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Community outcomes

Community outcomes are the goals we set for ourselves. They shape the activities we undertake to improve the wellbeing of Tauranga.

We are also guided by a set of six principles.

We refreshed our outcomes in September 2020 to help guide the Long-term Plan 2021-31.

The outcomes listed below were created from community feedback on our projects around the city, and from a public survey. 

We value and protect our environment
  • We value and protect our environment - Tauranga is a city that values our natural environment and outdoor lifestyle, and actively works to protect and enhance it

We have a well planned city
  • We have a well planned city - Tauranga is a city that is well-planned with a variety of successful and thriving compact centres, resilient infrastructure, and community amenities.

 
We can move around our city easily
  • We can move around our city easily - Tauranga is a well-connected city, easy to move around in and with a range of sustainable transport choices

We support business and education
  • We support business and education - Tauranga is a city that attracts and supports a range of businesses and education opportunities, creating jobs and a skilled workforce
We are inclusive, and value our culture and diversity
  • We are inclusive - Tauranga is a city that recognises and promotes partnership with tangata whenua, and values culture and diversity, and where people of all ages and backgrounds are included, feel safe, connected and healthy.
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  • We recognise we are an integral part of the wider Bay of Plenty region and upper North Island – Tauranga is a well-connected city having a key role in making a significant contribution to the social, economic, cultural and environmental well-being of the region.


 
Principles

  • We deliver value for our communities through prudent financial management, ensuring we plan and provide affordable fit-for-purpose services.
  • Sustainability and resilience underpin our decision making and service delivery, protecting the future of our city
  • We work in partnership with tangata whenua, our communities, sub-regional stakeholders and central government.
  • We manage the balance between social, economic, cultural and environmental wellbeing of our communities.
  • We listen to our communities and make transparent, evidence-based decisions.

Last Reviewed: 23/03/2021

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