
The fire danger for the sub-region has lessened, meaning fire permits are once again available.
With community vision, sustainability and unique recreation at heart – a one-of-a-kind skate facility is on its way.
The first soil has been turned in the construction of Omokoroa's two new tennis courts.
Life in Katikati can return to normal...Barry’s back. But where did he go?
Motorists are urged to take extra care on the road as a major road reseal programme gets underway.
The Paengaroa community is ready to officially launch its plan for the next 10 years.
Another dose of hot, dry weather has forced the Western Bay Moana Rural Fire Authority to once again place a suspension on all open air fire permits.
Katikati will be put under the microscope as specialist scientists seek to discover more than 2400 species in 24 hours.
The next step in progressing Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s first Special Housing Area (SHA) in Omokoroa is underway.
The Kaimoa Festival will now be held at the Te Puke Showgrounds.
A block of beachside toilets stunning enough to rival the coastal view? The new Waihi Beach toilets come close.
As more than 90 accomplished and passionate speakers vie for one of 10 spots at this year’s TEDxTauranga event – there is one more place on hold for an extra-special entry.
The block of land upon which the Papamoa Hall once stood will return to the descendants of its original owners.
A number of near misses have the Western Bay Moana Rural Fire Authority asking residents to keep their wits about them when lighting fires.
Te Puke Library has gained a new treasure in the children’s section with the unveiling of a mural created by local artist Bryce Rhodes.
Katikati Recycling Centre is locking in its extended opening hours on Saturdays following a three month trial.
Council is helping sponsor a series of talks surrounding public art, open to everyone this February.
More than 40 children grabbed their jandals, beach towels and hats to join Te Puke Library’s Summer Reading Programme Beach Party this week.