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25/08/2016 12:00 a.m.
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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.
New road names and speed limits for the stretch of State Highway 2 in to Te Puke open this week for public consultation.
The challenge is set for youth throughout Tauranga City and the Western Bay of Plenty to put their summer holiday to good use – and get serious about the environment.
The fire danger throughout the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga City has reached “extreme” levels.
The Western Bay Moana Rural Authority advises fire danger indicators are now in the ‘High’ to ‘Very High’ range.
A new public access way to Precious Family Reserve in Omokoroa is open for use.
The public will be asked to contribute names for the former stretch of State Highway 2 in to Te Puke.
A replacement rural fire tanker will equip Western Bay fire fighters well for the summer adding valuable water capacity to battle blazes.
A survey from the Acorn Foundation
Land values to increase in the Western Bay.
Fire risks due to high winds in the Western Bay.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council is developing a new bylaw to help regulate the operation of roadside mobile traders.
Council staff secure the Papamoa Hall site following a fire that destroyed the building on Tuesday, 28 October.
The impact of this weather event could be clearly seen along the exposed coastline from Waihi Beach down towards Tauranga City.
The Maketu Project Team are reviewing the community plan for Maketu to check whether original actions are still relevant and to ensure new ideas can be added to the project programme.
Council may in future revisit the Provisional Local Alcohol Policy (PLAP) and the issue of whether a cap can be placed on the number of new off-licences allowed in the District.
Council and the NZ Transport Agency have awarded a $154 million road maintenance contract that is set to save ratepayers and road users an estimated $50 million over seven years.