Tauranga City Council
Consultation is open from 15 November and closes 5pm, 15 December 2023.
The draft Development Contributions Policy 2024/25 is now open for public consultation.
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Vital Update - Tauranga is a research project to help us hear from our different communities about what is going well and the issues that pose challenges.
We are making changes to Links Avenue to create a more welcoming and safer environment for the community.
Construction of a new interchange over the Tauranga Eastern Link will see Pāpāmoa East connected to the motorway and enable further development of the area.
Kopurererua Valley Reserve (the valley) is one of Tauranga’s largest reserves and provides a variety of different recreational and ecological experiences on your doorstep.
We are working with landowners to create a new coastal community in Papamoa East, to help support our city’s future growth.
How should we pay for the community-funded portion of the future civic precinct - Te Manawataki o Te Papa?
We are working on a plan to make the area between 17th Avenue and Cheyne Road, Pyes Pā safer, more attractive, and provide more ways for people to move.
To make the Parton Road and Tara Road roundabout safer for everyone, we're adding upgrades to improve safety for people walking or cycling, and school children.
We’re carrying out precautionary earthquake strengthening works on the Spring Street parking building. The parking building will have limited casual parking over the construction period.
We’re reviewing the Gambling Venues and Street Use Policies as well as the Traffic and Parking Bylaw. Read over our suggestions and tell us what you think.
We’re making changes to Tauranga’s Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) which will help to reduce alcohol harm in our community.
The Commission approved the establishment of a new Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) Charitable Trust that will own the land referred to as ‘Site A’ of the civic precinct on Monday 3 October 2022.
We are planning some changes on Oceanbeach Road and Girven Road that will improve your commute and make it safer and easier to get around in this neighbourhood.
With the ever-expanding population in Pāpāmoa, we’re continuing to add and upgrade amenities and environments for everyone to enjoy.
With your help we will finalise a plan for this much-loved area that will set the direction for the next 30 years.
Tauranga is growing fast, so we need to start work now to transform the area into a place where more people can live, work, study and move around.
Constructing the last 800m of the Ōmokoroa to Tauranga cycleway.
We’re upgrading Elizabeth Street to create an attractive and safe, people-friendly environment for everyone to enjoy.
A sustainable development set to house all Council administration staff under one roof.
Keenan Road is an ideal location to provide more residential housing to cater for the growth we are experiencing in Tauranga.
As part of our exciting plans to get the heart of our city pumping, we’re building a new library and community hub in the city centre on Willow Street.
We have designed an exciting new destination skate in Mount Maunganui. We’re also upgrading other skate facilities across our city.
A new playground is being designed for the waterfront along The Strand in the city centre.
Work is underway to revitalise our city centre so it becomes a place where people from near and far want to visit, learn, live, work and play.
There are more than 30 reserves and open spaces located throughout The Lakes, and through a recent community survey you told us how often you used them and any improvements you would like to see made.
We’re looking at future options for a large council-owned site in Bethlehem known as Pōteriwhi (also known as Parau Farms).
TECT Park is home to a variety of activities that need a lot of space, make a lot of noise or are just a little too wild for the suburbs. What else could TECT Park host for the community alongside our current groups?
Securing a future for the racecourse and golf club reserve land in Greerton.
We’re creating a new shared pathway along the Pāpāmoa Coastal Reserve to make walking and cycling safer, to create a reserve space for people to enjoy, and to protect the Pāpāmoa dunes (Te Ākau ki Pāpāmoa).
To improve the wastewater infrastructure in Pāpāmoa and support growth in our city, we are renewing the Opal Drive wastewater main pipeline between the Opal Drive pump station and Gravatt Road.
Tauriko West, on the edge of Tauranga, is one of the large-scale urban developments proposed to support our region’s growth, delivering a new community with an estimated 3000 – 4000 new homes from 2024/25.
The Government has announced it will make its Three Waters reform mandatory for all councils. The reform will see drinking water, wastewater and stormwater transferred from 67 councils to four public-owned entities in 2024.
We want to make it safer and easier to get around in your communities
We’re looking across our three key sport and recreation facilities, Baypark, Blake Park and Tauranga Domain and planning for the future.
As one of New Zealand’s fastest growing cities, we need to ensure there are plenty of sport, recreation and cultural facilities for the benefit of community wellbeing.
We’re proposing some enhancements to Links Avenue Reserve to support the growth of football across Tauranga, now and into the future.
The spaces available at the Mercury Baypark site in Te Maunga, Mount Maunganui, have the potential to be optimised and repurposed to cater to the city's growing population and increasing need for space to play sports and hold recreational activities and events.
As a growing city, we’re dedicated to improving the capacity and quality of the city-wide network for sports and recreation to benefit community wellbeing. At Blake Park, our goal is to create a field sports hub for community and high-performance sports.
We’re starting to think about how we use and make the most of Memorial Park in the future, alongside the planned upgrade of the aquatic and recreation hub facilities situated at the park.
We’re making Maunganui Road safer and more attractive.
We’re currently looking at how we can best create a network of highly accessible and inclusive public spaces.
We’re upgrading the Dive Crescent car park as part of our plans to revitalise the city centre and transform the waterfront in this area.
The Government is making some changes to housing rules that will change what you can do on your property. Your neighbourhood may change too, over time.
We’re building a community centre to create a safe, welcoming and flexible space for the communities of Gate Pā.
Housing supply is a priority to council, and we want to help our communities get access to affordable housing for years to come.
We live in a wonderful part of New Zealand and in Welcome Bay there are many great parks and reserves enjoyed by the community.
Exciting plans are underway to redevelop the civic precinct in the heart of our city.
The proposed coastal pathway will connect Memorial Park and the city centre, and strengthen the connection of the community with Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour.
We are transforming Cameron Road to make it safer, provide more ways to travel and more attractive.
We want to make it safer and easier for people in Matua, Bureta, Cherrywood, Ōtūmoetai, Brookfield, Bellevue, and Judea to cycle, catch a bus, or walk to key places, within the Ōtūmoetai Peninsula, as well as travel into the city centre.
We have changes planned for Grenada Street to make it safer and easier to get around in this neighbourhood.
A project to redevelop the land where the Battle of Te Ranga took place will bring new additions such as a tomokanga (gateway) entrance and walkways to the site.
We’re preparing to upgrade the eastern end of Elizabeth Street and the walkway down the hill to The Strand.
Sulphur Point and Marine Park are strategically important for many people in our city and this is one of the only places for deep water access.
The Waiāri Water Supply Scheme is designed to help meet the future water supply needs of Tauranga and the wider Western Bay of Plenty.
To create an accessible city centre we need to prioritise frequent, reliable public transport services through the area, supported by high-quality stops close to main destinations.
The Omanawa Falls reserve is owned by Tauranga City Council and is closed to the public for safety reasons. We are working with Ngāti Hangarau and Tourism Bay of Plenty to create safe access to Omanawa Falls.
We’re investigating options to provide a permanent bus facility in Arataki.
We’re reclassifying a small part (approximately 6%) of Marine Park at Sulphur Point to allow for the development of a marine research and education facility.
The outcome of Council’s investigation to facilitate access for potential urban development of land in the Ohauiti area.
Tauranga City Council has prepared a landscape plan for part of the 15km long Te Ara o Wairākei Stream reserve corridor.
We have a new representation arrangement for our Council (mayor and councillors) that will be in place for the next election, due in July 2024.
We are considering how the reserve area of Marine Parade could be further enhanced.
We're working on a safer option for people who cycle along Totara Street so they can choose to ride off the road, away from heavy vehicles.
By reviewing our City Plan together, we have an opportunity to make sure that our city continues to thrive and that we understand and protect what people value about living in Tauranga.
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