Council

Public meeting turns testy

Tauranga City Mayor Tenby Powell is defending his decision to walk out of a public meeting in Papamoa this week. The Papamoa Residents & Ratepayers... Read More

Every street is Memory Lane

Anzac Day commemorations have probably never been easier, more interactive or more personal than they will be on Saturday. For starters many people... Read More

Book worms turn to crime in lock-down

Mystery, crime and thrillers are leading the way when it comes to reading habits over the past few weeks. Online borrowers are particularly enjoying... Read More

Green space gobbles house

The Tauranga City Council is planning to remove a tidy, three-bedroom house in Pyes Pa to provide a second access to the park and playground behind it. The... Read More

Cyclists claim Grenada Street

Unlike its dreamy, balmy Caribbean namesake, Grenada Street in Arataki is a bristling corner of suburbia right now. It’s about a couple of separated... Read More

Are we barking up the right tree?

All dogs classified as menacing to be neutered, and no more than two beehives in a residential zone. They’re just a couple of proposed changes... Read More

A pittance to pay for progress

The bus driver is venting in The Weekend Sun front office. To anyone who will listen really.   “Do they have any bloody idea?” He’s... Read More

Museum vote challenged

  A pro-museum interpretation of the 60/40 museum referendum result is being challenged by the council’s City Transformation Committee chairman... Read More